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Some Fresno schools will double as parks on weekends

The Fresno City Council approved an agreement Thursday with the Central Unified School District for weekend use of playground areas at Steinbeck and McKinley elementary schools in the western part of the city. An agreement between the city and the Fresno Unified School District for the use of 14 school sites is expected to be approved in May.

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Contractor opposes Fresno Unified’s motion to dismiss leaseback case

The contractor suing Fresno Unified over a lease-leaseback construction project has asked a judge to deny the district’s recent motion to dismiss the case. Last week, attorneys for Fresno Unified filed a motion in Fresno County Superior Court to dismiss the “lease-leaseback” suit, which alleges the district deliberately avoided the traditional competitive bid process in 2012.

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Fresno Unified wants leaseback lawsuit dismissed

Fresno Unified wants a lawsuit that alleges administrators signed an illegal leaseback contract with Harris Construction to be dismissed. The district says a competing contractor is not fit to make allegations. His attorney believes the Superior Court judge will deny FUSD’s motion.

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Clovis elementary school fires up its kids with 'Superstar Students' video

It's time for statewide testing at schools across California. Harold Woods Elementary produced this video to help get the children fired up and ready.
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Clovis elementary school fires up its kids with 'Superstar Students' video 04:37

Clovis elementary school fires up its kids with 'Superstar Students' video

Calling out voters at Visalia's Mt. Whitney High School 01:25

Calling out voters at Visalia's Mt. Whitney High School

Touring show addresses bullying, domestic violence in Fresno 00:53

Touring show addresses bullying, domestic violence in Fresno

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CSU faculty and students rally for raise at California Capitol