For once there is some good news for school district employees in this down economy. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger proposed his state budget revise on May 14 with additional cuts to education, specifically for child care, but those cuts will not affect the Turlock Unified School District's budget.
A standing room only crowd kicked off Tuesday's Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting, including over 125 Cunningham Elementary School teachers, parents and staff fighting for what they feel is right.
Roselawn High senior Jonathan Lopez isn't just following in the footsteps of one of his family members, he is combining career paths from both his father and uncle to create his own path for the future.
Hitting the high notes - as well as the low ones - has been a part of senior Brittany Weed's life since she was three years old; and she isn't giving that up anytime soon.
Students at Ballico Elementary School learned all about local agriculture last week during their annual Ag Week event. The students visited a variety of local farms and dairies and hosted special presenters including the Livingston High School FFA club.
Jose Prado's dream is to fight crime. The Turlock High senior is already dedicated to his future career path and can't wait move on to the next step.
Most high school seniors have imagined their dream job since they were little, but for some, like Turlock High senior Hannah Boxell, a future career is still a mystery.
The Turlock Unified School District received its progress report from the state - in the form of public school rankings and the Base Academic Performance Index (API) report - and was found lacking. While the District as a whole raised its API score by seven points, going from a 2008 Base score of 730 to a 2009 Growth score of 737, it was not enough to get the TUSD out of Program Improvement designation - a designation it has had for the past three years.
A Denair Elementary School student stood still in awe, staring down at a tiny seed in his hand.
Six students from the University of California, Merced, will be part of the Latino Leadership Initiative (LLI), a new collaboration between the university and Harvard University's Center for Public Leadership in the John F. Kennedy School of Government.
Starting with the 2010/2011 school year, Cunningham Elementary School will take on a handful of changes. The school will have a new principal, a new game plan and some new staff.
At the Stanislaus Mathematics Council's 32nd High School Mathematics Competition, 107 students represented 11 schools, competing in both group and individual competitions. Teams consisted of five students - two from AP Calculus, one from Math Analysis, one from Algebra II and one from Geometry.
Students from Julien Elementary School met with California State Assemblyman Bill Berryhill on Wednesday at the State Capitol after learning the jobs of state legislators during "Legislator for a Day" at the Annual Kids Day event. It is a two-day educational event that teaches fifth and sixth graders how proposed legislation becomes law in California while allowing them to interact in mock legislative exercises. Julien Elementary was the only Turlock school that participated in this event. Students also met with California State Senator Dave Cogdill.
Documents disclosed by California State University, Stanislaus this week demonstrate a concerted CSU effort to quell media discussion of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's fee for speaking at a June 25 gala fundraiser.
California State University, Stanislaus officials say a Carmicheal, Calif. based nonprofit jumped the gun in filing an April 15 lawsuit seeking the release of documents relating to Sarah Palin's upcoming June 25 appearance at the University's 50th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser.
For students, parents and staff at Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy, it comes as no surprise that health technician Alicia Miranda has been selected to represent Stanislaus County in the California Classified Employee of the Year program.
Some may call it beginner's luck-but luck had nothing to do with Gratton School's dominating success at the Northern California Regional State Finals Future City Competition on Saturday.
A proposed revision that would have increased the salary schedules of Turlock Unified School District assistant superintendents by approximately 14 percent has been returned to District staff for further research and information.
For one weekend school rivalries will be forgotten as high school and junior high students in Honor Choir, Honor Orchestra, and Honor Band come together to harmonize at the Stanislaus County Music Festival.
A recent settlement approved by a California judge has rewarded the Stanislaus County Office of Education with $164,271 from Office Depot, after the store was found to have violated the California False Claims Act by overcharging California government entities for office and classroom supplies.
Modernization has been the buzzword throughout Turlock Unified School District as numerous school sites have undergone construction in one way or another, all thanks in part to bond funding from Measure Y and Measure Z.
The Denair Unified School District is looking to pull from the strengths of its existing traditional elementary school and Denair Academic Avenues, a charter school formed in 2010, by creating a brand new primary charter program.
After soliciting bids from quailed pupil transportation companies in the region, Denair Unified School has turned to Storer Coachways in an effort to provide drivers to operate four of the District's buses for the remainder of the school year.
Modesto Junior College can finally breathe easier as it has been selected as one of the 15 California Community Colleges to pilot four-year bachelor degrees as early as 2017.
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