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5 Back To School Things Teachers Would Love Your Help With

Seasoned instructors share the essentials for your child’s transition back to the classroom.

07/21/2014

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California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children’s Performance

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

07/13/2014

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Sacred Heart Backpack Giveaway Sends San Jose Students To School With Confidence

Parents from low-income families lined up in San Jose Friday morning to register their kids for a free backpack giveaway.

07/11/2014

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San Jose State Kicks Off $126 Construction Project To Add More Dorms

Construction is underway at San Jose State University where a new $126 million student dormitory tower is being built.

07/09/2014

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Students Rising Above Sometimes Forced To Overcome PTSD

Living around violence in the inner city is making children sick. Kids living in high crime areas have a higher rate of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than soldiers because they are living in “virtual combat zones”, according to Dr. Howard Spivak of the Centers for Disease Control.

06/26/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin, a teacher at Woodside Elementary School in Concord, is accused of sexually abusing 11 current and former students. (CBS)

Trial Begins Against Concord Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molesting 14 Students

Joseph Martin, 46, is on trial in Contra Costa County Superior Court for 150 counts of sexual abuse of former students at Woodside Elementary School.

06/23/2014

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Moraga School District Settles Teacher Sexual Abuse Lawsuits For $14 Million

The Moraga School District has settled two sexual abuse lawsuits and will pay $7 million each to two women allegedly abused by a former teacher, according to district superintendent Bruce Burns.

06/18/2014

(AP)

Palo Alto High School Principal Successfully Cracks Down On Student Streakers

The tradition of students streaking at Palo Alto High School, locally known as Paly, is on the decline after a principal has come up with a strict crackdown.

06/09/2014

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Not One Single Primary Voter Turns Up At Polling Place On Sonoma State Campus

Low turnout was reported across the state for Tuesday’s primary election, but nowhere was the foot traffic lower than at a polling place on the Sonoma State University Campus in Rohnert Park.

06/06/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has sued in Alameda Superior Court on behalf of students at seven schools claiming that the lack of teaching time “slowly rob[s] students of an equal education.”

05/29/2014

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