Beverly Hills voters overwhelming selected Rachelle Marcus to serve on the Board of Education, giving her 46.61 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s election. Tristen Walker-Shuman nabbed the second open spot with 32.69 percent of the vote.
Come fall 2019, the Beverly Hills Unified School District is set to include a dedicated middle school following Tuesday’s 3-0 vote to move ahead with a plan to reconfigure the district’s century-old education model.
Notwithstanding the upcoming Nov. 6 election, which will yield the selection of two new members to the Board of Education, the current board could vote as early as Tuesday about reconfiguring the Beverly Hills Unified School District to include a dedicated middle school.
It’s finally election day, and Beverly Hills voters will head to the polls today to elect two new members to the Board of Education.
Hawthorne administrators took swift action last Friday afternoon following reports, which later turned out to be unfounded, that a substitute teacher had detained students in the classroom at the end of the day, even getting physical with students.
On Tuesday, the Board of Education voted 4-1 to enter into an eight-week temporary contract with Calabasas-based Nastec International, Inc. to provide armed security at Beverly Hills Unified School District starting Monday when classes resume.
The California Supreme Court took just over a month to deny a Petition for Review brought by Strategic Concepts LLC on June 18, making the decision on Wednesday to uphold the latest judicial finding that Government Code Section 1090 does apply to independent contractors.
With over half of its student body learning from within portable classrooms, the Beverly Hills Unified School District is clearly in need of an upgrade. On Tuesday, Beverly Hills voters will decide if the solution is Measure BH, a $385 million construction bond which will return students to permanent classroom buildings in addition to making other upgrades, including repairing Hawthorne’s century-old auditorium.
Longtime resident and lifelong educator Rachelle Marcus has officially become the first candidate to throw her hat in the ring for one of two upcoming seats on the Beverly Hills Board of Education.
Attention residents: Do you care about children and want to make an impact in the lives of Beverly Hills’ youngest inhabitants? Consider joining the Board of Education. On Tuesday evening, the board unanimously passed a resolution calling for an election on Nov. 6 for two governing board members. Both Board President Lisa Korbatov, who is now finishing her ninth year in her second term on the board, and board member Howard Goldstein, now in his fifth year of his first term, have publicly said they did not plan to run again. However, as anyone with lack of access to a magical crystal ball knows, that remains to be seen.