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Why Do We Leap Day? We Remind You (So You Can Forget for Another 4 Years)

02/26/2024

Leap day means several things to Alexander Boxer, a data scientist and the author of “A Scheme of Heaven: The History of Astrology and the Search for Our Destiny in Data.”

Classroom Fight Ramps Up in CA Election

02/21/2024

On one side: Equality California, the nation’s largest statewide LGBTQ advocacy group. On the other side: Protect Kids California, a parents rights organization.

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Local teen creates environmental project from the golf course

ELDORADO HILLS – To extend his study in high school advanced placement classes to his love of golf, El Dorado Hills student Zachary Nicholson has created a free, easy, and brief opportunity for golfers to be a part of a …

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McCarty gets win for Sacramento State and CSUs to expand offerings

By Laura De la Garza Garcia and Madison Duong A new law signed by Gov. Newsom could change the way students pursue one of the...

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Sacramento-area colleges still holding onto to Native American bones and artifacts are about to face the law

By Cristian Gonzalez and Liam Gravvat In the last century university anthropology departments have excavated Native American burials for research purposes. Today, Native Americans are...

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Discussion is Successful at First Racial Equity Summit

More than 300 Attend Sacramento State University EventOriginal article published at Gold River Messenger

Image caption: University presidents across the Cal State system have seen their pay rise substantially as compared to faculty members.
Cal State Presidents Enjoyed 43% Pay Raise From 2007 to 2022

Mildred García, the new Cal State chancellor, is earning a total compensation of nearly $1 million. Meanwhile, university president pay has increased at a greater rate than that of faculty, who are preparing to strike in early December, and the …

Image caption: Cal State Sacramento is one of four universities where members of the faculty union plan to walk out.
Cal State Profs Plan Walkout in Fight for 12 Percent Pay Hike

Cal State officials offered a 5 percent increase for each of the next 3 years, though the raises are not guaranteed. The union plans strikes at four campuses.

Image caption: California's school buildings aren't what they used to be, after years or neglect and disrepair that the legislature now struggles to reverse.
California's Crumbling Schools: Legislature Crafting Huge Construction Bond

Small, rural districts often struggle to pass local bond measures to pay for school construction and repairs. In some cases, leaking roofs, dry rot and broken air conditioners haven’t been fixed in years.

Image caption: Under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, California students must now be educated in media literacy and critical thinking skills.
How to Spot Fake News Now Part of California School Curriculum

A new law requires K-12 schools to add media literacy to curriculum for English language arts, science, math and history-social studies. Among the lessons will be recognizing fake news.

Image caption: Since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled affirmative action policies unconstitutional, some students are recosidering their college choices.
Affirmative Action: How SCOTUS Decision Changes College Admissions

After the Supreme Court ended affirmative action in college admissions, some students are rethinking their school selections. Some colleges are also boosting their student outreach as they seek diversity.

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Essay: Embracing the great outdoors is a vital step in developing Sacramento’s next generation

By Trent Murphy In today's fast-paced digital age, where screens dominate the landscape of childhood experiences, it's easy to overlook the profound impact that nature...

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