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Davis Vanguard
Board Should Reconsider AIM Motion

Board Should Reconsider AIM Motion

By Bob Poppenga Irrespective of how one views the AIM program, the process followed last Thursday should be concerning for everyone.  If left unchallenged, it might be the MO for future decisions on controversial issues like junior high/high school reconfiguration or later start times for students or for how decisions are made for the...

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Davis Vanguard
Did the School Board Violate Noticing Requirements When It Voted to Radically Alter GATE/AIM?

Jun 6, 2015
Did the School Board Violate Noticing Requirements When It Voted to Radically Alter GATE/AIM?

The school board voted 4-1 to pass a motion, at nearly midnight Thursday, that one school board member says “effectively eliminates our GATE program as we know it.” Board Vice President Madhavi Sunder complained on Thursday night that “there was no notice to the public that today you are going to dismantle self-contained GATE...

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Davis Vanguard
Guest Commentary: An Economics Lesson at DJUSD Gone Wrong

Jun 1, 2015

by Duane Wright My son is in 6th grade at Birch Lane Elementary and right now they are doing a “parenting” unit. Part of this unit consists of the cutesy activity of carrying around a sack of flour for a week, as if it was a baby they had to take care of. Another...

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Banana Moments
Grace-filled parenting in the chaos of the social network

May 24, 2015
Grace-filled parenting in the chaos of the social network

We live in a world responding to laws and devices and yet they do not possess nor extend grace which comes from the heart. Grace is what makes it possible for us to learn how to love and be loved; to nurture the soul. This kind of communication is sacred and cannot be faked....

Momservations
We’re Not in High School Anymore Toto

May 19, 2015

Accepting the disconnect between how you see yourself and how your kids see you.

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AccessLocal.TV
This Week on LiveWire!

May 12, 2015
This Week on LiveWire!

We have a busy show this Wednesday! Joining us are the winners of the High School animated PSA contest to tell us about their experience and to collect their awards for 1st and 2nd place. Next, we’ll talk to Matías Bombal from “Matías Bombal’s Hollywood”, to talk about his movie reviews as well as...

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FOX40
Gregori High School Student Collapses, Dies During P.E. Class

May 5, 2015
Gregori High School Student Collapses, Dies During P.E. Class

MODESTO- A grieving Salida family wants answers in their 16-year-old son’s death. Andy Vazquez collapsed and died in P.E. class at Gregori High School in Modesto on Monday afternoon. On Tuesday, grief counselors were on hand consoling students and staff, but Andy Vazquez’s father believes his son could have been saved. Heartfelt messages written...

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AccessLocal.TV
Sac State’s Multicultural Education Conference – Racial Minorities in Criminal Justice

Apr 30, 2015
Sac State’s Multicultural Education Conference – Racial Minorities in Criminal Justice

Last Saturday, California State University, Sacramento hosted the 21st Annual Multicultural Education Conference, with venues and lectures on a wide range of topics. One subject in particular caught the attention of Shelby Moffatt, lecturer at Sacramento State’s Department of Health and Human Services. For Moffatt, having more minorities and “at-risk” youth in the Criminal...

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AccessLocal.TV
Sac State’s Multicultural Education Conference – Supporting Minority Students in the Classroom

Apr 28, 2015
Sac State’s Multicultural Education Conference – Supporting Minority Students in the Classroom

With last Saturday’s Multicultural Education Conference came talks about a variety of cultural and ethnic concerns, with many speakers focusing on the academic careers of minorities in the US, and the challenges they face. One such speaker, psychologist Melissa Holland, explained to her audience at the University of California, Sacramento audience the “achievement gap”...

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California Political News and Views
The Money Man Exits the Lobby

John Mockler cast a long shadow over the modern history of public education in California. “I once suggested in print that California needed a constitutional amendment requiring Mockler to live forever,” wrote Zócalo Public Square columnist Joe Mathews of the man who authored Proposition 98, the 1988 constitutional amendment that earmarked 40 percent...

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