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The homework dilemma: Can homework be good for you and your child?

Oct 22, 2013
The homework dilemma: Can homework be good for you and your child?

Homework can be a very emotionally charged topic, as the volume of work expected to be done at home creates time management challenges for parents and students alike, starting at very early ages. The social and extra curricular schedules of children and families make very little room for homework or down time. Many parents...

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Alameda’s Diane Laviolette – The Hand That Feeds Them

Alameda’s Diane Laviolette – The Hand That Feeds Them

DIANE LAVIOLETTE, KITCHEN MANAGER, Encinal High School/ Junior Jets Middle School Alameda Unified School District, Alameda, CA Origin: Alameda Diane, a 17-year veteran of Food and Nutrition Services at Alameda Unified School District, and prior to that, 20 years at … Continue reading

California Political News and Views
Government ANTI-Bullying Programs Backfire—Create MORE Bullying

  Publicized study on bully prevention draws questionable conclusions By Carrie Marovich, SIA Cabinet,   10/21/13  A recent study in the Journal of Criminology attracted national attention last week, finding that anti-bullying policies in schoo...

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“DDSO E+ Employment”

Oct 21, 2013
“DDSO E+ Employment”

“DDSO E+ Employment” On LiveWire October 30th! Livewire is happy to welcome back guests from DDSO E+ Employment Program. The Development Disabilities Service Organization helps ...

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California Political News and Views
Gov. Brown’s school plan pushes money, not reform

  Gov. Brown’s school plan pushes money, not reform By Wayne Lusvardi, Calwatchdog,  10/18/13  A year ago, Gov. Jerry Brown convinced voters to pass Proposition 30 on the November 2012 ballot. It raised taxes $7 billion, with most of the money...

California Political News and Views
Government Policy for Young College Graduates—High Student Debt/Low Part Time Employment—Doubtful Future

  A Lost Generation: Are Younger Americans Being Left Behind? Future is uncertain for the Millennial Generation by Adam Ulbricht. Watchdogwire, 10/18/13 Over five years has passed since one of the largest financial crises gripped the United States...

California Political News and Views
Parents protest LA Unified’s English learner policy

Parents protest LA Unified’s English learner policy Annie Gilbertson and KPCC staff, 10/19/13 40 parents gathered in front of school board member Tamar Galatzan’s field office in Lake Balboa, demanding Spanish and English speaking children ...

Sacramento Magazine
St. Francis High School’s Revelry 2013: A snapshots gallery

Oct 19, 2013


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California Political News and Views
More teens drinking sugary beverages, study finds

Is it the role of education to spend dollars meant for English language skills, math abilities, and computers instead to be spent for studies about soda and obesity?  Could obesity in kids be caused not by sugary drinks, but hours on end sitting on th...

California Political News and Views
New law increases transfer degrees between community college, CSU

  New law increases transfer degrees between community college, CSU By Kathryn Baron, EdSource,  10/15/13   A new law offers community college students more degree options to transfer into Cal State campuses. Credit: Deanne Fitzmaurice, Napa V...

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