Topic: Desert Sands Unified School District

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  1. Desert Sands Unified School District: Teachers set for raises

    • Mar 19, 2014
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    LA QUINTA -- Negotiation teams in the Desert Sands Unified School District have agreed on a 2 percent raise for teachers, retroactive to Aug. 29. The deal includes an additional...

  2. Canadian national struck, killed while crossing La Quinta road

    • Mar 04, 2014
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    Sherry Johnstone, an assistant superintendent with Desert Sands Unified School District, which includes that school, said the collision occurred before schools were released...

  3. California cutbacks may mean end of school agriculture programs

    • Feb 19, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    Indio High School, which is part of the Desert Sands Unified School District, and Coachella Valley High School, which is part of the Coachella Valley Unified School District,...

  4. Teenage girl refused to testify in sexual assault case involving La Quinta man

    • Feb 19, 2014
    • DESERTSUN

    Armstrong -- who later married the girl's sister -- worked as a substitute teacher and part-time coach for the Desert Sands Unified School District, and had substituted for one...

  5. Desert Sands Unified School District eyes flood repairs

    • Sep 02, 2013
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    The Desert Sands Unified School District suffered as much as $150,000 in damage during flooding on Aug. 25, school board documents show. Water seeped into two...

  6. Restroom misunderstanding puts two schools on lockdown

    • Jan 15, 2014
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    They were lifted just before 9 a.m., said Sherry Johnstone, assistant superintendent for Desert Sands Unified School District. According to Indio police spokesman Ben Guitron,...

  7. Desert Sands Unified School District board to vote on AC repair plan

    • May 20, 2013
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    The Desert Sands Unified School District board will vote tonight to spend nearly $130,000 to repair elementary school air conditioners that were struck by copper thieves earlier...

  8. Desert Sands Unified Wi-Fi funds OK'd

    • Dec 17, 2013
    • DESERTSUN

    LA QUINTA -- The Desert Sands Unified School District will use Common Core preparation funds to buy 6,000 Google Chromebooks and install wireless Internet at the six mid-valley...

  9. Parents want Abraham Lincoln Elementary principal removed

    • Dec 17, 2013
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    LA QUINTA -- A small but passionate group of parents have demanded that the Desert Sands Unified School District remove the new principal of Abraham Lincoln Elementary for...

  10. How to find $1 million for Coachella Valley schools

    • Nov 23, 2013
    • DESERTSUN

    On average, a student in the Desert Sands Unified School District ... year, the Desert Sands Unified School District ... Gary Rutherford is superintendent of the Desert Sands Unified School District ...