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Growth and success at SUSD

On Monday, Stockton Unified trustee Lange Luntao shared a document with data taken from the district and state Dept. of Education featuring several areas of growth over the past school year: Increased reclassification rate for English learners from 1,208 in 2015-16 to 1,767 in 2016-17, a 6.5 percent increase, meaning more students are considered proficient [...]

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Lodi Unified announces summer nutrition program

The Summer Nutrition Services Program, hosted by Lodi Unified School District, will serve free meals to all children and teens 18 years old and younger at the following locations: Stockton Sutherland Elementary (550 Spring River Cir.), 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. breakfast, 11:30 to 12:30 p.m. lunch – June 5-30. Creekside Elementary (2515 Estate Dr.), 11:30 a.m. [...]

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Friedberger Educational Fund Scholarship awards $61,000 to graduating seniors

Two dozen graduating seniors from San Joaquin County high schools were awarded a total of $61,000 in scholarships from the Friedberger Educational Fund. According to the San Joaquin County Office of Education, each senior was awarded approximately $2,750, paid out in installments over four years. To qualify for the scholarship, nominees must meet a list [...]

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Trump education budget proposal gets “F” grade by Torlakson

In a press release sent on Tuesday, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson did not hold back on criticizing President Trump’s federal education budget proposal, which includes cuts to teacher training, after school programs, mental health services and additional programs. “I give this budget an ‘F’ grade for failing public school students in California [...]

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Linden High Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapter report

From advisor Laura Nealy: Estefania Becerril-Palacios, Maria Hernandez-Solis, Annamarie Gayla, Jiana Espinosa, Breanna Lee, Delsy Lopez, Karla Rivera, and Kathy Villanueva of Linden High School attended the 70th California Annual State Leadership meeting in Riverside in early April. At the meeting the chapter, its members, and advisor were recognized with the following rewards and achievements. [...]

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Manteca Unified hosts district celebration

Manteca Unified School District Board President Stephen Schluer presided at a special district celebration. Along with San Joaquin County Superintendent James Mousalimas, awards were given to district employees and students. Here is what MUSD said about the event: “Student board member Joe Contreras conducted the meeting, with assistance from student board member alternate Shubnaz Kaur [...]

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Ripon Unified teachers also in fight for contracts

If you’ve missed today’s paper, I wrote about contract negotiations between Lodi Unified and the Lodi Education Association, which represents teachers. That can be found here. Further down south in San Joaquin County, Ripon Unified teachers are also in the fight for fair contracts. In an email sent by Susan DaBranca, a RUSD official, the district [...]

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Calaveras Unified kindergarten registration

Below is information regarding how to enroll children in kindergarten and transitional kindergarten in Calaveras Unified for the 2017-18 school year: 2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Poster

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31st annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Division B/C Results

More than 600 San Joaquin County students participated in the 31st annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition for Division B (middle school) and Division C (high school) at McNair High School in Stockton over the weekend. According to the SJCOE, the Science Olympiad tournaments are rigorous academic interscholastic competitions that consist of a series [...]

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Winners of the 59th annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair

The San Joaquin County Office of Education announced Friday the winners of the 59th Annual San Joaquin County Science and Engineering Fair at the Community Science Night and Awards Ceremony. Judges spent two days reviewing 166 individual, group, and whole-class projects submitted by more than 445 K-12 students in the county. In all, 15 schools from [...]

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