With the arrival of the new statewide Common Core Standards for schools just around the corner, the Turlock Unified School District is now ironing out the details of implementing the plan - including funding.
In the small farm town of Ballico, a room full of people are working on their computers. They're using interactive software, they're browsing the web and some of them are even making presentations on Google's Cloud based platform, Google Drive.
Turlock Junior High School principal Dave Kline has high praise for students Sophia Guerino and Clay Abrams. Their work ethic and list of accomplishments were recently recognized by the Turlock Unified School District by being honored as the Character Counts recipients for the trait of responsibility.
Back to school means back to finding afterschool childcare for many local parents. The Turlock Unified School District stepping in to help by providing more after school assistance for academically disadvantaged students.
The campus community and public are invited to attend CSU Stanislaus Night at the Turlock Farmers Market. The event will take place at the Main Street and Broadway Avenue from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sept. 6.
The University of California Merced hit a milestone this academic year with the largest and most diverse class of incoming freshmen, the largest contingent of graduate students, the largest total enrollment and the largest body of faculty members in its history.
This fall, freshman enrollment of 1,600 students will exceed last year's then-record class size by about 100 students. Students hail primarily from the San Francisco Bay Area (30 percent), the greater Los Angeles area (30 percent) and the San Joaquin Valley (40 percent) and comprise the most diverse incoming class in the university's history.
California State University, Stanislaus President Joseph Sheley wants everyone to show a little more pride. Touting the university's achievements in academia and community service are one of the goals Sheley has for the new year.
Battles for parking lot spaces, spending big bucks on expensive textbooks, and difficult professors were some of the horror stories Livingston resident Adilene Valuenzuela heard for weeks leading up to her first day at California State University, Stanislaus. But as soon as she stepped foot onto the campus, she felt right at home.