After months of slashing expenses, negotiating new contracts, and cutting services and programs, the Turlock Unified School District finally has a budget for the 2009-10 school year ... at least for a few weeks.
Marsha Memmott has spent the last 30 years teaching English to Turlock eighth graders. She has spent 30 years correcting grammar, grading essays, and explaining when to use "who" and when to use "whom." After all of those years of dedication to Turlock students and their education, Memmott is retiring from her job at Turlock Junior High School.
The Merced College Electronics Technology program will be adding a solar panel installation class to its curriculum next fall with hopes of eventually creating an entire certificate or degree program in coming years.
Walnut Elementary third grader Julianna Cole, 8, received national recognition recently for an essay she wrote about when her grandmother and grandfather first met and fell in love.
When Stephanie Scott was in kindergarten she almost missed a day of school. Her mother, Debbie, was leading her out of the house when Stephanie got sick all over the floor. Debbie told her she needed to stay home but Stephanie insisted she go to school, and she did.
Though K-12 education funding earned some reprieve in Gov. Jerry Brown's May budget revision, California's college systems are left wanting.
The Turlock Unified School District Board of Directors will likely make a decision regarding 10 layoffs to state preschool teacher aides and para-professionals during Tuesday's board meeting at the Performing Arts Building at Turlock High School.
Denair students got a better look at the agriculture industry and related businesses on Friday. A variety of organizations had exhibits including a FFA petting zoo, Foster Farms chicks and a roping demonstration by Frank Ford.
May Character Counts Student: Mareena Daleth, Crowell Elementary
Current Georgia College and State University President Dorothy Leland has been recommended as the future chancellor of the University of California Merced, UC President Mark G. Yudof announced Tuesday.
Any historian will tell you that the best way to get the most accurate account of a story is straight from the horse's mouth - the people that lived it. For hundreds of Pitman High School students history came alive Thursday during a special visit from World War II and Vietnam veterans promoting peace, historical awareness and appreciation of the United States.
One second grade class at Julien Elementary School had a unique visitor on Friday morning. Marti Brown's students have been corresponding with U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Charles Hernandez since around Thanksgiving, and on Friday he came to meet them all in person.
A group of about a dozen parents protested Friday outside the Cunningham Elementary Head Start preschool.
Several hundred teachers from Stanislaus County school districts rallied Monday afternoon outside California Assembly member Kristin Olsen's office and on the corner of Standiford and Tully Road in Modesto.
With the state budget still unresolved, the California State University system is planning for the worst with a "scorched earth budget that would devastate the institution," according to CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed.
Crowell Elementary School raised $3,000 this year at their annual jog-a-thon, which will go toward enrichment programs, student activities and assemblies. Last year's fundraiser helped buy a new 1/8-mile dirt track at Crowell.
Modesto Junior College President Gaither Loewenstein resigned Wednesday, following the revelation that a website had songs he wrote, which contained potentially offensive imagery.