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  • Measure G Will Help Our Students Reach New Heights

    East Side Union High School District provides an outstanding and continually improving education to local high school students. Dedicated teachers and rigorous academic programs provide a strong foundation for success in college and future careers. Student achievement is on the rise. Graduation rates are improving and are now above...
  • ALUM ROCK UNION SCHOOL DISTRICT ISSUES… AN UPDATE ON ACTIONS TAKEN

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR The Alum Rock Community organization, which calls itself the “Community For Better Alum Rock Schools” and its allies planned to oppose efforts to oust ARUSD Superintendent Hilaria Bauer during ARUSD Board Meeting held on Tuesday, May 29, 2018. Superintendent Hilario Bauer’s ‘sins’ are her efforts...
  • School Shooting Survivors Demand Stricter Gun Control at FL Capitol

    Trimmel Gomes Public News Service TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – With heavy hearts, students, who have become citizen lobbyists, met with lawmakers on Tuesday February 20th with one goal – to urge the passage of gun control measures. Hoping their tragic stories will spur lawmakers to act, a small group of...
  • Schumer Floor Remarks on the Florida School Shooting

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer this week spoke on the Senate floor regarding the school shooting in Parkland, Florida and the immigration debate. Below are his remarks: Mr. President, I rise this morning with a heavy heart for the people of Parkland, Florida and Stoneman Douglas High...
  • 5 Questions Families Should Ask About School Discipline

    Kristen Harper and Michael McCoy Child Trends School discipline practices have shifted dramatically in recent years, following changes in school district and state policy. Data and research have illustrated the high rates of suspension and expulsion, the consequences of such discipline for students, and the disparities in discipline practice by race...
  • Annual CAASPP results show steady performance for Santa Clara County students

    SCCOE working toward closing the achievement gap SAN JOSE, CA – Results from the third year of the student assessment system known as CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) show that Santa Clara County students continue to outperform their state counterparts. The CAASPP assessments measure student progress from grades...
  • BBB Tips for Hiring the Right Tutor

    Rebecca Harpster Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Although the school year hasn’t quite started, now is a great time to start thinking about tutoring services. Hiring a tutor for your child is a great way to help them with a subject they struggle in, ensure that they’re staying on...
  • YOUR MIND CAN BE MADE MAGNIFICENT WITH YOUR GUIDANCE

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR Summer is almost over. My teacher-friends are now pre-occupied with getting their classrooms ready for the coming academic year. Invariably, each of them will spend some of their own money to get needed supplies; El Observador Foundation, Inc. is providing the funds to purchase five...
  • Community pillar turns 50

    The Center for Employment Training (CET) National Headquarters has been a pillar in the community of San José, Silicon Valley since 1967 and currently operates Centers in California, Texas and Virginia.  CET National Headquarters is celebrating its golden anniversary and we have much to celebrate! CET began in 1967...