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Osborn celebrates 20 years of bilingual education

Over the past 20 years, the highly-successful bilingual immersion program at Osborn Elementary has helped thousands of young students become fluent in both Spanish and English – a skill that is becoming increasingly valuable in California.

October 01, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Education


Turlock native interns at NASA flight research center

In his youth, Benjamin Martins of Turlock had always been fascinated with aircraft and how they function, and he knew he wanted to be an engineer.

September 27, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock schools step up security with ID badges

Distinguishing students and staff members from visitors on school campuses is a whole lot easier this year, as the Turlock Unified School District implemented one of its new safety protocols - required identification badges.

September 27, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


Student leaders gather at Turlock campus for statewide summit

University students leaders from all over California were on the campus of California State University, Stanislaus on Saturday morning, as part of the annual California State Student Association summit meeting. The purpose of the summit was to allow student leaders from the 23 CSU campuses to come together and discuss issues that directly affect all 437,000 students of the CSU system.

September 24, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


CSU Stanislaus explores science with community youth

Instead of spending his Saturday morning watching cartoons, Turlock Christian sixth grader Clayton Giambelluca decided to do something else with his weekend.

September 24, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


Perfect scores

TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS WITH PERFECT SCORES ON STAR TESTS

September 20, 2013 | | Education


Pitman celebrates homecoming week, Hollywood style

In pop culture, high school homecomings seem to be stereotyped as a popularity contest between the young adult elite.

September 20, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


TUSD says no to bullying, yes to positivity

The Turlock Unified School District is doing everything it can to stop bullying and promote positive behavior in the district.

September 20, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


TUSD to spend $1 mil on tech for Common Core

With the arrival of the new statewide Common Core Standards for schools just around the corner, the Turlock Unified School District is now ironing out the details of implementing the plan - including funding.

September 17, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


Classroom of the future : Local school adopts all digital curriculum

In the small farm town of Ballico, a room full of people are working on their computers. They're using interactive software, they're browsing the web and some of them are even making presentations on Google's Cloud based platform, Google Drive.

September 13, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


Denair Super remains hopeful in face of state takeover

The clock has started for the Denair Unified School District.

September 13, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | Education


TJHS students earn high points in responsibility

Turlock Junior High School principal Dave Kline has high praise for students Sophia Guerino and Clay Abrams. Their work ethic and list of accomplishments were recently recognized by the Turlock Unified School District by being honored as the Character Counts recipients for the trait of responsibility.

September 10, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Keyes teacher makes worldwide connection

Keyes Charter School social studies teacher Vicki Harmon is making strides in strengthening her students' relationships with others around the globe.

September 10, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


State takeover of Denair schools imminent, says county

The Denair Unified School District is one step closer to a state takeover.

September 06, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Denair High students raise test scores; teachers shave off hair

The teachers and administrators at Denair High School take state testing very seriously. They take testing so seriously that they're willing to bet their hair on better scores.

September 06, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Proposed salary increase merits further consideration

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.

January 29, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


County students to symphonize at music festival

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.

January 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


County education office receives settlement from Office Depot

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.

January 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Modernization projects exhaust school bond funds

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.

January 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair charts new path for elementary education

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.

January 23, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


DUSD enlists transportation services of Storer

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.

January 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC to offer Bachelor of Science degree program in 2017

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.

January 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Osborn expansion proposal met with criticism

Turlock Unified School District's proposal to expand Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy's dual immersion program took many parents and community members by surprise last week, as was demonstrated by a packed Board of Trustees meeting on Tuesday.

January 21, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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