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Central Valley has some of nation's lowest rates of daily learning
By tvgnus  posted 4 hours ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Many communities with high daily learning are college towns •  Stockton, Fresno, Bakersfield below national average Well, arent you smart! That may not be a phrase used often in some parts of the Central...

States management of school facilities blasted in report
By tvgnus  posted 1 week ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Californias state public schools from the schools for blind and deaf children through the community college and state university systems are in need of major repairs, thanks to a combination of poor budgeting practices...

Do 72 % of for-profit programs graduates make less than high school dropouts
By BayAreaObserver  posted 1 week ago:
“Of the for-profit gainful employment programs that our department could analyze, and which could be affected by our actions today, the majority — the significant majority, 72 percent — produce graduates who on average earned...

Californians among least positive about their schools
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 1 week ago:
Ceffer says The California schools are nothing more than a teacher's union plot to take over the world. Any pretense for growth will do. They will start importing foreign children in cattle cars to attend...

Burlingame youth is California Geography Bee state champion (last story)
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 2 weeks ago:
jvolstad says What's with all these hyphenated names? Now kids have them.

More States Seek to Repeal Common Core
By BayAreaObserver  6 comments, latest 1 month ago:
Wildebeest says Huckabee has done the same thing. According to The Washington Post, at a recent meeting of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO), one of the organizations that created the Common Core...

Taxpayers fund creationism in the classroom - Special Report
By BayAreaObserver  posted 1 month ago:
Taxpayers in 14 states will bankroll nearly $1 billion this year in tuition for private schools, including hundreds of religious schools that teach Earth is less than 10,000 years old, Adam and Eve strolled the...

CSU gets $4.6 Million grant to support STEM students
By tvgnus  3 comments, latest 1 month ago:
New Renter says The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust aspires to improve lives by supporting effective nonprofits in health and medical research, human services, education, conservation, and the security and development of...

The new U.S. entrepreneur: Young, probably minority
By tvgnus  12 comments, latest 1 month ago:
indigenous says Iosef V HydroCabron says They become entrepreneurs because few firms will hire them. Interesting liberal hypocrisy? The bay area no less...

College Students Scared Straight
By turtledove  16 comments, latest 1 month ago:
mmmarvel says Call it Crazy says swebb says I say parents who "get it" and don't have their heads up their vicarious living, keep up with the Joneses, competitive, striving, brag-about-your-offspring-to-c exist! Unfortunately, they...

CSUB taking applications for family nurse practitioner program
By tvgnus  posted 2 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Classes start in the Fall •  There is a tremendous need for nurse practitioners in the Central Valley Thanks to donations, the family nurse practitioner program is being revived at California State University, Bakersfield....

CSU campuses get more than 760,000 applications for fall
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 months ago:
thunderlips11 says Who is going to employ all these people?

One-quarter of adults hold credentials other than an academic degree
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 3 months ago:
Rin says Snooze ... Is this like getting an Oracle DBA certificate or a medical equipment certificate so that one can operate a corporate database or sell equipment to a hospital? Once again, the bachelors...

L.A. Unified's $1-billion iPad rollout marred by chaos
By BayAreaObserver  28 comments, latest 3 months ago:
justme says marcus says And testing for common core is done on computers, and is dynamic. That is, the difficulty of the questions is affected by students performance on earlier questions, thus in theory, better...

Kern County schools get nearly $300,000 -- thanks to drivers
By tvgnus  posted 3 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Chevron makes donation based on gasoline sales •  Whenever you can bring bright smiles to children when they receive cool gadgets in the classroom, it just feels good Gas tanks were filled up with...

Initiative would make it easier to fire teachers
By tvgnus  posted 4 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine Approved to try to get on ballot •  Accusations of egregious conduct could lead to firing Theres a new attempt to make it easier to fire tenured public school teachers and other school employees...

UC Berkeley prof - future is as a "finishing school for superrich of Asia"
By BayAreaObserver  10 comments, latest 4 months ago:
Ceffer says Fucking snobs are a bunch of ASSHOLES! (apologies to AF)

College education still very important to Americans
By tvgnus  1 comment, latest 4 months ago:
smaulgld says Important because of the incessant message that college is essential. Education is important but is a college degree worth the debt required to get one. The answer clearly is -depends

U.S. students lag most of the world
By tvgnus  9 comments, latest 5 months ago:
jvolstad says The solution is simple: parents. Kids don't go out anywhere on a weekday. Homework, homework, homework!

Report: UC, CSU are falling behind other states
By tvgnus  posted 5 months ago:
http://www.centralvalleybusine No longer produce enough job-ready graduates •  The magnitude is such that it will not be successfully addressed by modest injections of funding or by tweaks Californias public colleges and universities no longer produce...

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