Natomas District, Unions Face Off

At Issue: Labor Talks, Layoffs & Pay RaisesBY BRANDY TUZON BOYDTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzMonths of tumultuous labor relations between the Natomas Unified School District and both its employee … [Read more...]

Natomas Unified Finances Improved

County Warns AgainstDeficit SpendingTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzThe Sacramento County Office of Education is canceling  its request for an emergency state loan for the Natomas Unified School … [Read more...]

Top Manager Abruptly Leaves Natomas Unified School District

BY BRANDY TUZON BOYDTHE NATOMAS BUZZ | @natomasbuzzA fifth member of the Natomas Unified School District's senior management team has resigned after being on the job less than two months.Red Balfour … [Read more...]

Natomas Teachers Make Deal With School District

The Natomas Teachers' Union last night reached a tentative agreement with school district officials that could halt an imminent state takeover. "No one wanted to see our district taken over by the … [Read more...]

Fitch Downgrades Natomas USD, Outlook Negative

Fitch Ratings has downgraded the Natomas Unified School District's $60.6 million general obligation bonds from A- to BBB.Fitch Ratings also changed the "Rating Watch Negative" to "Rating Outlook is … [Read more...]

Tempers Flare At Natomas School Board Meeting

Tempers flared Wednesday night at a Natomas Unified School District board meeting where media coverage of contract negotiations proved to be such a hot topic, the meeting was stopped at one point. … [Read more...]

Bankruptcy Process Starts For Natomas Schools

Sacramento County officials met today with state representatives to start bankruptcy proceedings for the Natomas Unified School District.The Natomas district failed to meet a Nov. 30 deadline to show … [Read more...]

Natomas School District Impasse Request Withdrawn

Talks With Teachers UnionResume TomorrowNatomas school officials yesterday withdrew its impasse request following talks between legal counsel and state Public Employee Relations Board … [Read more...]

Natomas District Expects Impasse Decision Today

Officials Seek State HelpNegotiating With TeachersSOURCE: NATOMAS UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICTThe Natomas Unified School District expects to receive word today whether the state will intervene in contract … [Read more...]

Natomas Declares Impasse With Teachers Union

Natomas Unified School District officials today declared an impasse in its negotiations with the Natomas Teachers' Association. The district met yesterday with teachers' union representatives, but … [Read more...]

Opinion: County Responds To Natomas Supe’s Report

County Superintendent SeeksTo Clarify Two PointsSubmitted by Dave Gordon,Sacramento County Superintendent of Schools GORDONThe education community is watching with great interest the ongoing financial … [Read more...]