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College district trustee candidates face off in forum

The three candidates vying for the District 3 seat on the Yosemite Community College District's Board of Trustees discussed a number of issues, including campus safety, improving graduation rates and providing more jobs, during a forum hosted Thursday by the Stanislaus County League of Women Voters.

October 14, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


UC Merced kicks off historic $1.3 billion expansion

The University of California, Merced, broke ground Friday on the largest expansion project in campus history.

October 14, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Denair teachers still hoping for full salary restoration

Denair Unified School District teachers are saying that a modest one-time payment approved by the Board of Trustees last week is just not enough to heal the financial wounds they received nearly four years ago when they were dealt 8 percent pay cuts in the face of a potential State takeover.

October 13, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


White supremacy posters spark outcry at Stanislaus State

Posters at Stanislaus State have raised concerns on and off campus as they accuse a student of leading an extremist hate group that is responsible for propagating white-supremacist messages at college campuses across the nation.

October 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Meeting offers information on Pharmacy Technician program

Modesto Junior College Workforce Development has scheduled a Pharmacy Technician Training Program information meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 25 in John Muir Hall, room 260, on West Campus, 2201 Blue Gum Avenue.

October 11, 2016 | | Education


Stanislaus State receives $7.2 million to fund STEM programs

With the help of two grants totaling $7.2 million, Stanislaus State is hoping to increase the number of students in science, technology, engineering and math fields and help high-achieving, low-income students complete degree programs.

October 11, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students learn life-saving skills

American Medical Response paramedics and local firefighters spent all day Friday at Turlock Junior High School teaching 1,400 seventh and eighth graders Compression-Only CPR Training during physical education classes. Students not only learned the three C's of CPR: Checking responsiveness, Calling 9-1-1 and Compressions, but they were also told how important it is to perform CPR as soon as someone stops breathing since chances of survival go down 10 percent every minute that passes.

October 07, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Three finalists left in YCCD chancellor search

Following Yosemite Community Colleges District Chancellor Joan Smith's retirement announcement in February, the District has narrowed down its search for her replacement to three candidates.

October 07, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Unified School District approves bonus for teachers

Increased enrollment at Denair Unified School District resulted in much-need salary restoration Thursday when Board of Trustees unanimously approved a 2.37 percent bonus for all teachers who were employed during the last academic year.

October 07, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock teachers stage “Walk-In” to show support for Prop 55, Measures N & O

Teachers throughout Turlock kicked off Thursday not by being in their classrooms, but off-site as they walked to campus together equipped with signs showing their support of Proposition 55 and bond measures N & O.

October 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students learn RAAN = healthy breathing

For the 71 students attending Joel Hidahl Elementary School with asthma, an internet website and smart phone app could mean the difference in breathing well or not at all.

September 30, 2016 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education


California Department of Education honored for Seal of Biliteracy

The growing interest among high school students to master more than one language has not just been seen locally, but throughout California as the success of the State Seal of Biliteracy earned the California Department of Education an award in Washington, D.C. last week.

September 30, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


California Attorney General tours Modesto Junior College

California Attorney General and United States Senate candidate Kamala D. Harris got a firsthand look at the facility that will house Modesto Junior College's new Respiratory Baccalaureate Program as she visited the college campus Thursday.

September 29, 2016 | | Education


Mayor shows Walnut Elementary sixth graders the power of being kind

To help in their endeavor to spread kindness at Walnut Elementary Education Center, students in Erin Moreno's sixth grade class received a firsthand lesson Friday from someone who is trying to make the entire city of Turlock a kinder place-Mayor Gary Soiseth.

September 23, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


New community partnership to boost college-going culture in Stanislaus County

A new partnership amongst community partners throughout Stanislaus County will promote a college-going culture for low-income students, giving them the opportunity to achieve their college and career goals.

September 23, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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Articles by Section - Education


DUSD approves pay increase for hourly Denair Charter Academy teachers

As financial conditions of Denair Unified School District continue to improve, the Board of Trustees made it clear Thursday that they are determined to restore ...

December 09, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified to revisit Child Nutrition Education Center design

In what Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees called a "learning experience," two construction bids for the new Child Nutrition Education Center were rejected ...

December 08, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


California State University mourns passing of Chancellor Emeritus Charles B. Reed

California State University announced the passing of former CSU Chancellor Charles B. Reed who died Tuesday. Reed, 75, served as the CSU's sixth chancellor ...

December 06, 2016 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Bound By Faith: New religious club at Pitman offers safe place of worship

Pitman High School sophomore Meredith Ball is hoping that the campus' newest religious club Bound By Faith will provide a safe place of fellowship and ...

December 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stan State faculty union donates $35K to battle campus hunger, homelessness

In an effort to combat student hunger and homelessness on campus, the Stanislaus State California Faculty Association chapter made a $35,000 donation to its ...

December 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Oregon Shakespeare Festival actors put a modern twist on The Bard

Turlock High School students probably never envisioned Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and William Shakespeare together - that is, until Christiana Clark and Jeremy Gallardo from the ...

December 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


TJHS students give back to community

After a six-week collection period, Turlock Junior High School students donated 22 barrels of non-perishable food to Turlock Together on Friday. Assistant Principal of Student ...

December 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State nursing students spark healthy eating habits in Turlock fifth-graders

The initial hesitation felt by Brown Elementary School fifth-graders as they dipped chunks of homemade whole wheat bread into garlic, lime or basil olive oil ...

December 01, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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