Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed a California State budget solution on Tuesday that will solve $24.2 billion of the state's budget woes. The bulk of the budget deal is $16.1 billion in expenditure reductions, with the biggest cuts to education funding.
The $584 million budget deficit that has walloped the California State University system will translate into enrollment reduction, higher fees and "furlough Fridays" at the CSU Stanislaus campus.
Members of the California Faculty Association have joined other unions in the California State University system in agreeing to take a two day a month furlough through the 2009-10 fiscal year.
Turlock High School will be rocking this school year, as local radio station KWIN will be broadcasting on-campus as part of the Turlock Unified School District's "Just Say Go" attendance campaign.
In the wake of waning state monetary support, the California State University Board of Trustees took action Tuesday to close a $584 million budget gap and voted to raise student fees by an unprecedented 20 percent.
Students at Osborn Elementary love to get their hands dirty in the name of science. Fourth graders in Celia Montes' class got the opportunity to do just that when they made their own play dough molecules on Wednesday.
In the wake of a projected $584 million budget deficit, the California State University system has taken the drastic step of closing all winter and spring admissions for 2010.
About two dozen sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students put their brains to work for the annual Math and Science Prep Camp at California State University, Stanislaus.
To meet the growing demand for nurses and ease their own wait list numbers, California State University, Stanislaus will be offering Nursing degrees that can be earned through online classes.
The California Agriculture Teachers Association has named Modesto Junior College professor Steve Amador as a Teacher of Excellence and MJC's Agriculture Department as the 2009 Outstanding Community College Agricultural Education Program.
Cathy Ferguson, an Olympic gold medalist in swimming, gave a presentation to students at Julien Elementary School on Tuesday. Ferguson spoke about what it means to win, and told the story of how she started swimming at the age of 10 and grew up to become an Olympic gold medalist. Ferguson was invited to speak to the school by Mayor John Lazar as part of Turlock's Olympic Day celebrations. Turlock is one of many cities ...
A grant of nearly $1 million to use in the recruitment of math and science teachers for "high need" schools was awarded to California State University, Stanislaus.
The push for instituting a doctorate program in Nursing at the California State University campuses moved one step closer to realization earlier this month when the State Assembly overwhelmingly passed the needed bill.
Students at Dennis Earl Elementary School got a taste of Mexican culture on Friday when they participated in Exploration Day. The kindergarten through sixth grade classes watched Aztec dancers and did classroom activities such as making tortillas, ponchos, and paper flowers.
On a day that felt and looked more like the beginning of the fall semester, about 600 California State University, Stanislaus students walked across the stage, moved their tassels from the left to the right, and became college graduates.
The graduating seniors of 2006 were the first class in the state required to take and pass the California High School Exit Exam.
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.
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.
Tuition at California State University campuses will rise once again, increasing $294 per semester for full-time undergraduates.
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.
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.
Two new Modesto Junior College associates degrees will give students priority consideration at California State University campuses, when applying to similar programs.
In the fall, the largest freshman class ever will walk through the halls of the University of California, Merced.
Crane School's make-over is moving right along, as the previous site of pre-school and Head Start classes becomes a modern technology-centered charter academy. The eCademy is the Turlock Unified School District's first charter school and will offer four academic programs including K-12 homeschooling, 7-12 independent study, 9-12 online distance learning through the e2020 program, and 9-12 credit recovery (through e2020). e2020 is an online program where students will be able ...
The Turlock Unified School District (TUSD) Board of Trustees passed a resolution officially establishing seven trustee districts during a special board meeting Monday night.
The Santa Clara Vanguard Cadets Corps, a world-renowned world champion youth marching and performance band based in Santa Clara, practiced their routine at the Denair High School football stadium on Thursday night before heading to a competition in Clovis on Friday. This is the second year in a row the Vanguard Cadets have used the Denair stadium to practice their routine. Corps Director Robert Nieves said the Denair community and ...
Modesto mother Julie Nomof has observed her children grow from already superior writers to extraordinary writers, something she whole-heartedly attributes to the role of the Great Valley Writing Project's Young Writers Workshop in her children's educational experiences.
For Laura Valladolid, mother to 3-year-old Miranda, the free breakfast and lunch program at Wakefield Elementary helps keep her daughter's belly full and her spirits high.
Ag In Motion, a 53-foot state-of-the-art mobile trailer classroom, is scheduled for its public unveiling today at The National Ag Science Center in Modesto.
The Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports announced Tuesday that Osborn Elementary in Turlock and Denair Middle School in Denair are two of the 12 school finalists in the Gold Country Region and 116 schools state-wide that have been named finalists in the 2011 Governor's Challenge Competition.