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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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | 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 | Jay Bhatia | Education


Denair Super remains hopeful in face of state takeover

The clock has started for the Denair Unified School District.

September 13, 2013 | Jay Bhatia | 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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Articles by Section - Education


Young authors receive motivation for literary futures

"When you hear the word 'author' you may only associate it with adults, but what many people don't realize is that anyone with a love of writing and a lot of perseverance can become an author if they set their mind to it-no matter what age they are."

March 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University hosts 20th annual Cesar Chavez Celebration

The gratitude felt towards activist Cesar Chavez, who dedicated his life to improve the treatment, pay and working conditions of farm workers, was clearly demonstrated by California State University, Stanislaus when just one year after his death in 1993, the university organized what would be its first annual Cesar Chavez Celebration.

March 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Educating the next generation of nurses

California State University, Stanislaus student Erick Padilla had no idea that all the afternoons he spent after school waiting for his dad to pick him up from Oak Valley Hospital would ultimately inspire him to become a nurse.

March 27, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Students hone their career path at Occupational Olympics

What do robots, fashionable clothing, and flowers all have in common?

March 26, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Young filmmaker attends White House screening

If asked one year ago whether or not she could imagine herself at the White House with President Barack Obama watching a short film she had made, Erin Benning would have most likely laughed.

March 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


Panel addresses culture of violence in schools

Audience members waited with bated breath as Oakdale Police Chief Lester Jenkins carefully formulated his answer on whether or not he personally believed that security personnel should be authorized to carry concealed weapons on school campuses.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


University withdraws recognition of Christian student group

Stanislaus Christian Fellowship Chi Alpha is crying discrimination to a recently implemented open-membership policy, which has been enforced by the California State University system in an effort to eliminate discrimination in student organizations system wide.

March 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


MJC Speech and Debate team successful at State Championship competition

The Modesto Junior College Speech and Debate team returned with armfuls of awards from their performances at the California Community College Forensics Association State Championship.

March 19, 2015 | Staff Reports | Education


Budding math skills to be focus of spring camp

Opportunities that allow students to multiply their math expertise never take a break-not even during spring break.

March 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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