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Mark Twain Elementary Protests Possible Closure

Feb 19, 2013
Mark Twain Elementary Protests Possible Closure

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Students, teachers and parents protested outside of the Mark Twain Elementary School Tuesday morning in hopes of stopping a possible closure of the school.

Mark Twain was not originally on the list of 11 different under enrolled schools …


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Featured Post: Working With Your Child’s Teacher

Feb 19, 2013
Featured Post: Working With Your Child’s Teacher

Are you a parent of school age children? Do you wonder how to approach your child’s teacher to work with them? Are you a teacher, wishing you could give parents some advice on how to create a positive relationship? Or perhaps your children have finished school, and you have some words of wisdom to...

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California Political News and Views
Have Illegal Aliens Made the Central Valley the Nations’ Illiteracy Center?

  Central Valley cities ranked among lowest for literacy Central Valley Business Times,  2/18/13 •  Bakersfield put at the bottom •  “This set of factors measures people’s use of their literacy” Attention Hollywood: For the sequel...

Banana Moments
The wisdom of being brave in a cyber-powered world

Feb 18, 2013
The wisdom of being brave in a cyber-powered world

My friend Lisa Ford Berry of Carmichael, California, knows intimately how the individual is attacked by the bully culture of the crowd in cyber-powered communities (texting and social media). The voice of the crowd also threatens the bystanders who remain silent or pile on for fear of being different and then targeted themselves. The...

Banana Moments
Rocky and the Bully: A story to teach children about the hero in all of us

Feb 18, 2013
Rocky and the Bully: A story to teach children about the hero in all of us

 Return to original story, “The wisdom of being brave in a cyber-powered world“.

I wrote this story for my friend Lisa Ford Berry’s book, Be B.R.A.V.E  Say Something, Do Something, to address the cyber-powered bully culture our children endure today. She became an advocate to change the education culture after her son Michael took...

YubaNet.com
Arsenic and nitrate-tainted water part of life for school kids in rural areas

Feb 18, 2013

Feb. 18, 2013 - When students start school in the Salinas Valley town of Bradley, they bring with them with pens, paper and notebooks. The school district provides their water bottles. That is because tap water in this south Monterey County school is ...

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YubaNet.com
Early education closes achievement gap, brings societal benefits

Feb 18, 2013

Feb. 15, 2013 - The founder of a decades-long scientific study that has proved the enduring benefits of early education today (Feb. 15, 2013) applauded President Barack Obama's recent call for universal access to high-quality preschool in the United St...

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mamawolfe
Unlocking Her Personal Code For College

Feb 18, 2013
Unlocking Her Personal Code For College

It’s February….the sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and…the mailbox is overflowing with college recruitment letters? Her weeks are spent in a juggling act between school, skiing, and a social life.  Training on snow four days a week requires discipline and dedication, not to mention time management.  Student first,...

The State Hornet
Great, you got the date, now where to take them? Hope Roberts shares her favorite places around Sacramento.

There is no shortage of incredible places to experience in a city as diverse as Sacramento. With so many awesome places to go to, deciding where to take your special someone on a date can be difficult ...

California Political News and Views
Brown proposal would force local school tax increases

  Brown proposal would force local school tax increases By Wayne Lusvardi, Calwatchdog,  2/12/13 Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed re-engineering of the California public school finance system takes a chapter out of President Obama’s urban policy p...

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