As of Saturday, the charter school will be officially closed as its 5-year charter with the Los Banos Unified School District ends without a renewal after a high-stakes battle that ended in the courts on Wednesday.
Green Valley Charter School’s fight for survival has spilled over to the Los Banos Unified School District Board, which is split over whether the school should get a second hearing on its charter renewal.
Mark Marshall, 51, will start leading the district July 1 on a three-year contract that will pay him an initial base salary of $188,941, in addition to a $1,000 annual stipend for holding a doctorate degree in education.
A male driver believed to be in his 50s died Tuesday morning after an SUV carrying his family crashed upside down into a canal at the corner of Nickel Road and Sand Slough Road between Los Banos and Merced, CHP Los Banos Officer Dean Emehiser said. Two children between the ages of 1 and 2, as well as three adults, were rescued by Good Samaritans.
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