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  • Study: Poverty, Location Factors In Student Literacy

    PHOENIX — A study of literacy programs for Arizona third-graders found that children who live in poverty or attend rural schools are at a disadvantage in learning to read. The report evaluated how effective reading instruction programs were for third-grade students based on a number of key metrics derived...
  • The juggle is real: Online students’ tips to balance family, school

    BPT Balancing work, school and family can be a challenge. Some days might feel like more of a struggle than a juggle, but that doesn’t mean it’s impossible to have it all. In fact, one in four of the 17 million Americans enrolled as an undergraduate in a higher...
  • HISTORICALLY UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS OF STUDENTS

    Hilbert Morales EL OBSERVADOR My daughter Maria-Socorro reminded me that our family had 4 generations of teachers: Abuela Hazel, mother Ruth and uncle Frank, daughter Mary and grandson Roberto Diego. Sheila, a good friend is a teacher at a local parochial school. They had taken me to a good...
  • Six Steps to Help Students Get Into, And Pay For, College

    NAPS Getting into college can seem complicated, even overwhelming—but help is available. To support students and families, the College Board—the creator of the SAT and Advanced Placement—has launched a first-of-its-kind national scholarship program that serves as a simple college planning guide for all students. It explains what to do...
  • 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...

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