Latest local news briefs include an investigation launched after a staff member reportedly used the “N-word” at San Juan High School, a report on diversity in representation on school boards, and an update on home sales in Citrus Heights.
Investigation launched into use of ‘N-word’ by SJHS staffer
ABC10 reported Friday that the San Juan Unified School district has launched an investigation into an incident at San Juan High School where a staff member reportedly said the “N-word” while telling students to not use the word. The school’s principal said in a statement to families that “”The use of the N-word or any other racial slur in any context is unacceptable.” (See full story)
Median price of Citrus Heights homes remains below $300/sq ft.
Home sales in Citrus Heights are continuing to sell at just under $300 per square foot, according to a March 1 report by The Sacramento Bee. The median price per square foot is $299 in Citrus Heights, which is $11 less than the median price in Sacramento County. The lowest median price is in Arden Arcade, at $268 per square foot. (See full story)
Report: San Juan school board mostly reflects diversity of students
A report from CapRadio on March 2 took a look at the racial makeup of school boards in the region compared with the racial makeup of student populations and found disparities in most districts — with the exception of San Juan Unified, where it found the school board “mostly tracks the makeup of the student population.” (Read full story)
Latest local news briefs include an investigation launched after a staff member reportedly used the "N-word" at San Juan High School, a report on diversity in representation on school boards, and an update on home sales in Citrus Heights.
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