Barney Gordon was appointed on Tuesday to replace former Turlock Unified School District Trustee Grady Welch, who resigned his post in July with more than two years left in his term. Gordon was one of four candidates who were publicly interviewed at Tuesday's board meeting.
America's democratic government relies on citizens to volunteer their time to serve in leadership positions for the well-being of their communities. The position of school district trustee is one of the most important elected offices in every city, as education is the key to creating prosperous communities.
As a Merced College instructor, one of my greatest privileges is working with our student veterans, many of whom are using their GI Bill benefits to prepare themselves for an increasingly competitive job market.
July 26, 2013|
BY CARY COBURN
In partnership with Volunteers of America's annual Operation Backpack campaign, the Stanislaus County Office of Education is collecting new backpacks and school supplies on behalf of homeless students throughout Stanislaus County.
July 23, 2013|
Turlock Unified School District Superintendent Sonny Da Marto was named one of five finalists for the 2013 National Superintendent of the Year award by the National Association of School Superintendents.
When Pitman High School graduate Gabbie Khasha walked to the podium to receive her diploma, she thought she was taking the first step on the path to higher education. But as her college starting date approaches, the financial burden and reality of the cost of tuition is throwing a roadblock in her future.
Despite questions of legality, recent teacher layoff notices issued by Denair Unified School District will not be rescinded - and even more positions are set to be cut, according to DUSD interim superintendent.
Alma Orozco is hoping to improve her career options this year. The local woman is turning to Turlock Adult School to gain the knowledge she needs through the school's English as a Second Language course and the High School Diploma Program.
In an effort to increase operating efficiency, Denair Unified School District Board of Trustees voted on Tuesday on a district office restructure that eliminated one management position and established two confidential positions in its place.