Education Headlines

  • Code Club encourages Marin girls to get involved in computer programming

    Similar to math and science, girls have traditionally shied away from computer coding. Tarr said the girls-only club is designed to give them a relaxed environment that allows them to feel more comfortable in engaging in the code-writing process.

  • California Thursdays arrive in Monterey County

    It was the statewide launch of California Thursday, a pilot program in 15 school districts throughout the state to serve meals with mostly California produced fruits, vegetables, and other products.

  • ‘California Thursdays’ bring locally sourced food to Lodi schools

    Tables of fruits and vegetables, educational displays, a bike-powered blender and hungry students filled Tokay High School’s outdoor quad on Thursday morning for the launch of California Thursdays.

  • Cal Unified board OKs staff layoffs

    The Calaveras Unified School District Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the layoff of more than 20 employees as part of $2 million in cuts they must make over the next two years.

  • Fensterwald: Charters plan for future growth outside state

    Four of California’s largest charter school organizations received three-quarters of the $36 million in competitive grants that the federal Department of Education awarded this month to help charter schools expand their operations.

  • School board chief dominates campaign

    It wasn’t too long ago that San Diego school board elections involved bruising battles that pitted labor against business interests amid fiery debates over how California’s second-largest district should be led. San Diego school board politics have quieted down substantially as the churn of superintendents has slowed and gains in student performance earned the district national attention.

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