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Capitol Alert
Corinthian to sell Heald schools as California AG scrutiny deepens

Jul 1, 2014
Corinthian to sell Heald schools as California AG scrutiny deepens

In the latest sign of the for-profit college giant's deteriorating finances, Corinthian Colleges has announced plans to sell its Heald College campuses. California Attorney General Kamala Harris sued Corinthian last year for allegedly misleading stu...

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AccessLocal.TV
Fun in Fremont Park!

Jun 30, 2014
Fun in Fremont Park!

Fun in Fremont Park This summer there are so many fun and entertaining things to do. Fremont Park located in the heart of midtown at ...

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Hybrid Rasta Mama
Herbs – A Gateway To Homeschooling + A $600 Herbal Giveaway

Jun 27, 2014

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Tiny was born with a eye and mind for herbs. Really, she has a keen understanding of all plant life, especially trees. But herbs are something that she has always been drawn to. Ever since she has a little freedom in the form of walking, she would make “potions” from...

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Davis Vanguard
Governor Signs Bill Streamlining Teacher Dismissal Process

Jun 27, 2014
Governor Signs Bill Streamlining Teacher Dismissal Process

Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed legislation that will 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. AB 215 prioritizes, updates and streamlines the teacher discipline and dismissal process – saving time and...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
Looking for work?

Looking for work?

  We don’t usually post job announcements — but this one is too good to pass up, and, we’re getting a lot of college students reading the blog now who are very interested in farm to school and making a … Continue reading

Capitol Alert
Jerry Brown signs teacher pension fund bill

Jun 24, 2014
Jerry Brown signs teacher pension fund bill

Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday to begin paying down an estimated shortfall of more than $74 billion in the California State Teachers' Retirement System, acting on the last of a raft of budget-related bills ahead of the July 1 start of the ...

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Whos Cooking School Lunch
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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