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2014/04/14 06:16
2014/04/14 06:16
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Students have been given all sorts of rights, and for a teacher to even look cross-eyed at a kid, the kid is liable to turn the teacher in for abuse, leering or picking on them. Politicians like Sam...
2014/04/14 06:16
2014/04/14 06:16
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2014/04/13 11:12
2014/04/13 11:12
5d
ORLAND, Calif. - It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los...
2014/04/12 07:07
2014/04/12 07:07
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... It was a busload of opportunity: young, low-income, motivated students, destined to become the first in their families to go to college, journeying from the concrete sprawl of Los Angeles to a...
2014/04/10 13:58
2014/04/10 13:58
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As the old saying goes, one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch. It was good news for the California Legislature in December, when the Field Poll showed public support for lawmakers at its highest...
2014/04/10 00:39
2014/04/10 00:39
8d
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego County of Office Education was Wednesday awarded a $1.3 million, four-year state grant that will pay for programs designed to prevent the use of tobacco products and...
2014/04/07 08:02
2014/04/07 08:02
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It’s hard to find a politician, from president all the way down to dog catcher, who doesn’t claim to be an education reformer. But all the big talk and supposed devotion to schools never seems to make...
2014/04/02 19:58
2014/04/02 19:58
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Proposition 30, enacted by voters in 2012 to temporarily raise sales taxes and income taxes on the wealthy, was touted by Gov. Jerry Brown and other proponents as an alternative to making billions of...
2014/03/28 01:39
2014/03/28 01:39
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ENCINITAS (CNS) - The Encinitas Union School District was one of two districts honored this week in the state Department of Education's Green Ribbon Schools Program. The state program mirrors the...
2014/03/27 00:57
2014/03/27 00:57
22d
The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium tests are designed to measure what students know based on the new Common Core State Standards in language arts and mathematics. The tests, an alternative to...
2014/03/26 16:25
2014/03/26 16:25
23d
California is preparing to implement Common Core education standards. As part of that change, the state is replacing standardized tests with new “assessments” meant to better judge students’...
2014/03/25 13:58
2014/03/25 13:58
24d
California's 23rd Senate District was vacated last fall when former state Sen. Bill Emmersonabruptly announced he would resign effective December 1, saying his "passion has waned" after nine years in...
2014/03/21 18:14
2014/03/21 18:14
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Drought could impact rural California school attendance FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rural California schools expect to see attendance drop as the drought worsens and families leave the state's agricultural...
2014/03/20 09:49
2014/03/20 09:49
29d
The quality of teacher training will be crucial to the success of the new Common Core State Standards in math, educators say, and the pressure is on districts to give elementary school teachers the...
2014/03/19 17:25
2014/03/19 17:25
30d
School attendance may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you think about the impact of the drought on California. But it is affected. Less water means fewer crops, which means fewer farm...
2014/03/19 04:58
2014/03/19 04:58
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Increased state funding has brought relief to most California schools, with 76 districts reporting they are no longer in financial peril, the California Department of Education announced this...
2014/03/17 13:58
2014/03/17 13:58
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When California's largest union group comes to Sacramento, it gets the attention of top government officials from both sides of the aisle. Gov. Jerry Brown will deliver the keynote address at the...
2014/03/17 08:02
2014/03/17 08:02
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Whenever either major political party enjoys a two-decade run of electoral success, it's easy to assume that the party in its ascendancy is doing a lot that's right, and the party getting its teeth...
2014/03/14 13:58
2014/03/14 13:58
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The California Republicans face a more difficult challenge when they meet in Burlingame for their spring convention starting today -- whip up excitement for the election slate of a party that has...
2014/04/14 06:16
2014/04/14 06:16
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