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2014/07/24 07:18
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Gov. Jerry Brown’s nomination Tuesday of Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar to serve on California’s Supreme Court speaks to this state’s diversity and its collective intellect, and to the governor’s desire...
2014/07/24 07:18
2014/07/24 07:18
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2014/07/24 01:06
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PACIFIC GROVE >> A Pacific Grove fifth-grade teacher has been nominated for a national teaching award that could net her $10,000 and an opportunity to meet President Barack Obama in Washington,...
2014/07/23 23:18
2014/07/23 23:18
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The man looking to unseat state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is touring the central San Joaquin Valley on Thursday and Friday to pitch his plans to voters and meet with local...
2014/07/23 16:03
2014/07/23 16:03
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Before Gov. Jerry Brown heads south on a four-day trade mission to Mexico, he’ll meet with Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs José Antonio Meade Kuribreña at a luncheon hosted by the California...
2014/07/23 00:21
2014/07/23 00:21
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ANTIOCH -- The front door chime of the Antioch dry cleaning business sounded repeatedly as customers collected their orders for the last time. "We're closing," owner Tom Lamothe told one woman who...
2014/07/18 14:25
2014/07/18 14:25
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Now 63 years old, El Soldado is looking a little worse for wear: The barrel of his weapon is broken, the strap of his helmet is missing, and he has cracks and mold on his back. So after years of...
2014/07/18 00:32
2014/07/18 00:32
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No blame game on illegal student fees It would be easy to assume, after the last few columns, that the staff at the San Dieguito Union High School District deserves condemnation. Recent stories...
2014/07/17 01:49
2014/07/17 01:49
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SACRAMENTO -- Nearly 25,000 high school graduates in California earned the Seal of Biliteracy this year for achieving proficiency in at least one language besides English, more than double the number...
2014/07/11 19:22
2014/07/11 19:22
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SACRAMENTO -- Republican lawmakers on Thursday asked Gov. Jerry Brown to resist union pressure to appeal a Los Angeles judge's decision striking down tenure and other job protections for California...
2014/07/11 12:58
2014/07/11 12:58
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Two big election battles shaping up this fall are over ballot measures that might not immediately stand out to voters: Proposition 45, which would give the state insurance commissioner regulatory...
2014/07/11 05:02
2014/07/11 05:02
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More than 40 schools in Orange County have money on the way from the state to improve their school lunch equipment and students’ nutrition, the California Department of Education announced...
2014/07/11 03:33
2014/07/11 03:33
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Union delegates from across the nation are converging in downtown Los Angeles this morning to hear California’s governor and school superintendent and education experts speak at the opening day of the...
2014/07/09 10:22
2014/07/09 10:22
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Teachers participate in an education budget cut rally and protest at Pershing Square on May 13,... Thank you for signing up for the Politics Today newsletter! You should receive your first newsletter...
2014/07/09 04:54
2014/07/09 04:54
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Almost 700 California public schools, including several in Merced and Mariposa counties, will be awarded more than $16 million to ensure more low-income students receive nutritious food prepared with...
2014/07/09 02:37
2014/07/09 02:37
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Riverbank and Patterson school districts will receive some of the largest cafeteria-related grants announced by the California Department of Education. Winners from three grant programs were...
2014/07/01 02:06
2014/07/01 02:06
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SALINAS >> When California Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson visited Millennium Charter High School in January, he was so impressed with the school he called it a "model for the rest of...
2014/06/28 05:58
2014/06/28 05:58
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The state’s political ethics enforcement agency has rejected a complaint filed by state superintendent of public instruction challenger Marshall Tuck against the California Teachers Association for a...
2014/06/28 03:18
2014/06/28 03:18
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The days of teachers asking students to open their books to a certain chapter are almost behind us, with technology fundamentally changing an education system that once relied heavily on the printed...
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2014/06/28 01:40
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Barbara Webster Elementary in the Santa Paula Unified School District received the 2013-14 Title 1 Academic Achievement Award this spring.� California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom...
2014/06/28 01:18
2014/06/28 01:18
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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...
2014/07/24 07:18
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