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The Bee's education writer follows the latest issues dealing with education in Stanislaus County.
Tea party group considers anti-common core arguments, sees conspiracy at work. Others see standards as return to common sense teaching. What happens when
A budget trailer bill heading toward a vote would de-fang the California Public Records Act, making key provisions strictly voluntary. The state says it would save millions, but no one can calculate how much taxpayers could lose.
Modesto City Schools board President Nancy Cline will not run for re-election this year, saying she feels it is God's will.
Denair Unified School District has reconfigured administrative positions, added a full-day kindergarten and will send athletes to games on school buses instead of in parents' cars.
Educators know that lectures and memorized lists fade fast, but learning by doing sticks with you. With the common core downgrade of pacing calendars and drills, fun may regain its footing in the curriculum after a few lessons
A second-chance charter school will open this fall to serve young adults who dropped out and regretted it. The Come Back Kids charter got the go-ahead last week to open on the former Mildred Perkins Elementary School campus in north Modesto.
Stanislaus and Merced counties each lowered dropout rates 5 percent over the past two years. Merced lost 1 in 10 students in 2012, the latest year for which figures are available, while Stanislaus saw 1 in 7 fall between the cracks, the state av...
At its meeting Monday, the Modesto City Schools board will get an update on efforts to engage the community and develop student leadership. Jorge Perez, director of parent and community involvement, will speak.
Riverbank Unified School District adopted a nearly balanced 2013-14 budget Saturday, marking a break in deep deficit spending since the recession started.