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2014/09/23 04:25
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The second annual California STEM Symposium brings thousands of educators and science industry leaders to San Diego this week. The conference will focus on getting more girls as well as...
2014/09/23 04:25
2014/09/23 04:25
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2014/09/22 00:44
2014/09/22 00:44
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In May, this editorial page endorsed Marshall Tuck in his bid to defeat state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson in November’s elections. Torlakson has been a lethargic defender of...
2014/09/20 03:44
2014/09/20 03:44
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More than 95 percent of students in California’s class of 2014 passed the high school exit exam, holding onto the state’s record set last year, according to data released by Superintendent of Public...
2014/09/19 23:40
2014/09/19 23:40
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The performance by students in the region was 3 percent higher than the state average in both math and English, according to the EDD. The local results were roughly the same as the past couple of...
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2014/09/19 23:20
2014/09/19 23:20
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More than 90 percent of William S. Hart Union High School District sophomores passed the state’s high school exit exam on their first attempt during the 2013-14 school year, according to preliminary...
2014/09/14 01:44
2014/09/14 01:44
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Last month, a trial-court judge ruled that state teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional because of their effects on minority students. Below, a local educator makes the case that the decision was a...
2014/09/14 00:44
2014/09/14 00:44
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Last month, a trial-court judge ruled that state teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional because of their effects on minority students. Below, a San Diego teacher makes the case that the decision was...
2014/09/13 15:40
2014/09/13 15:40
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For three months, the time bomb that is the Vergara vs. California court decision lurked in the background as two of this fall’s major political contests gradually took shape. Those two are the races...
2014/09/11 13:58
2014/09/11 13:58
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Support for two health-related ballot initiatives has dramatically eroded since the beginning of the summer, when large majorities of likely voters were inclined to vote yes on Propositions 45 and...
2014/09/10 19:58
2014/09/10 19:58
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The two most recent leaders of California’s largest city have split over the contentious race for state superintendent of public instruction. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti endorsed schools chief...
2014/09/10 03:28
2014/09/10 03:28
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For three months, the time bomb that is the Vergara vs. California court decision lurked in the background as two of this fall's major political contests gradually took shape. Those two are the races...
2014/09/09 13:58
2014/09/09 13:58
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Democrats are in a comfortable position to once again win every statewide office this November, according to a new Field Poll, the first to survey voters on their opinions in the seven down-ballot...
2014/09/09 13:36
2014/09/09 13:36
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Democrats lead Republicans in each of the six partisan statewide election contests, a new Field Poll finds, but the nonpartisan race for state schools superintendent is a statistical dead heat -- and...
2014/09/09 07:58
2014/09/09 07:58
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California’s nonpartisan race for schools chief, which pits incumbent Tom Torlakson against fellow Democrat and former charter schools executive Marshall Tuck, is shaping up as the marquee matchup of...
2014/09/08 07:58
2014/09/08 07:58
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The Sacramento Bee’s editorial board has begun interviewing candidates and supporters of measures in state and local races in the Nov. 4 general election and publishing endorsements. But there are a...
2014/09/06 06:43
2014/09/06 06:43
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LOS ANGELES — Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have...
2014/09/05 00:45
2014/09/05 00:45
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When it comes to education, the United States isn't getting all the bang it could for its buck, according to a new report. GEMS Education, an education consulting firm, released its "Efficiency...
2014/09/04 22:17
2014/09/04 22:17
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SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--This year's race for State Superintendent of Public Instruction is drawing more attention – and campaign spending – than the race has seen in years. The challenger...
2014/09/04 01:05
2014/09/04 01:05
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Juan Carlo/THE STAR Tom Torlakson (left), state superintendent of public instruction, talks with Carlos Cohen, a senior at Foothill Technology High School, on Wednesday in Ventura. Torlakson toured...
2014/09/03 07:13
2014/09/03 07:13
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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) -- One of the major candidates running for office of State Superintendent of Public Instruction was in Bakersfield Tuesday advocating change in public schools. "it's...
2014/09/23 04:25
2014/09/23 04:25
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