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  • Kids’ Advocates Push Governor to Sign School Accountability Bill

    Suzanne Potter California News Service OAKLAND, Calif. – This week, more than 300 children’s advocacy groups signed a public letter urging Governor Jerry Brown to sign Assembly Bill 2548. The bill directs the state to adopt what the groups believe is a better grading system for schools, that focuses...
  • Beware of Overstuffed Backpacks!

    NAPS If you wonder why more kids than ever before are complaining about back and neck pain — and you should be, what with classes starting up again — a likely reason is that they’re weighed down by backpacks crammed with everything from textbooks to laptops to musical instruments....
  • Compras Inteligentes de Regreso-a-Clases

    Better Business Bureau Aunque nadie quiere pensar en el inminente fin del verano, ¡la temporada de regreso-a-clases se acerca rápidamente! El primer día de muchas escuelas se cae durante mediados o finales de agosto, entonces ahora es el momento para asegurarse de que su familia está preparado. Compras de...
  • A New Focus

    The Nation’s Most Diverse State Understands the Value of Education and Literacy for All; San Jose Collaborative Works to Meet a Growing Need San Jose / CALIFORNIA The California State Senate proclaimed April 3 to 9 as “Adult Education Week,” at a time when significant program changes are already underway....
  • De la Granja a la Escuela

    Alberto Hauffen / Universidad de California En California un gran número de escuelas compran directamente de granjas locales las frutas, verduras y otros productos alimenticios que sirven a sus alumnos. Eso ayuda a mejorar la alimentación infantil y beneficia a los agricultores y sus comunidades, señala una experta de Extensión...