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Natomas School Board Votes to Send 6th Graders to Middle School

Jan 28, 2015
Natomas School Board Votes to Send 6th Graders to Middle School

NATOMAS- In an effort to alleviate classroom overcrowding, the Natomas Unified Board of Trustees voted unanimously Wednesday to send sixth graders to middle school. The move begins next school year. Natomas Unified has three middle schools: Natomas Gat...

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Davis Vanguard
Can School Choice Really Impact the School to Prison Pipeline?

Jan 28, 2015
Can School Choice Really Impact the School to Prison Pipeline?

Earlier this week, Gloria Romero, a former majority leader in the California Senate and director of the California Center for Parent Empowerment and RiShawn Biddle, editor of Dropout Nation, described as an “online outlet of education reform” put out the provocative idea in a Sacramento Bee op-ed that California can end the school-to-prison pipeline...

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Banana Moments
Access to your child’s social media will not stop cyberbullying

Jan 26, 2015
Access to your child’s social media will not stop cyberbullying

...Granting schools access to the social media of a child suspected of bullying may complicate things and create more harm. It would, it seems, make more sense to mandate the parent provide access to the account without giving up the password, so as to facilitate the investigation of an incident and limit access for...

California Political News and Views
School Choice Week Highlights Vouchers, Opportunity

National School Choice Week kicked off yesterday, designed to heighten awareness for innovations in education. According to SchoolChoiceWeek.com: “Independently planned by a diverse and growing coalition of individuals, schools, and organizations, National School Choice Week features thousands of unique events and activities across the country. The Week allows participants to advance their own messages of...

Whos Cooking School Lunch
Five Flavor Culinary Course Inspires School Food Service

Five Flavor Culinary Course Inspires School Food Service

The food heritage of many immigrant and first generation students is rich and fascinating, largely healthy, and vastly untapped in school lunch — so we, Evans & Brennan, designed a half-day course for School District Food Service to introduce five … Continue reading

FOX40
Students Asked to Bring Canned Food to School, to Stop School Shooters

Jan 15, 2015
Students Asked to Bring Canned Food to School, to Stop School Shooters

VALLEY, Alabama (CNN)- When is a can of beans more than just a can of beans? When it’s a weapon of self-defense for students to throw at an armed intruder who has just entered their school. That’s one scenario Valley, Alabama, officials are considering as part of their training to respond to school shootings....

California Political News and Views
Brown’s Budget Sends Message to UC

Fresh from his historic inauguration to a fourth term as governor, Jerry Brown unveiled his proposed 2015 budget with a Friday press conference that swiftly attracted reactions from Sacramento and beyond. All told, Brown envisions a general fund totaling $113.3 billion. It’s an eye-popping figure to some, but a relatively modest one for California observers who have...

Sierra FoodWineArt Magazine
Farm to school lunches in Nevada County

Farm to school lunches in Nevada County

SCHOOL CAFETERIA FOOD HAS become a “cuisine” in its own right but not in a desirable way. It conjures up images of unhealthy, unimaginative and unsatisfying meals. A survey by a group called “Fed Up” showed a majority of students threw out part of their lunches multiple times per week. But a “farm to school” program...

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A Year of Change And Possibilities: May, June, July, August 2014

Dec 29, 2014
A Year of Change And Possibilities: May, June, July, August 2014

Oh, the spring and summer months, so simultaneously anticipated and dreaded. Months and years of preparation came to a head, as my children and I were thrust into turbulent change. Lily turned 18 and graduated from high school; we saw joyful high school traditions and the rewards of hard work on the snow and...

AccessLocal.TV
VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

VIDEO: South Oak Park Joins Together To Create A Community Garden Party

In this video, an Oak Park coalition joins together to create a garden party to educate residents about eating healthy and growing food.

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