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Immunization shot deadline approaching

The Turlock Unified School District has reported that the deadline for seventh to 12 graders to obtain their Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis – whooping cough) combination vaccine has been extended from Aug. 15 to Sept. 15.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


TUSD sees improvement in exit exam pass rates

The Turlock Unified School District has reached a significant turning point as the latest rounds of California High School Exit Exam results were released.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Round-Up Week helps students transition to new schools

For many freshmen the first day of high school can be a scary, intimidating experience. A new school, a bigger campus and hundreds of news kids and teachers can make even the most confident teen have an anxiety attack. The same can also be said for many junior high students.

August 09, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSU Stanislaus named among best colleges for sixth-straight year

For the sixth consecutive year, California State University, Stanislaus has been named among the best undergraduate colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review.

August 05, 2011 | | Education


UC Merced announces first med school class

The University of California, Merced, in partnership with the UC Davis School of Medicine, announced this week the first cohort of students for the UC Merced Valley Program in Medical Education.

July 22, 2011 | | Education


TUSD Assistant Superintendant takes the helm at Newman-Crows Landing District

Turlock Unified School District announced Thursday that it will be losing one of its longest-tenured administrators on Aug. 1. Assistant Superintendent of Business Services Edward Felt resigned his position Thursday morning during a special Board of Trustees meeting.

July 22, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSU Stanislaus, Kaiser Permanente to partner

Beginning this year, Kaiser Permanente's Richmond-based School of Allied Health Sciences will offer sonography, phlebotomy, and radiography programs at the California State University, Stanislaus Stockton Center.

July 19, 2011 | | Education


Summer program gives students a second chance at success

The graduating seniors of 2006 were the first class in the state required to take and pass the California High School Exit Exam.

July 19, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSUS lays off employees; more cuts possible

The effects of state budget cuts trickled down to California State University, Stanislaus on Monday, as the university announced it will lay off eight permanent employees and reduce the hours of four others, shifting them to a 10-month working year.

July 19, 2011 | | Education


UC students to see additional 9.6 percent tuition increase

Following in the footsteps of the California State University system, the University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved a tuition increase in response to massive state budget cuts.

July 15, 2011 | | Education


CSU students to see fee hike, once again

Tuition at California State University campuses will rise once again, increasing $294 per semester for full-time undergraduates.

July 12, 2011 | | Education


Pitman High student receives national scholarship

The Association of Distinguished Americans announced that it has awarded a $4,000 scholarship to Omar Valencia of Pitman High School, a 2011 graduate. Valencia was one of 34 outstanding high school students in California.

July 08, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Merced College reaccredited, faces warning

Merced College will retain its accreditation, but has been issued a "warning" by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges until it addresses three recommendations issued in March.

July 08, 2011 | | Education


MJC announces new transfer degrees

Two new Modesto Junior College associates degrees will give students priority consideration at California State University campuses, when applying to similar programs.

July 01, 2011 | | Education


UC Merced enrollment sets new record

In the fall, the largest freshman class ever will walk through the halls of the University of California, Merced.

July 01, 2011 | | Education


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Merced College seeks community input for presidential search

The Merced Community College Board of Trustees has begun the search for the next Superintendent/President of Merced College and is hoping that the community ...

June 24, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


TUSD Board will place general obligation bond measures on November ballot

After nearly a year of advisory meetings, workshops, surveys and analysis, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted unanimously Tuesday to place two ...

June 23, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


UC Merced to double campus size by 2020

The University of California, Merced, has announced plans for its next major phase of campus development. The four-year construction project will nearly double the physical ...

June 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Conference highlights food, housing insecurity among CSU students

College students tend to have a lot on their plates, like homework, papers and exams. But, the one thing that many are missing on their ...

June 21, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


eCademy Charter to see changes in coming years

While eCademy Charter School, the newest addition to the Turlock Unified School District, has only been open for four academic years, the school is revamping ...

June 17, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Graduation rates continue to rise locally, statewide

Graduation rates around the state of California climbed for the sixth year in a row in 2015, and local school districts were no exception to ...

June 16, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


MJC Medical Assisting Program offers fall and spring starts to meet demand

Following the community's growing demand for highly-skilled, credentialed medical assistance, the Modesto Junior College Medical Assistance Program will now offer a spring semester option ...

June 16, 2016 | | Education


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