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Davis Vanguard
Torlakson Tied in the Polls, Comes to Davis to Inspire the Troops, Warns of Threat to Public Education

Oct 31, 2014

If Tom Torlakson was jolted by the news earlier in the day that he was in a dead heat with challenger Marshall Tuck for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction position that he has held since 2010, he had to be inspired by what he saw in Davis – a dozen or so, mainly...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
And More School Food Service Leaders Coming to Speed Date

And More School Food Service Leaders Coming to Speed Date

Vince Caguin,  Coordinator of Nutrition Service & Warehouse, Natomas Unified School District, posing here next to his very spiffy ‘food service truck’ will be coming to the Farms & Schools Marketplace Exchange with several of his staff on November 12th. They, … Continue reading

Buckhorn Road
Generation PC

Oct 27, 2014

After a few years of teaching all 8th grade U.S. History, I am teaching all 7th Grade Medieval World History this year.  It's not my first choice, but that's more because of the age and relative lack of maturity of the students than the subject ma...

Buckhorn Road
Bruised, battered, and back at blogging

Oct 27, 2014

Daniel Miller: Where were you? I'm just curious.Bob Diamond: I'd tell you, but you wouldn't understand.Daniel Miller: Don't treat me like a moron. Try me.Bob Diamond: I was trapped near the inner circle of fault.Daniel Miller: I don't understand.Bob Di...

Whos Cooking School Lunch
Look Who’s Going to go Speed Dating with Farmers!

Look Who’s Going to go Speed Dating with Farmers!

Stacie Velasquez, Esparto Unifed School District Cafeteria Supervisor, perhaps, at 23, the youngest in the state will be joining 20 or more other school food service directors in a speed dating session with regional farmers at the Farms & School … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Vote for Students or the Teachers Union this November

Vote for Students or the Teachers Union this November

By Jeff Boone One of the most important California political races this November is the election of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.  In one corner is the California Teachers Union (CTA)-supported Democrat incumbent Tom Torlakson.  In the other corner is another Democrat, Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive from Los Angeles. Tuck...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
The big meet farmers moment…is coming

The big meet farmers moment…is coming

What’s going on? Farm to School is on the move, but not really happening as much as some school food service directors would like. Join Dominic Machi, Director, Nutrition Services at Davis Joint Unified School District, and other key leaders … Continue reading

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
CA Specialty Crops: A Guide to Their Use in School Lunch

CA Specialty Crops: A Guide to Their Use in School Lunch

California Specialty Crops – think tomatoes, cabbage, pears, celery, lettuce – in short, just about every fruit, vegetable and nut you can imagine – are featured here in a new guidebook to using them in school lunch. California is the … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Vanguard Question #2: Common Core

Oct 3, 2014

In the second of five weekly questions, the Vanguard asked: What do you know of Common Core?  How is Common Core being implemented in Davis?  What do you think should be done to further implement Common Core in Davis? Chuck Rairdan: Common Core is a distinct move away from the more rote-based modes of...

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Banana Moments
Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

Sep 29, 2014
Tools to prevent cyberbullying for kids and parents

There are cyber device settings and apps that parents and kids can deploy as a part of your anti-bully strategy. The aim is to create boundaries in the cyber tools and in your child’s own hearts and minds embrace the correct thinking and actions in confronting a bully mentality. The most important thing parents...

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