San Joaquin County Local News: Education


All Local Education News articles contributed by our local media allies and other local newsrooms.

Image caption: California's sprawling public education system encompasses approximately 10,500 schools.
California’s Education System: How the Bureaucracy Works

How California's extensive public school system is organized and managed, explained.

Image caption: California's library system dates back 171 years.
How Cool Are Libraries?

California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.

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05/20/2024
Sacramento State will be home to the central office for the $10 million Black student advancement drive on all 23 California State University campuses.

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05/19/2024
The job action starting today at UC Santa Cruz isn’t about pay, but instead is in response to how UC deployed police to clear pro-Palestinian encampments on campuses.

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05/17/2024
The Thomas Toy Community Center at Fremont and Yosemite Avenue held an open house on May 17 ahead of its official opening in September.

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05/16/2024
Gov. Gavin Newsom launched the community school initiative with $4.1 billion in grants to connect students and their families to medical care, counseling and other services.

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05/02/2024
There are questions over the arrest of Stockton Unified trustee AngelAnn Flores.

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04/30/2024
An exploration of the evolving mission of school libraries in the Manteca Unified School District.

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04/26/2024
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Stockton Unified School District teachers demonstrated outside the school district headquarters this week and voiced their frustrations with labor negotiations during the district’s board meeting.

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04/25/2024
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A bill from a member of the Legislature’s happiness committee would require schools to come up with homework policies that consider the strain on students.

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04/25/2024
Teachers from the Stockton Unified School District demonstrated and spoke out over ongoing labor negotiations at the April 23 board meeting.

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04/25/2024
Nine counties located more than an hour away from universities with teacher preparation programs face particular difficulties.

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04/19/2024
While expecting cuts to its budget due to reduced state funds, the Manteca Unified School District is in a resilient position because of policies resulting from the aftermath of the 2008 recession.

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04/18/2024
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The University of the Pacific in Stockton has announced that their School of Health Sciences was awarded nearly a million dollars in state grants to continue helping students fill the need for health care workers. 

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04/17/2024
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The director of child welfare and attendance for Stockton Unified School District was escorted off the district premises last week and placed on administrative leave after coming forward about enrollment drops and alleging he was pressured to approve unethical expulsions.

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04/17/2024
Heiress Paris Hilton is on a mission to shine a light on the "troubled teen industry," a largely unregulated multibillion-dollar industry that is gaining public scrutiny for alleged abuse of vulnerable youths.

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04/17/2024
Energy costs increased by $1.4M during the last school year at Manteca Unified School District.

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04/15/2024
The Manteca Unified School District purchase of nearly 9 acres of land is slated for the expansion of the Nile Garden School campus.

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04/13/2024
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The California Department of Justice has ended its monitoring of the Stockton Unified School District and its Department of Public Safety after five years, California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced.

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04/12/2024
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A bill to mandate use of the method will not advance in the Legislature this year in the face of teachers union opposition.

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04/11/2024
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, underwent updates aimed at broadening its accessibility to students from low-income and undocumented backgrounds. But the National College Attainment Network reported a 36% decrease in FAFSA applications following several technical difficulties with the online portal.

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04/10/2024
Ripon High student Aaron ‘Luke’ Ruba has completed the Apprenticeship Reaching Career Horizons program.
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