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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.


The Sacramento Bee
West Sacramento teacher to be arraigned Tuesday in weekend road-rage incident involving bicyclists

West Sacramento teacher to be arraigned Tuesday in weekend road-rage incident involving bicyclists

A road-rage incident between a motorist and bicyclist lands a West Sacramento teacher in jail, accused of driving under the influence and assault with a deadly weapon. Wesley Tran

FOX40
Reaction to Teacher Tenure Ruling Deeply Divided

Jun 16, 2014
Reaction to Teacher Tenure Ruling Deeply Divided

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In a room with Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and his wife Michelle Rhee talking education reform, it was a San Jose middle schooler Daniela Martinez getting the star treatment.

Martinez is one of the plaintiffs in a case that …


Davis Vanguard
In Wake of Vergara Ruling, Legislature Moves Quickly to Streamline Teacher Dismissal Process

Jun 16, 2014
In Wake of Vergara Ruling, Legislature Moves Quickly to Streamline Teacher Dismissal Process

Legislation to streamline the teacher dismissal process, AB 215 by Assembly Member Joan Buchanan and principal co-authors Senators Lou Correa and Alex Padilla, passed unanimously out of the Senate and Assembly and is now headed to the governor’s desk for his signature. AB 215 prioritizes, updates and streamlines the teacher discipline and dismissal process...

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