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  • Education Advocates: Ending School Discipline Guidance Won’t Improve Safety

    Andrea Sears Public News Service – PA PHILADELPHIA – Education advocates are condemning a Federal Commission on School Safety report that recommends ending Obama-era policies against discriminatory discipline practices in schools. Studies have shown that black and brown students are punished more frequently and more harshly than are their white peers...
  • Allstate Agency Owners Support San Jose-area Students with Back-to-School Supply Drive, Earn $7,000 Grant for Anderson Elementary School

    SAN JOSE, Calif. – San Jose-area Allstate agency owners recently joined over 200 Allstate volunteers across seven states to secure $193,000 in Allstate Foundation Helping Hands® grants to benefit 21 schools and youth groups, including a $7,000 grant for Anderson Elementary School.  Allstate volunteers mobilized people in communities around the...
  • Where Does School Money Go? Not To Teachers, Study Shows

    NAPSI There are a little over 3 million teachers in America’s public schools and for the majority of them, interacting with children is the best part of the job. That’s just as well, since for too many, salary and working conditions are pretty poor. In fact, for more than...
  • GO BACK TO SCHOOL TO GIVE YOURSELF A FUTURE

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR With all ‘news happenings’ these days which is worthy of commentary, an important one is to deal with the most significant local happening: “The next academic school year begins just before Labor Day Holiday, September 3, 2018. Teachers are preparing their lesson plans and classrooms....
  • SUNNYVALE’S “HEAD-TO-TOE: BACKPACK DAY” PROGRAM A SUCCESS

    $150,000 Raised to Provide Low-Income Students with School Supplies and Shoes   Sunnyvale Community Services SUNNYVALE, CA –This past Friday, August 3rd, Sunnyvale Community Services (SCS) held its annual “Head-to-Toe: Backpack Day,” a back-to-school event that distributes backpacks, school supplies, gift certificates for new shoes, books, dental hygiene kits,...
  • Discovery Charter School Experiment is Out of this World

    Discovery Charter School San Jose – Filled with more than 5,900 pounds of cargo and research materials, Space Mission 12 was captured by crewmembers and attached to the International Space Station (ISS) for its month-long stay. Aboard this orbiting space lab is an experiment devised, developed and submitted by...
  • 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...