The Stanislaus County Office of Education announced Monday the purchase of a 155,000 sq. ft. facility on H Street in downtown Modesto, the current home of the Modesto Bee, as well as the beginning of a new partnership with Opportunity Stanislaus that will provide much-needed training, certification and preparation for jobs requested by employers in Stanislaus County.
University of California, Merced graduate student Lorenzo Booth is hoping that his water footprinting research will help local growers find ways to use water more efficiently by allowing them to compare water usage for different crops in different locations.
Turlock Unified School District and eCademy Charter at Crane received over $1 million altogether in Educator Effectiveness Grants through an education finance bill, money the district is hoping will go towards induction and professional development for both teachers and administrators.
Chants like "not my president," "silence is violence" and "no justice, no peace" rang throughout the quad at Stanislaus State Wednesday as students, faculty and community members gathered for a solidarity rally in the aftermath of the recent presidential election.
With the passing of two local bond measures and consequently $88.8 million in funding for school safety and modernization projects, Turlock Unified School District is working to ensure all bond funds are spent as promised with the expected formation of two citizen oversight committees early next year.
Two years before she could actually participate in the Stanislaus County Elementary Spelling Championship, seven-year-old Alisha Chakravarty was sitting in the back row of the auditorium, writing down each word.
Denair Unified School District employees will see the beginning of long-awaited salary restorations just in time for the holidays, following the Board of Trustees' approval of a 4 percent salary restoration Thursday evening.
Vietnam War veteran Ernie Conner was noticeably touched Wednesday morning following Stanislaus State's eighth annual "Thank A Veteran" event as he and four other members of the Merced County Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard were recognized not only for their service during times of conflict, but also for their time spent honoring the lives of other veterans.
The race for the Yosemite Community College District Area 3 seat was too close to call based on preliminary results Tuesday evening, with just over 500 votes separating incumbent Abe Rojas and challenger Billy Holly.
A number of school safety and modernization projects are within reach at Turlock Unified School District after preliminary results from Tuesday's election showed that a majority of votes cast were in support of two general obligation bond measures that will provide necessary funds to address educational and facility needs throughout the district.
Although only in its second year, the dual immersion program at Denair Elementary Charter Academy is already setting students up for bilingual and biliterate success with two kindergarten classes and two first grade classes this year.