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Truancy levels hit school districts' funding

California school districts lost out on $1.4 billion in one year because of a rising tide of truant elementary school students, according to a new report from the state Attorney General's Office.

October 04, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Education


Osborn celebrates 20 years of bilingual education

Over the past 20 years, the highly-successful bilingual immersion program at Osborn Elementary has helped thousands of young students become fluent in both Spanish and English – a skill that is becoming increasingly valuable in California.

October 01, 2013 | Cara Hallam | Education


Turlock native interns at NASA flight research center

In his youth, Benjamin Martins of Turlock had always been fascinated with aircraft and how they function, and he knew he wanted to be an engineer.

September 27, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education


Turlock schools step up security with ID badges

Distinguishing students and staff members from visitors on school campuses is a whole lot easier this year, as the Turlock Unified School District implemented one of its new safety protocols - required identification badges.

September 27, 2013 | | Education


Student leaders gather at Turlock campus for statewide summit

University students leaders from all over California were on the campus of California State University, Stanislaus on Saturday morning, as part of the annual California State Student Association summit meeting. The purpose of the summit was to allow student leaders from the 23 CSU campuses to come together and discuss issues that directly affect all 437,000 students of the CSU system.

September 24, 2013 | | Education


CSU Stanislaus explores science with community youth

Instead of spending his Saturday morning watching cartoons, Turlock Christian sixth grader Clayton Giambelluca decided to do something else with his weekend.

September 24, 2013 | | Education


Perfect scores

TURLOCK UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT STUDENTS WITH PERFECT SCORES ON STAR TESTS

September 20, 2013 | | Education


Pitman celebrates homecoming week, Hollywood style

In pop culture, high school homecomings seem to be stereotyped as a popularity contest between the young adult elite.

September 20, 2013 | | Education


TUSD says no to bullying, yes to positivity

The Turlock Unified School District is doing everything it can to stop bullying and promote positive behavior in the district.

September 20, 2013 | | Education


TUSD to spend $1 mil on tech for Common Core

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.

September 17, 2013 | | Education


Classroom of the future : Local school adopts all digital curriculum

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.

September 13, 2013 | | Education


Denair Super remains hopeful in face of state takeover

The clock has started for the Denair Unified School District.

September 13, 2013 | | Education


TJHS students earn high points in responsibility

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.

September 10, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


Keyes teacher makes worldwide connection

Keyes Charter School social studies teacher Vicki Harmon is making strides in strengthening her students' relationships with others around the globe.

September 10, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


State takeover of Denair schools imminent, says county

The Denair Unified School District is one step closer to a state takeover.

September 06, 2013 | Nancy Angel | Education


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The Pride Awakens

Pitman High School students celebrated not just winter sports, but all extracurricular clubs on campus this week during the fifth annual Hoopscoming that culminated on ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock coaches voice concerns over proposed Facility Use Fee

Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees President Frank Lima described the annual review of the District's Facility Use Fees perfectly when he called ...

February 06, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Academic decathlon to put local students to the test

Known as the "biggest academic event for local schools," the 36th annual Stanislaus County Academic Decathlon will kick off this weekend with a two-day series ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Stanislaus State begins search for new president

Following current Stanislaus State President Joseph F. Sheley's retirement announcement in November, the California State University Board of Trustees will hold an open forum ...

February 04, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Turlock Unified approves salary increase, greater benefits cap for teachers

After months of negotiations that at one time ended in an impasse, Turlock Unified School District has officially reached an agreement with the over 700 ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Senator Bill Bradley to speak at Stanislaus State

A United States Senator, Olympic gold medalist, Rhodes Scholar, two-time NBA champion and former presidential candidate will speak at Stanislaus State this month as part ...

February 02, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Modesto Junior College in running for $1 million Aspen Prize

The achievements of Modesto Junior College are undeniable after the school was named as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges to be ...

January 29, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Denair Charter principal to resign at end of school year to raise family

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy Principal Sara Michelena announced her intent to resign at the end of the school year, her dedication to making sure ...

January 28, 2016 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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