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FOX40
Sac City Unified Responds to Tough Questions on School Closures

Feb 19, 2013

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Tuesday night was the last of 11 community meetings ahead of Thursday’s district vote on whether or not 11 elementary schools will close.

FOX40 asked the Sacramento City Unified School District about three issues that continue to surface including …


California Political News and Views
AB 32 CUTS 800 Students From UC Enrollment—More Than 2,800 in Future

  Senate Budget Committee Recap: Cap And Trade Penalizes University Of California AB 32 Costs Displace 800 Students In 2013-14 Senator Bill Emmerson,  2/19/13 At a recent Senate Budget and Fiscal Review Committee hearing, University of California...

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FOX40
Guns Found on Two Natomas School Campuses, Students Arrested

Feb 19, 2013
Guns Found on Two Natomas School Campuses, Students Arrested

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Two students are in custody after guns were found on two Natomas-area school campuses Tuesday.

One loaded firearm was found in a student’s backpack at Discovery High School.

Another was found in a trash can at Natomas Middle School.…


FOX40
‘Difficult’ Weather Puts School Bus in Ditch

Feb 19, 2013
‘Difficult’ Weather Puts School Bus in Ditch

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The CHP says “difficult” weather has lead to several spin outs and accidents along Highway 49 Tuesday afternoon.

Traffic is backed up in both directions for about four miles between Angels Camp and San Andreas because several vehicles …


FOX40
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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