California school districts lost out on $1.4 billion in one year because of a rising tide of truant elementary school students, according to a new report from the state Attorney General's Office.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Instead of spending his Saturday morning watching cartoons, Turlock Christian sixth grader Clayton Giambelluca decided to do something else with his weekend.
TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS WITH PERFECT SCORES ON STAR TESTS
In pop culture, high school homecomings seem to be stereotyped as a popularity contest between the young adult elite.
The Turlock Unified School District is doing everything it can to stop bullying and promote positive behavior in the district.
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.
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.
The clock has started for the Denair Unified School District.
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.
Keyes Charter School social studies teacher Vicki Harmon is making strides in strengthening her students' relationships with others around the globe.
The Denair Unified School District is one step closer to a state takeover.
The Denair Elementary Charter Academy is one step closer to reality after the Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees unanimously approved the school's creation on Thursday.
The Stanislaus County Fair is partnering with Turlock schools to encourage kids to make healthier choices at lunch time. The 20/20 Fruit & Veggie Contest will reward elementary students who make healthy eating choices with the chance to win free tickets to the fair, a bicycle or other prizes.
As the drought continues to parch the state for the fourth year in a row, Modesto Junior College is instituting new courses and programs that focus on irrigation and drought relief.
Emergency crews were unable to save the life of Denair High student Ashley Ramaley on Thursday, a victim of a drunk driving accident. While Ramaley's death was not real, as she was a student actor in the Every 15 Minutes program, the emotional impact of her death was still felt.
In a time boasting conveniences in the form of microwave ovens and cars, it is hard to imagine that over 100 years ago, activities such as cooking on a wood-burning stove and riding on a horse-drawn stage were central to everyday life.
Thirty seconds. That's all it takes now to report water leaks in the Social Science and Management building at University of California, Merced.
Despite the fact that Turlock High School senior Tlaloc Barajas has already achieved the highest advancement possible as Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of America last year, he has managed to secure one last recognition before aging out of the organization: Greater Yosemite Council's Boy Scout of the Year.
The heat emanating from the kitchen will intermingle with the heat of competition on Friday as students from Turlock High School and Pitman High School culinary art programs warm up for the Turlock Education Foundation's second annual Iron Chef Competition.
While other students are spending their spring break traveling to exciting destinations - or sleeping in - Turlock High School sophomore Nicolas McKeon is at the school's shooting range honing his skills for an upcoming competition.
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