Santa Cruz County Local News: Education


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

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02/23/2024
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Plans to close a $2.9 million budget gap and save the Live Oak School District from a state takeover stalled, as some parents and staff said administrators should be laid off rather than teachers.

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02/22/2024
In the face of a looming budget crisis, the Live Oak School District’s governing board declined to approve recommended employee cuts, at least for now, despite warnings from staff that the reductions are necessary.

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02/21/2024
Lawyers representing organizations in property-poor school districts are pressing Gavin Newsom and legislators over a school bond for the November ballot.

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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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02/19/2024
Members of the California Faculty Association approve a two-year agreement that the union and administration hammered out after a strike last month that lasted one day.

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02/16/2024
Following December’s fatal loop bus crash that killed bus driver Dan Stevenson, students were finally able to address administrators.

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02/15/2024
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During the pandemic, Scotts Valley High School devised a plan to give the graduates of 2020 some recognition with the Senior Banner Program.

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02/15/2024
Immigration enforcement lowers students’ ability to succeed academically and negatively affects their overall learning experience.

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02/14/2024
By reframing them as mutually reinforcing rather than mutually exclusive, we can transform education for every child.

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02/14/2024
Teachers and students tap into a native tradition in which art and nature have always been inextricably linked.

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02/12/2024
The state is to implement long-awaited new guidelines in 2025 despite some calls for a year’s delay.

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02/07/2024
UC Merced will be highlighted on an Amazon Prime show that showcases universities around the world.

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02/06/2024
If educator candidates are paid a living wage and receive plenty of support, they are more likely to remain in the profession.

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02/06/2024
Change is coming to Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and St. Mary’s Medical Center.

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02/05/2024
California colleges doubt the U.S. Department of Education’s plans will do much to help campuses struggling with delays in awarding financial aid.

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02/04/2024
One year after California became the first state to require its public universities to provide the abortion pill to students, basic information on where or how students can obtain the medication is lacking.

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02/04/2024
San Diego State’s Dual Language & English Learner Education department requires students in the credential program to visit schools in Tijuana.

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02/02/2024
Learning loss during the pandemic hit California’s low-income students hardest. An agreement requires the state to focus spending there.

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02/01/2024
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For more than two years, Aptos residents have had to travel to check out library materials. Not residents will once again have a community hub, or as Santa Cruz County Supervisor Zach Friend put it, a “new living room.”

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01/31/2024
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Every day kids are being left at school and parents have had to take off work to pick them up because of a shortage of bus drivers.

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