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Global studies from a local perspective

There is no easy way to learn a new language and Sydney Chase can attest to that.

October 23, 2015 | Natalie Winters | Education

Turlock Unified modifies report cards to align with Common Core

The report cards for a number of Turlock Unified School District students might cause some double takes during parent teacher conferences in November, but not because of bad grades.

October 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Stanislaus State athletes, elementary students join forces against bullying

With October as National Bullying Prevention Month, Wakefield Elementary School wildcats and Stanislaus State warriors teamed up to combat bullies by learning to stick up for friends or themselves, and to be kind.

October 22, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Two cultures, one and the same

Although the languages of Pitman High School and Kyoto Gakuen High School students were different, the captivating smiles seen on the faces of each student on Monday were exactly the same as the two cultures came together for the first time as part of the Turlock-Kyoto Gakuen Exchange Program.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Stanislaus State ranks among elite for student advancement

A list ranking the nation's universities based on upward mobility includes the expected big names like Harvard University, MIT, Stanford University and University of California, Irvine, which occupy the top four spots.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Turlock Unified creating program for new teachers

Ever since Hillary Zaklan was a child, she has been fascinated with teaching.

October 20, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Presentation will address sexual violence on campus

A special presentation geared at stopping sexual violence on campus will be held at California State University, Stanislaus, just as a recently released crime report indicates an increase in sexual assaults at the university,

October 16, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Education

Stanislaus State to review over 100 pay raise requests following settlement

Stanislaus State is required to reevaluate all salary increase applications that date back to March 2012 as a result of a settlement agreement that was reached earlier this year with the California State University Employees Union.

October 16, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD appoints two new trustees to fill vacant school board seats

The decision-making process to determine who would represent Trustee Area 2 came down to the gender of each candidate on Tuesday as the Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to appoint Lori Carlson to carry out the remainder of Deborah Martin's term until 2017.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

UC Merced to open doors to future Bobcats, community

Prospective students will get a chance to find out just what it is like to be a Bobcat at the University of California, Merced on Saturday during the university's Preview Day, an annual event that invites the community to the research university campus.

October 15, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD continues to explore bussing options for Osborn sixth grade move to Dutcher

The uncertainty of whether or not transportation will be provided next year for Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders that will be relocated to Dutcher Middle School has not only frustrated parents, but some Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustee members as well.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Stanislaus State program for underserved students to sunset this year

Although funding for the Program for Academic & Career Excellence program at Stanislaus State is slated to end this year, the success that it has helped Hispanic and underserved first-generation college students achieve over the past six years is far from over.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Denair Unified opposed to boundary line change

A proposal by a Turlock housing developer to redraw the boundary line between Turlock Unified School District and Denair Unified School District has outraged the latter, which says that the new boundary line will send what would be future Denair students to Turlock schools instead.

October 09, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Meeting the next generation of leaders

Although they have yet to graduate high school, Turlock Unified School District students got a taste of what it takes to lead the City of Turlock from Mayor Gary Soiseth during the Mayor's Youth Conference on Thursday.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Walnut fifth graders size up Monterey sand crabs for research project

Walnut Elementary School fifth graders in Bret Sutterley and Dave Sutton's classes were more than prepared to ditch their desks for the beach earlier this week during their field trip to Monterey Bay, where they participated in a Long-term Monitoring Program and Experiential Training for Students program.

October 08, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Ellie shares her diabetes story

Type 1 Diabetes has changed Ellie Hart's life forever. Until February she didn't know she had the disease. With November being National Diabetes ...

November 25, 2015 | BY JEFF BENZIGER Turlock Journal | Education

Denair mourns sudden loss of two educators

Although Denair Elementary Charter Academy was not in session this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday, a number of students still received calls from Principal ...

November 25, 2015 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Education

School district trustees bid farewell after years of service

Although Eileen Hamilton attended her last Turlock Unified School District Board of Trustees meeting earlier this month, she assured everyone that she was not going ...

November 25, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

Local BSU members make cultural connection at regional conference

As president of Turlock High School's Black Student Union, senior Alaya Hubbard said that she has received much more than she expected after joining ...

November 24, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

MJC, Alliance Worknet join forces to meet industry demand

In an effort to prepare local candidates for a career in industrial maintenance, Modesto Junior College's Technical Education and Workforce Development Department and the ...

November 19, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education

TUSD deliberates busing options for upcoming dual immersion expansion

The transportation inequity at Dutcher Middle School next year that will follow the relocation of Osborn Two-Way Immersion Academy sixth graders was a source of ...

November 19, 2015 | Sabra Stafford | Education

Pitman Wind Ensemble tunes fundraising efforts for Carnegie Hall

When Pitman High School senior and piccolo player Aileen Ayala originally joined band in the fourth grade, she had no idea that eight years later ...

November 17, 2015 | Alysson Aredas | Education


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