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A Fresh Look at Art and Ag at the National Farm to School Conference, Austin TX 2014

A Fresh Look at Art and Ag at the National Farm to School Conference, Austin TX 2014

We recently caught up with Danielle Whitmore, YoloArts Executive Director, with whom our firm, Evans & Brennan,  works professionally on the Yolo Farm to School Project. She spoke at the National Farm to School Conference in Austin, TX to find out … Continue reading

Davis Vanguard
Tenure Elimination Not Key to Public School Improvement

Tenure Elimination Not Key to Public School Improvement

by Erwin Chemerinsky and Catherine Fisk Eliminating job security for teachers is not going to attract better teachers or do much to improve the quality of public education. If you’ve shopped at a retail store or flown on any major airline, you know that some employees are excellent and some are not, but the difference...

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Vintage Sacramento
Another page from the ‘64/’65 McClatchy High…

Jun 22, 2014
Another page from the ‘64/’65 McClatchy High…



Another page from the ‘64/’65 McClatchy High yearbook! Love the caption. That is a pretty complex device for a Spanish class!


Davis Vanguard
Sunday Commentary: The Need For Teacher Tenure in the Wake of Vergara

Jun 22, 2014
Sunday Commentary: The Need For Teacher Tenure in the Wake of Vergara

The past month has seen a low-level court throw tenure basically arguing that tenure violates a student’s civil rights as teacher tenure prevents students from accessing quality education because it prevents ineffective teachers from being fired. The state legislature has moved to streamline the ability for districts to discipline and terminate teachers accused of...

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AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: What’s the Buzz? Soil Born Farms Holds Beekeeping Classes

Jun 21, 2014

On Saturday, June 14th, Soil Born Farms held a beekeeping class for aspiring beekeepers and those already familiar with the practice. Participants learned the importance ...

Whos Cooking School Lunch
Oregon: You’re Raising the Bar for School Food – Thanks!

Oregon: You’re Raising the Bar for School Food – Thanks!

OK, Oregon, way to go. It appears that your statewide additional $1.2 million for local food in schools is making a big impact. Other states take note. We recently came across this article in Edible Portland, on high school Future … Continue reading

Capitol Alert
Measure to limit football practice heading to Jerry Brown

Jun 19, 2014
Measure to limit football practice heading to Jerry Brown

Full-contact football practice would be banned in the off-season and limited during the playing seasons for California teenagers under a bill that is headed to Gov. Jerry Brown. The state Senate on Thursday passed Assembly Bill 2127 by Ken Cooley, D-...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
Kids Love the Salad Bar at Sonoma Valley High School

Kids Love the Salad Bar at Sonoma Valley High School

Melinda Beasley, Food Service Assistant II, Sonoma Valley High School, Sonoma Valley Unified School District  Origin: Grand Rapids, Michigan  A graduate of Sonoma Valley High School where she now works, Melinda has been with the district 15 years. “I love … Continue reading

FOX40
West Sacramento Teacher Accused of Intentionally Trying to Run Over Cyclist Faces Judge

Jun 17, 2014
West Sacramento Teacher Accused of Intentionally Trying to Run Over Cyclist Faces Judge

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Yolo high school algebra teacher Wesley Tran was arraigned at the Sacramento County Superior Court Tuesday.

The judge announced charges of assault with a deadly weapon, for allegedly attempting to run over a cyclist, and felony dui, for accidentally …


TechWire
Starbucks to Pay Tuition of Workers Enrolling Online at Arizona State

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Jun 17, 2014
Starbucks to Pay Tuition of Workers Enrolling Online at Arizona State

Shan Li, McClatchy News Service Starbucks Corp. is serving up a venti-size portion of tuition assistance to its workers. The Seattle coffee purveyor said Monday that it would give about... Read more »

The post Starbucks to Pay Tuition of Workers Enrolling Online at Arizona State appeared first on Techwire.net.


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