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2014/09/02 16:22
2014/09/02 16:22
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With Labor Day behind us, Californians need to brace themselves for the tidal wave of ads, mailers, robo calls and door knocks between now and the Nov. 4 election. The deluge will make it easy to...
2014/09/02 16:22
2014/09/02 16:22
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2014/09/01 22:44
2014/09/01 22:44
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In June, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu surprised education reformers and teachers unions alike by declaring as unconstitutional the state’s teacher-tenure system, which makes it nearly...
2014/08/30 00:44
2014/08/30 00:44
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Last year, in championing a change in school funding formulas, Gov. Jerry Brown said California’s future prosperity depended on its ability to help millions of struggling students master English and...
2014/08/29 20:58
2014/08/29 20:58
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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will appeal the June court ruling that California’s teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional. “The people who dedicate their lives to the...
2014/08/29 20:06
2014/08/29 20:06
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SALINAS >> The "Young Eagles Flight" program, sponsored by the nonprofit EAA Aviation Foundation, took about 30 girls from the Hartnell SEMAA program on a tour of our Salinas skies last weekend....
2014/08/27 21:25
2014/08/27 21:25
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Building trades will be taught at two San Diego County high schools as part of pilot program, the state Department of Education said Wednesday. Hoover High School's Sustainable Academy of Building...
2014/08/27 02:22
2014/08/27 02:22
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SACRAMENTO -- Nearly $27 million in grant money is available to California schools to improve their Internet connectivity in time for new Common Core computer tests next spring. The state has set...
2014/08/26 13:45
2014/08/26 13:45
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School district board member resigns Laura BeatonStaff Writer8/26/2014 Bob Tuerck resigned his position on the Plumas Unified School District and County Office of Education board of directors during...
2014/08/26 01:30
2014/08/26 01:30
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SACRAMENTO -- The state Department of Education has set aside $3.5 million in federal aid for schools with increased numbers of immigrant students this school year, Superintendent Tom Torlakson...
2014/08/21 16:21
2014/08/21 16:21
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In a couple of last minute applications, two more candidates have appeared on Fort Bragg's ballot for city council. In addition to previously announced candidate Mark Iacuannello, Lindy Peters and...
2014/08/19 15:44
2014/08/19 15:44
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SACRAMENTO >> Educators and school districts now have a new free-of-charge toolkit to help them understand how the Common Core State Standards are remodeling California's education system. "As...
2014/08/19 15:24
2014/08/19 15:24
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Lydia Gutierrez, candidate for State Superintendent of Public Instruction, will be the guest speaker at the Corning Tea Party meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at the Corning Senior Center 1015 4th...
2014/08/16 19:37
2014/08/16 19:37
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Maybe our expectations were just too big to be delivered by such little vehicles. Modesto created an impressive venue for the SuperKarts! USA’s races Aug. 1-3, complete with spectator bridges, open...
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2014/08/16 04:58
2014/08/16 04:58
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Two English teachers, one from the San Juan Unified School District and the other from the River Delta Unified School District, have been named Sacramento County Teachers of the Year 2015. The honors...
2014/08/16 03:37
2014/08/16 03:37
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... Manufacturing students at Ceres High School make robots, promote recycling and design solar-powered boats. But in a larger sense, they’re building tomorrow. “The whole idea is fabulous. I want to...
2014/08/16 02:53
2014/08/16 02:53
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Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, shared a major accomplishment Friday morning with local educators, the groundbreaking for a $1.9 million special education building on the...
2014/08/14 23:29
2014/08/14 23:29
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With big black headphones covering his ears, 8-year-old Juan Jose listens to instructions in his native language, then presses his tiny fingertip to an iPad to put a group of letters in alphabetical...
2014/08/14 17:03
2014/08/14 17:03
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State officials have honored two Tustin Unified schools for their academic achievements in the face of adversity. Beswick Elementary School and Currie Middle School in Tustin received the state’s...
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2014/08/14 16:08
2014/08/14 16:08
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Mendocino County's Election Division of the Clerk-Recorder-Assessor's office has released the preliminary list for the Nov. 4 general election. The deadline for filing candidacy paperwork was...
2014/08/14 04:18
2014/08/14 04:18
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Electronic tablets in bright orange cases were everywhere the first day of school Wednesday at Central Unified School District. The district in northwest Fresno is one of the first in the state to...
2014/09/02 16:22
2014/09/02 16:22
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