Sevan Aydenian spent all day Friday making sure everything would be ready for her first day of first grade at Cunningham Elementary. She organized her crayons, construction paper, pencils and erasers. She mentally prepared to meet 22 new friends and begin an academic year full of new experiences.
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.
Although the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is widely known for its missions in space, its next mission has touched down at University of California, Merced, where it recently awarded a group of researchers with a $5 million grant to establish a NASA-Affiliated Center.
The approval of three new positions within Turlock Unified School District has prompted the Board of Trustees to update the salary schedules of certificated district and site administration and classified management positions.