Education

  • GETTING MINORITY STUDENTS TO REACH FOR HIGHER EDUCATION  

    Bay Area athletes among the guest speakers emphasizing positivity of pursuing college Silicon Valley Education Foundation About 200 students, mostly seniors, attended the afternoon rally kicking off “College Week” at James Lick High School on Monday (Oct. 15).  All the speakers – SJ Vice Mayor Magdalena Carrasco, SJ Earthquakes...
  • San Jose Students Earn National Merit Scholarship Distinction

    Summit Public Schools Two San Jose high schoolers were awarded Commended Student status by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) for high scores on the Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT). The Summit Rainier Public School students, seniors Kriselle Tanhueco and Andy Nguyen, scored among the top 50,000...
  • 5 Things to Know about Parents’ Knowledge of Parenting and Early Childhood Development

    Jessica Dym Bartlett, Lina Guzman, and Maria A. Ramos-Olazagasti Child Trends Research demonstrates a strong link between what parents know about parenting and child development and how they behave with their children. Parents with more knowledge are more likely to engage in positive parenting practices, whereas those with limited knowledge are at greater risk of...
  • Report: College is Worth the Cost, But Planning is Key

    StatePoint Despite rising college costs, a clear majority of families believe higher education is well-worth the investment, and most students and parents are willing to stretch themselves financially to make it happen, according to a new study. The national study from Sallie Mae and Ipsos, “How America Values College...
  • Center for Employment Training reaches its sweet 16th Annual Golf for Jobs Tournament Event and You’re Invited!

    September 25, 2018: Center for Employment Training (CET) will hold its 16th Annual Golf for Jobs Tournament on Friday, October 12th, 2018. The tournament will be held at the beautiful Coyote Creek Hills Golf Course, a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course in Morgan Hill, CA. It seems like only yesterday...
  • Consejo de BBB: Contratar a un Tutor

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau La contratación de un tutor para su hijo es una gran manera de ayudar con un tema con el que batallan. Asegúrese de que se estén quedando en la parte superior de su currículo y cuando se prepare para una tarea. Sin...
  • BBB Tip: Hiring a Tutor

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Hiring a tutor for your child is a great way to help with a subject they struggle with. Ensure that they’re staying on top of their curriculum and when preparing for an assignment. When looking for a tutor, however, it can be...
  • What You Can Do About ‘Education Deserts’

    NAPS The U.S. Department of Education reports that nearly 57 million children will go to shool in America this year. Some of them live in what are known as “education deserts,” but fortunately, there are solutions. Mapping School Deserts A new study used geospatial analysis software to map families’...
  • Violencia en las escuelas: una lección que ningún niño debería aprender

    Gustavo Suárez Pertierra, presidente del Comité Español de UNICEF EFE La noticia de finales del mes de agosto del suicidio de un niño de nueve años en Estados Unidos, pocos días después de anunciar en el colegio su homosexualidad, es un dramático ejemplo de cuáles pueden ser las consecuencias...