Lime green T-shirts filled the usually blue and gold grounds of Gregori High as a rally joining irate teachers and about 500 outraged community members marched before the Modesto City Schools board meeting.
Andrea Darr, head of West Virginia program, talks to Stanislaus County law enforcement about sending schools an alert when kids are involved in traumatic events. Stanislaus hopes to implement the program with all emergency responders.. (Nan Austinfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Luke Walton, 8, wants the Riverbank Unified School District Board to authorize hiring another third grade teacher at his school, Riverbank Language Academy. His speech, in Spanish and English, got action. The board approved it unanimously. (Nan Austinemail@example.com)
Riverbank Unified School District Board tris to clear packed meeting room of teachers unhappy with negotiations and charter school parents angered by costly contract. Crowd stays, board leaves for 90 minutes. (Nan Austinfirstname.lastname@example.org)
Modesto City Schools trustees chose local businessman and civic leader Chad Brown to fill a two-year seat on the board. Latino and African American leaders had spoken for him at an earlier meeting, saying he would be a strong voice for Modesto's diverse youth. (Nan Austinemail@example.com)
Jacque Wilson of Advocates for Justice and other community activists ask the Modesto City Schools Board to adopt 10 policy and administrative changes in support of African American youth. (Nan Austinfirstname.lastname@example.org)