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Can Voters Say NO to Union Demanded Tax Increases for Schools?

  New Moraga School District tax heading to voters By Jennifer Modenessi, Contra Costa Times,  8/8/13 MORAGA — Citing an exhausted parcel tax reserve and a growing budget deficit, Moraga School District officials are once again turning to r...

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School officials deny politicking report–but denial is untrue

  School officials deny politicking report By Aaron Burgin, San Diego U-T,  8/7/13 San Diego Unified School District officials say they did not violate state law with political postings through the district’s website and email accounts. The dis...

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She’s only 17, but deciding which college to attend is her decision

Aug 7, 2013
She’s only 17, but deciding which college to attend is her decision

            “Last night I dreamt I was returning             and my heart called out to you             to please accept me as you’ll find me             Me kealoha ku’u home o Kahalu’u.” -from “Ku’u Home O Kahalu’u,” a popular contemporary Hawaiian song written by Jerry Santos  She’s feeling a...

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Teacher psychologists

Aug 7, 2013
Teacher psychologists

The Sacramento Bee, July 31, on the editorial page, presented an article by Wayne Clark, Phd., who is the board president of the California Mental Health Services Authority. Quite a mouthful, that. He is also the Director of Monterey County Behavioral Health. Clark’s article was titled “Teacher credentialing should include mental health training.” First thought was...

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Playgrounds at John Sloat and Caroline Wenzel elementary schools damaged by arson fires

Aug 7, 2013
Playgrounds at John Sloat and Caroline Wenzel elementary schools damaged by arson fires

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Playgrounds at two Sacramento schools in the last week, the school district said Wednesday.

A fire started late Wednesday night last week at the John Sloat Elementary playground, causing so much damage that the entire structure had to be …


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School Food: What’s a Director To Do with Too Much USDA Whole Wheat Dry Rotini?

School Food: What’s a Director To Do with Too Much USDA Whole Wheat Dry Rotini?

Tossing a Challenge to the Staff by Brenda Lightfoot-Handy, Director of Food Service, Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District Cutler-Orosi JUSD is the proud owner of several hundreds of cases of USDA Whole Wheat dry rotini, a great product, yet we … Continue reading

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Tax $$ and Tuition in Action: UCLA officials bend travel rules with first-class flights, luxury hotels

  UCLA officials bend travel rules with first-class flights, luxury hotels Erica Perez,  Agustin Armendariz, cironline, 8/1/13 Thirteen years ago, the University of California changed its ban on flying business or first class on the university’...

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Taking a look at Teen Lunch Habits

Taking a look at Teen Lunch Habits

Ngoc Le, Dietetic Intern, Cutler-Orosi School District Ngoc Le, a young and energetic intern who clearly wants to make a difference in community nutrition was filling the dietetic internship position at the Cutler-Orosi school district when we visited. Just what … Continue reading

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Real Reason Unions HATE Wal Mart—Walton Foundation Financing Challenge to Union Controlled Schools

  Communities use parent-trigger laws to take over failing schools By Beau Yarbrough, Inland Bulletin,  8/4/13 LOS ANGELES – As the 2013-14 school year begins this month, Southern California will be ground zero for a new experiment in how s...

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University Of California Approves Major Open Access Policy To Make Research Free

  University Of California Approves Major Open Access Policy To Make Research Free Gregory Ferenstein , Tech Crunch,   8/3/13 Good news for fans of the scientific method: the largest and most influential university system on the planet will be ...

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