The California State University Board of Trustees on Wednesday adopted a 2011-2012 budget which calls for an additional $379 million in state general fund support – including a request for the state to spend $121.5 million to "buy out" a 10 percent tuition increase also approved Wednesday.
Jose Garcia worked his way up from bathroom stalls to classrooms to help students better understand the complexities of math as a new teacher at Roselawn Continuation High School.
Teachers are hustling to grade dozens of essays in a timely manner, students anxiously wait for their corrected essay and in the end the corrections are too late. By the time most teachers are able to give students their corrected essay, students already forgot what they wrote about.
She might mistakenly call the bathroom the loo or pronounce pasta the British way, but one thing that Rosalind Kingsley Hurst has learned the most from her big move is how to work with people.
Slimy worms, sticky monkey plants and sugar leaves are just some of the things that Julien Elementary School students have been growing all year and on Friday they were able to celebrate all their hard work and take a closer look at their plants during their 12th annual Garden Celebration.
One way to learn about an artist is to try to recreate some of their artwork; copy their techniques and see firsthand how they created some of their famous pieces.
Rally towels, spirit shirts and positive attitudes are what Pitman High School and Turlock High School students are bringing to the crosstown football game - named the Harvest Bowl - on Friday.
Back in 1985, Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena was kidnapped, tortured and murdered because of his efforts to end illegal drug operations.
Students at Sacred Heart School were rewarded for their fundraising efforts with a special assembly on Friday. Students who sold the most for the school fundraiser helped tape their principal to the wall of the multipurpose room. The duct tape held, and she was stuck about 1 foot off the ground, where she was pied in the face by a Sacred Heart teacher.
Students from all over the county are starting to practice their I before E except after C's to gear up for the Stanislaus County Spelling Championship next week.
With education being shortchanged in the recent down-economic years, funding has become a major problem at many local schools. Some businesses are stepping in to fill the gap left by an ever-shrinking budget, including Target's Take Charge of Education program.
In giant letters on a white board in Al Silveira's office the words "I can't" are crossed out. That message seems to be the whole mentality shift at Lloyd G. Cunningham Elementary School.
Last spring Stanislaus County Superintendent of Schools Tom Changnon received numerous phone calls from school district administrators asking him to come speak at their local public meetings about the budgetary process. While attending these meetings, the superintendent noticed an alarming trend.
After the huge gas explosion in San Bruno last month, when someone smells the hint of gas there is no hesitation to call for an inspection by PG&E.
College connections, a new belief system and working together are just a few things that helped Keyes Elementary School move out of program improvement, but all their efforts and programs put together is what made the big change at the school.
Students at Roselawn Continuation High School traded in their textbooks and pencils for pamphlets and presentations during the school's annual Career Day on Friday.
"Pick one goal and build success for you as well as your child with autism."
Amidst the figurative whirlwind of essay prompts and research papers, any college student would agree with California State University, Stanislaus that greatness, especially at the university level, relies on writing.
Julien Elementary School sixth grader Sierra Yandell knows that it is just as important to respect oneself as it is to respect others.
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