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Merced City STEAMs ahead with arts

Sam Bushman's art class uses group projects to teach art skills as well as communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity, at Cruickshank Middle School in Merced, CA, on Nov. 29, 2016. See story at Modbee.com/local/education/eye-on-education. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)

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Merced's John Muir Elementary Band

David Hofland leads 4th and 5th graders in band practice before a winter concert at John Muir Elementary in Merced, CA, on Nov. 29, 2016. See story at Modbee.com/local/education/eye-on-education. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)

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History, science join melody of Johansen extravaganza

Music teacher Brad Hart and social studies teacher Ann Amador team up each year to create a musical concert that involves many subjects and performing arts schoolwide at Johansen High in Modesto, CA. See story at Modbee.com/local/education/eye-on-education. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)

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Education officials outline plan for downtown training center

The Stanislaus County Office of Education is buying the building occupied, but no longer owned, by the Modesto Bee. It plans to use the building for career technical classes, it's Come Back Kids program for dropouts and, if all goes as planned, an innovative, business led, jobs training center for adults. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)

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Waterford students take part in Drug Store Project

Stanislaus County Behavioral Health and Drug Enforcement teams, with help from Waterford High actors, put on the Drug Store Project, a realistic anti-drug program, at Whitehead Intermediate School in Waterford, CA, on Nov. 14, 2016. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)

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Drawing conclusions: Arts, academics make beautiful music together

Teacher Amy Zschaber leads a workshop on integrating art into literature for the Stanislaus County Office of Education at the Gallo Center for the Arts in Modesto, CA, on Nov. 3, 2016. See story at Modbee.com/local/education/eye-on-education. (Nan Austin/naustin@modbee.com)
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Drawing conclusions: Arts, academics make beautiful music together

Merced City STEAMs ahead with arts 0:41

Merced City STEAMs ahead with arts

Merced's John Muir Elementary Band 0:41

Merced's John Muir Elementary Band

Turlock Renaissance arts magnet pulls on creativity 1:56

Turlock Renaissance arts magnet pulls on creativity