News: Education Headlines

High School in Cerritos ranks No. 1 in the state

With low student-teacher ratios and perfect graduation rates, Whitney High School in Cerritos ranked No. 1 among high schools in California and 19th best in the country, according to rankings released Tuesday by U.S. News & World Report . . . The high school, run by the ABC Unified School District, is extremely selective about the students it admits, and parents are required to be heavily involved in student education.

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Musical instruments aging beyond repair

Music programs across the Tuolumne and Calaveras counties are being revived in the wake of budget cuts that took a toll on a fleet of instruments. Now, band directors and music educators say that, for many instruments, only one more repair will work: replacement.

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