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Fire Reported near Union Mine High School, Prompting Evacuations

Aug 16, 2013
Fire Reported near Union Mine High School, Prompting Evacuations

breakingnewsEL DORADO COUNTY-

Cal Fire officials say a fire was reported Friday afternoon near Union Mine High School in El Dorado.

The fire has burned about 50 acres and has prompted neighbors to evacuate their homes. Between 30 and 40 …


FOX40
Vacaville High School Freshmen Leapfrogging to College

Aug 15, 2013

VACAVILLE–

It was the first day of class for the Vacaville Unified School District. But for the first time, about fifty high school freshmen left class early to attend classes at a satellite campus of Solano Community College.

They’re enrolled …


FOX40
Family Campaigning for Full Peanut Ban at Elk Grove School Campuses

Aug 13, 2013
Family Campaigning for Full Peanut Ban at Elk Grove School Campuses

ELK GROVE—

Crystelle Berginc’s sons Cayden and Conner are both allergic to peanuts. But, while Conner’s reactions result from simply swallowing, Cayden’s allergies are more severe.

“Cayden has an airborne reaction so he does not even need to ingest it. …


California Political News and Views
Indigenous charter school not going down without a fight: Appeals closure to LA County. Racism?

  Indigenous charter school not going down without a fight: Appeals closure to LA County Deepa Fernandes, KPCC,  8/13/13 Parents protest L.A. Unified’s decision not to renew charter license for indigenous high school. An El Sereno charter s...

Whos Cooking School Lunch
Sanger’s Director Regina Ocampo — Youngest Director Ever in CA?

Sanger’s Director Regina Ocampo — Youngest Director Ever in CA?

REGINA OCAMPO, DIRECTOR OF CHILD NUTRITION, SANGER UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT, SANGER, CA Like so many of California’s Central Valley towns, Sanger began with a railroad depot. Built in 1887, the depot was on the Southern Pacific branch line that linked … Continue reading

California Political News and Views
Food Silliness in San Fran Government Schools

  Devil Is In the Details For IDEO’s School Lunch Fantasies by Dana Woldow‚ Beyond Chron,  8/12/13 Design firm IDEO recently invited some SFUSD community members to learn about The New Lunchroom, their vision for a “financially-sust...

California Political News and Views
Union Duplicity Exposed—They Want $$ for Themselves NOT Better Education

        With first new money in years, school labor negotiations grow complicated By Tom Chorneau, SIA Cabinet,  8/12/13    Uncertainty over how schools can spend billions of new state dollars delivered under a new funding formula is...

FOX40
STAR Tests will be Phased out in Elk Grove Schools this School Year

Aug 12, 2013

ELK GROVE–

Anxious parents dropped their kindergarten-aged kids off at Elk Grove schools today on the first day of school. None of them will be taking the STAR assessment tests that have been a mainstay of student evaluations for 14 …


The Sacramento Bee
Carmichael sisters’ music earns them the spotlight, but not among high school peers

Carmichael sisters’ music earns them the spotlight, but not among high school peers

Lucy Giles, 10 (Lucy will be 11 June 16, 2009) and her sister Gwendolyn, 13, make up the all-girl teen band Dog Party. Lucy is pictured here at practice Tuesday, June 9, 2009 at their Carmichael home.Lucy Giles and Gwendolyn Giles have come a lon...

Buckhorn Road
A true story to get teachers back in the mood for the imminent return

Aug 12, 2013

Warning!  This post contains brief but intense profanity:I begin teaching students this Wednesday; my wife will see her students for the first time on Friday.  The number one issue that always makes me a bit hesitant to start another school y...

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