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Top three inappropriate or risky things on children’s mobile phones and what to do about it

Aug 27, 2013
Top three inappropriate or risky things on children’s mobile phones and what to do about it

Educators and law enforcement will tell you from what they witness in the field two trends that should give parents pause. One, the mobile phones are issued at earlier and earlier ages, and two, the children are exposed to or engaged in inappropriate and risky communications of which parents are simply not aware.

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Sierra College Awarded $300K Grant to Prepare Advanced Manufacturing Workforce

Aug 27, 2013

ROCKLIN, Calif. Aug. 26, 2013 - Through a competitive selection process, Sierra College was one of only eight colleges statewide awarded $300,000 by the California Community College Chancellor's Office Division of Workforce & Economic Development to fo...

Whos Cooking School Lunch
Sanger’s Lucy Arechiga-Casares has Studied Hard

Sanger’s Lucy Arechiga-Casares has Studied Hard

LUCY A. ARECHIGA-CASARES, Lead Cook, Sanger High School, Sanger Unified School District, CA Origin: Sanger, CA Lucy’s mother was Cuban, and while she grew up eating a lot of pork and plantains, she didn’t cook any.  “My sister and I … Continue reading

California Political News and Views
CA teachers sue union over political use of dues

  CA teachers sue union over political use of dues By Joseph Perkin, Calwatchdog,  8/26/13   Monday marks the start of a new school year for Rebecca Friedrichs, a kindergarten teacher at Holder School in Buena Park, a Southern California city of...

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14th Annual Sacramento Film & Music Festival Sept. 11-15

Aug 26, 2013
14th Annual Sacramento Film & Music Festival Sept. 11-15

                                            The Sacramento Film ...

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California Political News and Views
LAUSD Works Hard At Stopping Quality Education for Students in Charter Schools

  Territory battle: Charters and LA Unified fighting over space on shared campuses Annie Gilbertson, KPCC,  8/23/13 The Los Angeles Unified School District filed papers with the state Supreme Court this week opposing a claim by charter schools th...

California Political News and Views
San Francisco Tries to Save City College by Blaming Accreditation Commission

  San Francisco Tries to Save City College By DAVE TARTRE, Courthouse News, 8/23/13           SAN FRANCISCO (CN) – San Francisco on Thursday sued the state’s Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Coll...

Eduskeptic
Voluntarily retire from Twin Rivers School District, earn big bucks

Aug 25, 2013
Voluntarily retire from Twin Rivers School District, earn big bucks

In the August 24th edition of the Sacramento Bee, in the Our Region section, page B1, it was reported that one of the superintendents of the Twin Rivers School District “voluntarily resigned”, and walked away with $174,579.60.  This is apparently what his salary would have been had he actually worked till June 30 of...

California Political News and Views
LA Community College drops NRA class after six years due to new regs

  LA Community College drops NRA class after six years due to new regs Katherine Timpf, Campus Reform,  8/19/13 Faculty at Los Angeles Community College (LACC) have canceled a longstanding National Rifle Association (NRA) class thanks to new rest...

Capitol Alert
With new money, California schools report less stress

Aug 22, 2013
With new money, California schools report less stress

.With billions more dollars to spend, California's school districts are exhibiting fewer signs of financial stress, a new survey from EdSource, a California public education research organization, concludes. EdSource surveyed officials in California's...

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