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  • 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...
  • Santa Clara County students show steady performance in Annual CAASPP results

    SCCOE working toward closing the achievement and opportunity gaps SCCOE   SAN JOSE, CA – On Tuesday, October 2, the California Department of Education (CDE) released results from the fourth year of the student assessment system known as CAASPP (California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress) show that Santa Clara County...
  • 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...
  • BBB is Helping Keep College Students Safe from Identity Theft

    Evan Arnold-Gordon Golden Gate Better Business Bureau Going off to college is one of the biggest steps in a person’s life. It not only symbolizes higher learning, but it also represents independence and freedom that comes with being a young adult. Moreover, college students soon realize that there are...
  • Despite concerns, no increase in bullying or cyberbullying among high school students in 2017

    Deborah Temkin Child Trends During and immediately following the 2016 presidential election, several stakeholders raised concerns that negative rhetoric expressed in the course of the election cycle was leading to increased bullying among students. Although these concerns were supported by anecdotal reports from educators across the country, nationally representative data were unavailable at...
  • Parkland Students Launch Bus Tour to Register Voters

    Trimmel Gomes Public News Service PARKLAND, Fla. – Student activists with the March for Our Lives movement are rallying around a new hashtag, “Road to Change,” as they embark on a summer road trip to help register young voters and promote stricter gun laws. The students fighting to eliminate...
  • Young Artists Showcase offers an opportunity to support the arts in education

    SCCOE SAN JOSE, CA – Twenty-eight works of art will enter the state’s biggest adjudicated student art collection in the Young Artists Showcase located at the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) on Tuesday, May 22. This year students from across Santa Clara County have created works based...
  • LGBTQ Group Pushes Back Against Lawsuit Targeting Transgender Students

    Eric Tegethoff Public News Service DALLAS, Ore. — A lawsuit is challenging an Oregon school district’s policy protecting transgender students – but opponents say the case should be thrown out. The ACLU of Oregon wants to intervene on behalf of Basic Rights Oregon, the state’s largest LGBTQ advocacy group,...
  • Financial Aid Season for College Students is Here: What to Know

    StatePoint It’s not only football season. For current and incoming college students, it’s financial aid season, too, and that means completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA should be the first step families take in the planning-for-college process; it’s used by schools to put together...