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2015/05/19 22:44
2015/05/19 22:44
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SAN DIEGO — County Supervisor Dave Roberts has hired a crisis communication specialist to help his political career weather accusations from former staff members. Roberts has brought on board...
2015/05/19 22:44
2015/05/19 22:44
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2015/05/17 01:58
2015/05/17 01:58
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One by one, bills to change education policy are foundering in California. Democratic legislators shelved a measure to extend from two to three years the time it takes for teachers to achieve tenure....
2015/05/16 07:58
2015/05/16 07:58
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Longtime education expert David L. Walrath was in the room when he and other school financial experts led by the late John Mockler wrote the California ballot measure that would become Proposition 98...
2015/05/13 21:58
2015/05/13 21:58
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California’s high school graduation rate has improved in recent years but is still mediocre compared to other states, a new national study reveals. The study, entitled “Building a Grad Nation,” was...
2015/05/12 14:00
2015/05/12 14:00
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Hart Middle School has been named a 2015 California Golden Ribbon School. The Gold Ribbon awards, announced by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, recognize California schools...
2015/05/08 23:22
2015/05/08 23:22
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This is an excerpt of On Assignment, education writer Theresa Harrington's blog on Contra Costa County schools. Read more and post comments at IBABuzz.com/onassignment. Follow her at...
2015/05/08 08:58
2015/05/08 08:58
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Last week the National Assessment of Education Progress released a report card on U.S. history, geography and civics. Unfortunately, the results were dismal, but not surprising. Only 23 percent of...
2015/05/08 00:02
2015/05/08 00:02
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The state Department of Education named on Thursday two Orange County schools workers as 2015 Classified School Employees of the Year. The annual award goes to non-teaching employees, including...
2015/05/07 20:44
2015/05/07 20:44
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Top officials from school districts and teachers unions throughout California will meet with state education leaders in San Diego this weekend for a rare, invitation-only conference that aims to...
2015/05/07 13:33
2015/05/07 13:33
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Avery, CA – A Mother Lode school has been honored as one of only 373 Gold Ribbon Schools, statewide, for the 2014-15 school year. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson this week...
2015/05/02 01:30
2015/05/02 01:30
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PLEASANT HILL -- Supervisor Karen Mitchoff could soon be fighting for her political life as Contra Costa labor unions still furious with her over alleged retaliation threats mount a bid to recall her...
2015/04/30 03:44
2015/04/30 03:44
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History has repeated itself, and it doesn’t look much better. American eighth-graders demonstrated virtually the same dismal grasp of U.S. history, civics and geography in test results released...
2015/04/29 06:36
2015/04/29 06:36
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San Diego County high school students dropped out of school at a slightly greater rate and graduated at a slightly reduced rate, according to year-over-year figures just released. However, dropout...
2015/04/29 03:02
2015/04/29 03:02
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Orange County's high school graduation rate climbed to 89 percent for the Class of 2014, while the dropout rate decreased to about 6.7 percent, according to state figures released...
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2015/04/26 13:28
2015/04/26 13:28
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Despite being the home of Silicon Valley, California struggles to implement long-range technology plans for K-12 classroom instruction. The Silicon Valley Education Foundation and PwC recently hosted...
2015/04/26 13:28
2015/04/26 13:28
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Despite being the home of Silicon Valley, California struggles to implement long-range technology plans for K-12 classroom instruction. The Silicon Valley Education Foundation and PwC recently hosted...
2015/04/26 00:44
2015/04/26 00:44
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In June of last year, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu found that six California laws providing teachers with extensive job protections were unconstitutional violations of the equal...
2015/05/19 22:44
2015/05/19 22:44
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