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Cardinals, Falcons Take Flight for Battle Friday on Game of the Week

Aug 31, 2015
Cardinals, Falcons Take Flight for Battle Friday on Game of the Week

by Will James Home Town Sports After registering lopsided victories in Week-Zero openers, visiting Laguna Creek and host Christian Brothers are on a collision course Friday evening at Hughes Stadium in a Week-1 match-up on Access Sacramento‘s Home Town Sports Game-of-the-Week. Tune in Friday at 7 p.m. on Access Sacramento, Comcast/Consolidated Communications cable channel...

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Davis Vanguard
Making the Local Control Funding Formula Work

Aug 28, 2015
Making the Local Control Funding Formula Work

By David Sapp While students, parents, faculty and school staff gear up for the excitement of a new school year, a critically important process is unfolding largely out of public view. California schools are nearing the conclusion of the second annual cycle of the district planning and budgeting process ushered in by Local Control Funding...

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Davis Vanguard
Study Author on DJUSD AIM Elaborates on Findings – Part Two

Aug 26, 2015
Study Author on DJUSD AIM Elaborates on Findings – Part Two

Back in March, Tobin White, an Associate Professor at the UC Davis School of Education, discussed his assessment of current testing practices at DJUSD. According to Professor White, while the district uses two exams – the OLSAT and the TONI – to identify students eligible for the AIM program, , the OLSAT identifies about...

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Davis Vanguard
Study Author on DJUSD AIM Elaborates on Findings – Part One

Aug 25, 2015
Study Author on DJUSD AIM Elaborates on Findings – Part One

Back in March, Tobin White, an Associate Professor at the UC Davis School of Education, discussed his assessment of current testing practices at DJUSD. According to Professor White, while the district uses two exams – the OLSAT and the TONI – to identify students eligible for the AIM program, , the OLSAT identifies about...

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A Letter To Parents Leaving Their Kids At College

Aug 21, 2015

Dear moms and dads, People ask me what it’s like to leave your baby at college; they say they can’t imagine the time when their now-little child will leave them. In the middle of naps and Cheerio snacks and sippy cups, they can’t envision ever having their child not hanging all over them. As...

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Davis Vanguard
Bipartisan Pan would Help Restore Control to School Board

Aug 21, 2015
Bipartisan Pan would Help Restore Control to School Board

This week a bipartisan coalition of legislators held a press conference to announce SB 799, sponsored by Senator Jerry Hill, which introduced legislation that will fix the school budget reserve cap. SB 799 would give more flexibility to school districts to set aside reserve funds to best suit their students’ needs. According to the...

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Davis Vanguard
Frequently Asked Questions on the DJUSD AIM Study

Aug 19, 2015

The Vanguard on Tuesday met with several of the researchers on the DJUSD study: How Does the AIM Program Affect Student Outcomes in the Davis Joint Unified School District? Following the report, the authors were asked to submit frequently asked questions about the AIM Study, but the follow up does not appear to have...

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Davis Vanguard
Analyzing More Research on Best Practices for Identifying AIM Students

Aug 18, 2015
Analyzing More Research on Best Practices for Identifying AIM Students

Yesterday, we looked into a 2011 article from Frank Worrell and Jesse Erwin, researchers at UC Berkeley in 2011, who among other things developed a 15-point checklist for identifying students. Today we look into two articles recommended by the school district, one of which seeks to discuss “The Hope Scale,” while the other talks...

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Davis Vanguard
Wolk Receives Endorsement from Torlakson

Wolk Receives Endorsement from Torlakson

On Monday, Davis Mayor Dan Wolk announced in a press release that he has received the endorsement of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson in his race for the 4th Assembly District. Torlakson joins dozens of local leaders in supporting Wolk and is the first statewide official to endorse in the race. “I...

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Banana Moments
Preparing digital natives for cyber-safe career trends

Aug 17, 2015
Preparing digital natives for cyber-safe career trends

Konow’s guidance is also relevant for cyber safe strategies to instill at home. They include knowing and representing yourself honestly, considering social media as a tool to support your personal goals, and realizing the impact of your on-line reputation and dealing with others posting and tagging images of you.

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