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STA sends out mass mailer amid fact-finding

In the midst of fact-finding over contract negotiations, the Stockton Teachers Association has launched a community outreach campaign, and at least one retired teacher took issue with a hit piece that arrived in the mail Friday. “I was shocked, I was really shocked, because I’ve been retired for six years, and the mailer, it’s pretty [...]

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Speaker to share inspirational story at Delta Charter Online commencement

TRACY – Gwendolyn Primous, president and founder of the Dome of Hope nonprofit, will deliver the inaugural keynote address at this year’s Delta Charter Online commencement, the New Jerusalem Elementary School District has announced. Primous’ life story is one of inspiration and perseverance. One of 14 children raised in a southeast Stockton housing project, she [...]

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‘I never knew I could be beautiful’: Prom scholarship winner shares what it meant to her

One of last year’s recipients, Stagg High grad Diane Doan, who is now a private in the Army, writes about how much the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo prom dress scholarship meant to her last year: “Well, at first, I thought it as nothing but a shallow advertisement. However this was during the period where I still had the mind [...]

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Merlo Institute to hold open house, recruiting event

STOCKTON – See underwater robots at work, watch an egg-launch competition and sign up for clubs and sports during the Merlo Institute of Environmental Technology’s upcoming open house and eighth-grade recruiting event. The open house will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. April 2  in the gym at the specialized Stockton Unified academy high [...]

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STA-y classy, Stockton Teachers Association: Hundreds of anonymous postcards flood into SUSD

Among grievances revealed in the unfair practice charge Stockton Unified School District filed Thursday: That Stockton Teachers Association allegedly sent a deluge of anonymous postcards over the past month to Assistant Superintendent Craig Wells with handwritten threats to strike: “In mid-February, in what can only be described as an organized effort to intimidate, coerce and harass [...]

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Live coverage of Stockton Unified board meeting; teachers union vote

Elizabeth is covering tonight’s SUSD board meeting and the Stockton Teachers Association strike authorization vote. Follow her here for the latest: [View the story "Stockton Unified board meeting; teachers union votes" on Storify]

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Make your voice heard

Tweet your news, photos and thoughts on Tuesday’s Stockton Teachers Association strike authorization vote and Stockton Unified’s board meeting with the hashtags #SUSDLIVE & #STAVOTE and they may be used on Recordnet.com. Visit recordnet.com/live Tuesday evening for live coverage of the board meeting and the union vote.

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SUSD trustees to consider emergency resolution as union plans strike vote

With the Stockton Teachers Association planning to hold a strike authorization vote Tuesday after negotiations moved into fact-finding, Stockton Unified trustees on Tuesday will consider a resolution giving the superintendent emergency powers in the event of a strike or work stoppage. Click on  Resolution No. 14-41 to get a look at what those powers would entail. Trustees [...]

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New online training tool for school staffers on reporting suspected child abuse, neglect

SACRAMENTO — A new online tool will give school employees easier access to the training they need to identify and report suspected cases of child abuse and/or neglect, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced Monday. The online Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Training lessons teach school employees how to identify suspected cases, the obligation they have to [...]

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Past issues of Edison yearbooks for sale

Edison alums, a limited number of yearbooks from past years are available for sale from the school as part of an effort to raise money for more cameras – right now, the staff must share a single camera. For more information, contact adviser Janae Steyskal at jmsteyskal@gmail.com or jmsteyskal@stockton.k12.ca.us.      

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