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California Boosts Spending to Help Students Earn Math and Science Degrees


A program for low-income, first-generation STEM students at community colleges is receiving millions of dollars to expand across the state.

Does a Proposed $10 Billion Bond Favor Richer California School Districts?


Small and low-income school officials say the bond measure deal is unfair. The money is allocated through matching grants, so wealthier districts that can raise more local funds will get more money from the state.

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Knudsen Announces Resignation From MHUSD Board of Trustees

Terri Eves Knudsen on July 2 announced her resignation from the Morgan Hill Unified School District Board of Trustees, nearly two years into her four-year term.

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San Jose Parents Want New Leadership in Largest School District

Parents and community advocates are calling for new leadership in San Jose's largest public school district following a county report that highlights numerous issues — which the district disputes.
Community members spoke Thursday at a San Jose Unified School District …

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High School District Hops on Lower Interest Rate Train

The Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District announced yesterday it had refinanced some of its debt at a lower interest rate.

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New Schools Tax Squeaks Past Threshold

Voters in the Los Gatos-Saratoga Union High School District narrowly approved the district’s first parcel tax in more than a dozen years by a narrow eight-vote margin, according to the election offices in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.

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Educational Institution Celebrating a Quarter-Century in Operation

Stratford School’s Los Gatos campuses are kicking-off their Summer@Stratford summer camp programs this week.

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San Jose School District Fails to Honor Teacher Pay Agreement

San Jose teachers are protesting a broken promise made by the largest school district in the city.
Waving signs saying, “Honor Your Commitment,” “Support Us Like We Support Our Students” and “The D.O. needs to Do Right,” hundreds of San …

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Santa Clara County Could Lose Millions if Newsom Changes Law

Santa Clara County may lose millions of property tax dollars to charter schools while teetering on the edge of a fiscal cliff.
That could happen under a law change that Gov. Gavin Newsom wants approved to tackle the state's own …

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North Sunnyvale to Get a Long-Awaited Library

North Sunnyvale residents will be able to access the city’s library resources closer to home by next year.
The Sunnyvale City Council on May 21 unanimously awarded Bobo Constructions a $23 million contract to build the Lakewood Branch Library and …

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Mushroom Fest Raises Funds for Scholarships, Nonprofits

The 40th Morgan Hill Mushroom Festival unfolded Saturday and Sunday at the Downtown Amphitheater grounds and Depot Street.

Student Protestor Voices on Israel-Gaza-Palestine

In this field-produced, bonus episode, the Moment of Truth team interviews pro-Palestinian, student protestors and campers at encampments at UCSC‘s Quarry Plaza, and at Stanford University, in the courtyard in front of the Stanford campus bookstore—one of the longest-lived encampments …


California's library system dates back 171 years.
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California has gone from one library to more than 1,100 in the last 171 years.
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How California's extensive public school system is organized and managed, explained.
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