Education

  • Missouri Kids Eager to Solve Food Insecurity

    Roz Brown Public News Service JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri school kids were so eager to participate in the “No Kid Hungry Innovation Challenge” that it was a full house when they pitched their ideas for reducing child hunger and food insecurity. The challenge distributed $14,000 in grants to...
  • Professional development program receives ISTE seal of alignment

    SCCOE SAN JOSE, CA – Last week, Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) received an official Seal of Alignment from the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) for the Professional Innovations Pathways program. “This certification is granted to programs that support best practices for digital age teaching...
  • Bullying prevention: 5 tips to encourage parent-child conversation

    BPT If you’re a parent, you bring your kids to their annual checkups, get their teeth cleaned twice a year and help them eat well and get enough sleep. You do this to keep them physically healthy, but what about their mental health? For parents, it can sometimes seem...
  • Second year of school accountability dashboard reveals new indicators and opportunities to improve student educational outcomes

    SCCOE SAN JOSE, CA – On Thursday December 6, the California Department of Education released the 2018 edition of the California School Dashboard.  The California Dashboard allows users to measure local schools and districts across a number of indicators. The 2018 Dashboard includes more user-friendly tools and accessible data. In...
  • Citizens Show Support of Community College Education through Passage of Measure W

    WVMCCD   Saratoga, CA― On November 6, 2018, more than 80,000 citizens residing within the West Valley-Mission Community College District (WVMCCD) expressed their support for local community colleges by casting votes in favor of Measure W.  This bond measure (which will update educational facilities and technology at Mission College...
  • Bullying prevention: 5 tips to encourage parent-child conversation

    BPT If you’re a parent, you bring your kids to their annual checkups, get their teeth cleaned twice a year and help them eat well and get enough sleep. You do this to keep them physically healthy, but what about their mental health?  For parents, it can sometimes seem...
  • Wait, What? Scholarships Are Taxable?

    StatePoint Everyone knows about scholarships. They’re no-strings-attached money to help students pay for their higher education. Right? Usually, but not always. In some cases, there are significant strings attached — including situations in which scholarships are treated as taxable income. While unusual, it’s important for students, their families and...
  • Día de Vista Previa

    Mission College ofrece oportunidades para cambio de carrera ¿Está usted buscando cambiar de carrera para mejorar su vida?  Si es así, usted necesita atender el Día de Vista Previa a la Universidad en Mission College el 1º de diciembre de las 10 a.m. a 2 p.m. El Día de...
  • Teachers Praise CA Pension Fund Divestment from Private Prisons

    Suzanne Potter California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Teachers’ groups are praising a decision by their pension fund to eliminate its stock holdings in private prison companies. The California State Teachers Retirement System announced on Thursday that it will divest completely from investments in private prison companies within six...