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Stanislaus State athletes, elementary students join forces against bullying

With October as National Bullying Prevention Month, Wakefield Elementary School wildcats and Stanislaus State warriors teamed up to combat bullies by learning to stick up for friends or themselves, and to be kind.

October 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Two cultures, one and the same

Although the languages of Pitman High School and Kyoto Gakuen High School students were different, the captivating smiles seen on the faces of each student on Monday were exactly the same as the two cultures came together for the first time as part of the Turlock-Kyoto Gakuen Exchange Program.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State ranks among elite for student advancement

A list ranking the nation's universities based on upward mobility includes the expected big names like Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University and University of California, Irvine, which occupy the top four spots.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified creating program for new teachers

Ever since Hillary Zaklan was a child, she has been fascinated with teaching.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Presentation will address sexual violence on campus

A special presentation geared at stopping sexual violence on campus will be held at California State University, Stanislaus, just as a recently released crime report indicates an increase in sexual assaults at the university,

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Stanislaus State to review over 100 pay raise requests following settlement

Stanislaus State is required to reevaluate all salary increase applications that date back to March 2012 as a result of a settlement agreement that was reached earlier this year with the California State University Employees Union.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD appoints two new trustees to fill vacant school board seats

The decision-making process to determine who would represent Trustee Area 2 came down to the gender of each candidate on Tuesday as the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to appoint Lori Carlson to carry out the remainder of Deborah Martin's term until 2017.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced to open doors to future Bobcats, community

Prospective students will get a chance to find out just what it is like to be a Bobcat at the University of California, Merced on Saturday during the university's Preview Day, an annual event that invites the community to the research university campus.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD continues to explore bussing options for Osborn sixth grade move to Dutcher

The uncertainty of whether or not transportation will be provided next year for Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders that will be relocated to Dutcher Middle School has not only frustrated parents, but some Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustee members as well.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State program for underserved students to sunset this year

Although funding for the Program for Academic & Career Excellence program at Stanislaus State is slated to end this year, the success that it has helped Hispanic and underserved first-generation college students achieve over the past six years is far from over.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Unified opposed to boundary line change

A proposal by a Turlock housing developer to redraw the boundary line between Turlock Unified School District and Denair Unified School District has outraged the latter, which says that the new boundary line will send what would be future Denair students to Turlock schools instead.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of Turlock from Mayor Gary Soiseth during the Mayor's Youth Conference on Thursday.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier this week during their field trip to Monterey Bay, where they participated in a Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students program.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD gives pay bump, increased benefit cap to employees

Despite a slightly lower salary increase from last year, many teachers and employees of Turlock Unified School District still rejoiced on Tuesday following the Board of Trustees' approval of agreements that included a significantly higher District contribution towards the cost of health benefits.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TUSD narrows down candidates for vacant school board seats

After what can only be described as a nail-biting candidate filing process for Turlock Unified School District's Trustee Area 7, Board members will consider candidate Anthony Silva to fulfill the four-year term during a special Board meeting next week.

October 06, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


Academic decathlon to put local students to the test

Known as the "biggest academic event for local schools," the 36th annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon will kick off this weekend with a two-day series ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State begins search for new president

Following current Stanislaus State President Joseph F. Sheley's retirement announcement in November, the California State University Board of Trustees will hold an open forum ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified approves salary increase, greater benefits cap for teachers

After months of negotiations that at one time ended in an impasse, Turlock Unified School District has officially reached an agreement with the over 700 ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Senator Bill Bradley to speak at Stanislaus State

A United States Senator, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, two-time NBA champion and former presidential candidate will speak at Stanislaus State this month as part ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Modesto Junior College in running for $1 million Aspen Prize

The achievements of Modesto Junior College are undeniable after the school was named as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges to be ...

January 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Charter principal to resign at end of school year to raise family

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy Principal Sara Michelena announced her intent to resign at the end of the school year, her dedication to making sure ...

January 28, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Pitman High to start up new computer science class

Pitman High School will program students with the knowledge they need for a career in computer science beginning next year with "Exploring Computer Science AB ...

January 26, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


More setbacks prompt Turlock Unified to delay gym completion date, increase project budget

The Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees were willing-but not all too delighted-to approve another increase to the budget for the girls ...

January 26, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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