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CSUS students flunk the legislature

With increased tuition fees, fewer classes offered and no promise for the future, students at California State University, Stanislaus have had enough and decided to take a stand at a rally on Thursday.

October 08, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


EDUCATION: HEALTH AND FIRE SAFETY

Local students took to the streets for their health and learned about fire safety this week in programs at Walnut Education Center and Turlock Christian Elementary School.

October 08, 2010 | | Education


Schools turn to fundraising for outdoor education

Funding for computers, playground equipment, musical instruments and much more will be cut this year at most elementary school sites because they will be using those funds for outdoor education instead after the district made a decision two years ago to cut funding for outdoor education.

October 05, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Loving Adults Day

October 02, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Literacy Fair

October 02, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Students take on harder classes to better prepare for college

Some students take Advanced Placement classes to challenge themselves and some take AP classes to get college credits in high school, but either way, students say these classes are well worth the hard work.

October 02, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Pitman freshman enters high school with college credits

Lee Ann Burns knew there was something special about her son when he was a toddler. He always had his nose in a book and was curious about how everything worked.

September 28, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


CSU system to admit 30,000 new students in spring term

Though the State of California has yet to finalize a budget, the California State University system announced Monday it will admit up to 30,000 students for the Winter/Spring 2011 terms.

September 28, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


TUSD receives millions in federal jobs grant

Cuts, cuts everywhere and not a penny to spend is how most people feel with this down economy. But on Monday, the Turlock Unified School District was able to get a few extra pennies - $2.37 million - to help save jobs.

September 28, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Pennies for School

Cunningham Elementary School kicked-off a new fundraising project on Friday with just a few pennies. The school hopes those few pennies will grow into one million pennies by the end of the year during their Million Penny Challenge.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Food program expands in Merced, Stanislaus counties

More than 30 elementary school students struggled under the weight of bags packed with groceries in the multipurpose room of El Capitan Elementary School on Friday. Each kid was hauling more than 15 pounds of food home thanks to a recently expanded after-school program named Food 4 Thought.

September 24, 2010 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Stanislaus student earns prestigious scholarships

California State University, Stanislaus student Sherry G. Hill has been homeless. At 49, she's been divorced and mothered five children – whom she was separated from, for a time. She's been diagnosed with bi-polar disorder. She's also an honors student.

September 24, 2010 | Alex Cantatore | Education


Turlock teachers take on life of 1800s settlers

Dressing as a soldier, taking part in the Witch Trials and learning to make bricks with their feet were just a few of the things that three Turlock teachers experienced this summer in an effort to bring back a better understanding of their history lesson plans.

September 24, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


High school dropouts costing state over $2 billion, report finds

California high school drop outs are not only hurting themselves but costing the state billions of dollars, according to the California's High School Dropouts: Examining the Fiscal Consequence report released on Sept. 15 by the Foundation for Educational Choice.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


Crane to become one-stop shop for non-traditional students

Non-traditional students will now have a place to work on their education at the Crane School site, which will be transforming into Turlock's eCademy starting with the 2011/2012 school year.

September 21, 2010 | Maegan Martens | Education


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Career Day event gets students excited for future

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.

February 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD presentation shines a light on autism

"Pick one goal and build success for you as well as your child with autism."

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSUS engages campus-wide writing program

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.

February 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Sierra Yandell embodies respect, inspires others

Julien Elementary School sixth grader Sierra Yandell knows that it is just as important to respect oneself as it is to respect others.

February 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD passes on Common Core math text books

Common Core aligned math textbooks will still be missing from bookshelves in Turlock elementary schools as Turlock Unified School District has made the decision not to pilot math instructional material at this time due to significant curriculum gaps in available programs.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Field trip makes dental health fun

Although a field trip to the dentist might seem like a less than desirable idea to most, those who were at First Step Dental on Friday would quickly disagree.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


The show must go on: Student groups seek other venues for spring performances

It is a common saying in show business that-even faced with adversity-the show must go on.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


CSU Stanislaus to host Motley Fool co-founder, Title IX expert

California State University, Stanislaus is set to welcome two crowd-pleasing speakers next week that are guaranteed to present a new twist on finances and gender equality.

February 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD approves layoffs, new graduation requirements

Reductions equivalent to two full time teaching positions at Denair High School are scheduled for the 2015-2016 academic year due to less than expected enrollment.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD approves significant raise for administration, management

In an effort to attract and retain the best possible employees for Turlock Unified School District, the Board of Trustees approved a salary schedule and supplementary raise for administrative positions on Tuesday-one of which was met with opposition among the Board and community members.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Bleak enrollment puts NJROTC program in jeopardy

It goes without saying that the Turlock High School Navy Junior Reserves Officers Training Corps program provides nothing but rewarding experiences for all members.

February 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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