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MJC set to celebrate its history, future

On Monday, Modesto Junior College will turn 90 years old.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


Pitman Pride march into Washington

The Pitman High School marching band and color guard, known as the "Marching Pride," was recently invited to Washington D.C. to participate in the 2012 National Independence Day Parade.

September 16, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Hearst award winner named

Linda Fegan, a Spanish major at CSU Stanislaus, has been named the CSU Stanislaus recipient of the William Randolph Hearst/CSU Trustees' Award for Outstanding Achievement.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


UC Merced’s Valley economic contribution nears $650 million

Since July 2000, UC Merced has contributed approximately $650 million to the San Joaquin Valley economy, the university announced this week.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


CSU Stanislaus earns high U.S. News & World Report ranking

For the 16th consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has been ranked among the best colleges by U.S. News & World Report.

September 16, 2011 | | Education


County teachers learn how to integrate art into all subjects

More than a dozen K-6 educators from across Stanislaus County joined together Thursday for an arts integration workshop at Whitmore Charter School in Ceres.

September 16, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Pitman High students earn semifinalist berth from National Merit

Pitman High seniors Adrian Leven and Simon Staley were selected as semifinalists in the 2012 National Merit Scholarship competition. Should either be selected as a finalist they would be in competition for 8,300 National Merit Scholarships worth more than $34 million.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Mobile science lab makes first trip to Turlock

Ag in Motion, a 53-foot state-of-the-art mobile trailer classroom, visited seventh grade students at Dutcher Middle School in Turlock this week. The mobile classroom was unveiled in late June of this year by the National Ag Science Center in Modesto.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


High school early assessment helps to improve college readiness

California State University Chancellor Charles Reed announced Monday that over the past six years there has been an increase in the number of high school students ready for college level English and math.

September 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


University employees protest layoffs

California State University, Stanislaus employees held a rally Monday to protest proposed non-teacher layoffs that they say seem excessive compared to those at other CSU campuses.

September 13, 2011 | | Education


Denair students celebrate grandparents

The first Sunday after Labor Day is traditionally considered Grandparents' Day in the United States. This holiday celebrates the special role that grandparents play in families, and especially their relationships with their young grandchildren. Although this holiday is not as commercially popular as Mother's Day or Father's Day, it recognizes important parental figures in many children's lives. For that reason and many others, students at Denair Elementary School took Friday to celebrate their grandparents.

September 09, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


CSUS botany professor’s dream closer to realization

An arboretum intended to celebrate California's diverse collection of plant life – and a former California State University, Stanislaus professor – could break ground as soon as mid-October.

September 09, 2011 | | Education


Local children get a lesson in American history

Schools around the area took time to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001 on Friday - while trying to explain its meaning to children, many of whom were born after the terrorist attacks.

September 09, 2011 | Kristina Hacker | Education


School district lists accomplishments, goals for future

Turlock Unified School District Superintendent Sonny Da Marto is proud of the successes the district saw in the 2010-11 school year and is looking forward to an even better - and more tech savvy 2011-12.

September 06, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Chemistry students get laptops instead of textbooks

The 160 Honors Chemistry students in the Turlock Unified School District each received brand new laptop computers this week as part of a pilot program. The netbooks are on loan to the students for the school year to aid in the online component of their chemistry class.

September 02, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


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Educators learn from each other

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July 29, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


School district offers housing incentives to keep teachers

The state of California is in the midst of a teacher shortage. Enrollment in educator preparation programs dropped more than 70 percent over the last ...

July 28, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


LGBT history to be taught in schools statewide

Thanks to recently approved social studies curriculum framework, students in California public schools will soon learn about the evolution of gay rights and the contributions ...

July 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Denair High offers new ag, drama courses

Denair High students interested in ag or drama will have new electives from which to choose in the upcoming school year, Denair Unified School District ...

July 26, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair Charter Academy welcomes new principal

After nine years of teaching students, Brian LaFountain will now lead them as the new principal of Denair Charter Academy.

July 22, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


CSUS School of Nursing receives funding to aid forgivable loans

In order to address a shortage in the nursing workforce, the Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Stanislaus State funding to help ensure the ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


THS students return from trip to Germany

What started out as curiosity for Turlock High School student Elisha Coleman resulted in the trip of a lifetime when he and 13 other THS ...

July 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Operation Backpack aims to supply county's at-risk students

While the calendar may show it's still the middle of summer, for many children it's time to prepare for the next school year ...

July 21, 2016 | Kristina Hacker | Education


UC Merced growth plan gets approval

The University of California, Merced, received final approval from the UC Board of Regents Thursday for an expansion plan that will nearly double the physical ...

July 21, 2016 | | Education


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