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California Government Schools—Difficult to Teach and Educate—Will Instead Handle the “Emotional Health” of the Students

  New focus on school climate in massive student survey By Jane Meredith Adams, SIACabinets,  9/23/13   Schools have a new interest in student connectedness to school. Credit: Michelle Flores, Aspire Capitol Heights Academy The California Heal...

California Political News and Views
Pensions, rising costs to pressure California school budgets -Fitch

  Pensions, rising costs to pressure California school budgets -Fitch Reuters, 9/23/13 - Bigger payments to California’s pension fund for teachers and other rising costs will challenge school district finances despite an increase in educatio...

California Political News and Views
Why do California Government Schools Need a Law to Give Agenda and Documents to Public—What Are They Hiding?

  State constitutional measure binds schools to open meetings By Kimberly Beltran, SIACabinet,  9/23/13  School districts and local government agencies will forever be required to provide meeting notices and documents to the public if voters agr...

FOX40
New State-of-the-Art School Weathering Internet Drought

Sep 23, 2013

MARYSVILLE–

A school without internet in 2013, perhaps, is like a pen without ink.

“It’s beyond frustrating,” says English teacher Mark Yediank. “We are very restricted.”

It’s the start of a new school year for 400 students at the C.O.R.E. …


California Political News and Views
Modesto Junior College bans U.S. Constitution

  Modesto Junior College bans U.S. Constitution By John Seiler, Calwatchdog,  9/20/13 Although governments regularly ignore the U.S. Constitution, this is ridiculous. Modesto Junior College has banned the distribution of the Constitution on campu...

Jeff Pellines Sierra Foothills Report
New Nevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent Louise Johnson on “first 100 days”

New Nevada Joint Union High School District Superintendent Louise Johnson on “first 100 days”

I received this from NJUHSD: The First 100 days An interview with Dr. Louise Johnson Why did you want to be the superintendent at the NJUHSD? What drew you to Nevada County? I love working with high school students – it’s such an exciting time in their lives – and Nevada County has been...

California Political News and Views
Teachers can receive a $300 – $400 ‘rebate’ for CTA’s political spending

  Teachers can receive a $300 – $400 ‘rebate’ for CTA’s political spending By Larry Sand and Ed Ring, Union Watch,  9/17/13 Although California is not a right-to-work state, public school teachers have the ability to receive a yearly reba...

Capitol Alert
California school aid change already enmeshed in controversy

Sep 18, 2013
California school aid change already enmeshed in controversy

A brand-new overhaul of how state aid is distributed to California schools - focusing more money on districts with large numbers of poor and/or English learner students - is already generating controversy. Big school districts that would be in line fo...

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The State Hornet
New club at Sacramento State spreads sexual awareness

Choice USA is a new club at Sacramento State that focuses on reproductive awareness and comprehensive sex education.

California Political News and Views
Poll Shows Poorer Districts Understand Government Education Failures—Rich Districts Don’t Care

  Lower vote for parcel taxes may not matter, says report John Myers, News 10,  9/17/13 SACRAMENTO, CA- A priority for some Democratic legislators — lowering the threshold to impose local parcel taxes for schools — may not do much to ...

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