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TUSD lays off 10 state preschool aides

With an uncertain state budget picture and a potential reduction in funding looming, the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to issue layoff notices to the 10 paraprofessionals employed in the district's state preschool program.

May 17, 2011 | | Education


Merced College launches solar power program

The Merced College Electronics Technology program will be adding a solar panel installation class to its curriculum next fall with hopes of eventually creating an entire certificate or degree program in coming years.

May 17, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Walnut student earns national accolades for essay

Walnut Elementary third grader Julianna Cole, 8, received national recognition recently for an essay she wrote about when her grandmother and grandfather first met and fell in love.

May 17, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Pitman senior hasn’t missed a day of school in 13 years

When Stephanie Scott was in kindergarten she almost missed a day of school. Her mother, Debbie, was leading her out of the house when Stephanie got sick all over the floor. Debbie told her she needed to stay home but Stephanie insisted she go to school, and she did.

May 17, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Higher ed takes another hit in revised budget

Though K-12 education funding earned some reprieve in Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision, California's college systems are left wanting.

May 17, 2011 | | Education


TUSD Board to consider 10 state preschool layoffs at Tuesday meeting

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Directors will likely make a decision regarding 10 layoffs to state preschool teacher aides and para-professionals during Tuesday's board meeting at the Performing Arts Building at Turlock High School.

May 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Denair ag day

Denair students got a better look at the agriculture industry and related businesses on Friday. A variety of organizations had exhibits including a FFA petting zoo, Foster Farms chicks and a roping demonstration by Frank Ford.

May 13, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Crowell 6th grader has a caring heart

May Character Counts Student: Mareena Daleth, Crowell Elementary

May 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


UC Merced replacement chancellor nominated

Current Georgia College and State University President Dorothy Leland has been recommended as the future chancellor of the University of California Merced, UC President Mark G. Yudof announced Tuesday.

May 13, 2011 | | Education


Veterans bring history to life for Pitman students

Any historian will tell you that the best way to get the most accurate account of a story is straight from the horse's mouth - the people that lived it. For hundreds of Pitman High School students history came alive Thursday during a special visit from World War II and Vietnam veterans promoting peace, historical awareness and appreciation of the United States.

May 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Second graders welcome home Marine pen pal

One second grade class at Julien Elementary School had a unique visitor on Friday morning. Marti Brown's students have been corresponding with U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Charles Hernandez since around Thanksgiving, and on Friday he came to meet them all in person.

May 13, 2011 | Andrea Goodwin | Education


Parents protest Head Start layoffs

A group of about a dozen parents protested Friday outside the Cunningham Elementary Head Start preschool.

May 13, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


Teachers amp up for Capital rally for education

Several hundred teachers from Stanislaus County school districts rallied Monday afternoon outside California Assembly member Kristin Olsen's office and on the corner of Standiford and Tully Road in Modesto.

May 10, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


CSU prepares ‘scorched earth budget’

With the state budget still unresolved, the California State University system is planning for the worst with a "scorched earth budget that would devastate the institution," according to CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed.

May 10, 2011 | | Education


JOG-A-THON

Crowell Elementary School raised $3,000 this year at their annual jog-a-thon, which will go toward enrichment programs, student activities and assemblies. Last year's fundraiser helped buy a new 1/8-mile dirt track at Crowell.

May 06, 2011 | Jonathan McCorkell | Education


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Turlock student flourishes at new school; leaves bullies in the past

Just over a year ago, Breanna Mendoza was unsure if she would ever graduate eighth grade.

May 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


New president selected for Stanislaus State

As graduates of Stanislaus State move on to bigger and better things, the university has welcomed a new face to lead the school into the ...

May 26, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


Turlock students among scholarship winners

The Stanislaus Community Foundation and its scholarship partners awarded scholarships totaling over $57,000 to local students for the 2016-17 academic school year.

May 24, 2016 | | Education


Graduation time

Turlock Adult School held its commencement ceremony on Wednesday, kicking off Turlock's graduation season. Students in the area will be marching to the beat ...

May 20, 2016 | Angelina Martin | Education


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