Yolo County Local News: Education


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

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09/28/2023
ASUCD senators discuss goals and student engagement opportunities for the new school year.

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09/28/2023
Places guaranteed to get you motivated for the new school year.

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09/27/2023
To qualify for financial aid, students must maintain a certain grade-point-average, but many don’t. A bill on Gov. Newsom’s desk would make it easier for students to keep their aid and stay in college.

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09/26/2023
After a historic decline in community college enrollment during the pandemic, students are returning to school again, according to the state’s most recent data. But students between the ages of 20 and 30 are lagging behind.

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09/25/2023
Davis Joint Unified School District Superintendent Matt Best sent a letter to families, staff and students on Monday following yet another bomb threat laced with anti-LGBTQIA+ rhetoric.

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09/13/2023
The tuition increases were forecast earlier this year, when a Cal State task force concluded the system needs at least $1.5 billion annually in new revenue to afford student services and bolster its academic offerings.

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09/11/2023
The plan, if approved, would begin at UCLA, with other campuses added later. But not everyone is on board with the latest version of this bill.

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09/11/2023
Eight community colleges in California are testing out a new education model, one that defines success by the skills a student learns, not the time they spend in a classroom. But changing the traditional education system isn’t easy.

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09/10/2023
More than 100 local teens and young adults attended this year’s “Adulting 101: Life Skills for Teens” event, with the goal of taking up to four workshops aimed at teaching life skills not typically taught in high school.

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09/07/2023
More than 100 people spoke for and against the measure during the six-hour meeting of the Rocklin Unified School Board, which voted to approve a policy requiring teachers to tell parents if their child asks to be identified as a gender other than their assigned sex at birth.

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09/07/2023
It’s the first of its kind in the California State University system, and joins just over 20 similar spaces across the country.

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09/06/2023
Nearly a third of K-12 students statewide were chronically absent in 2020-21, more than three times the pre-pandemic rate. Some school officials fear that pattern is becoming the new normal.

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09/05/2023
A June budget deal required community colleges to raise their own money to build affordable student housing. Some campuses said that plan prevented them from building the dorms, even with help from the state to pay the debt.

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08/29/2023
Assemblymember Buffy Wicks proposed legislation to help get around a court's rejection of a UC Berkeley housing plan. But even if the law is approved, its fate is in the hands of the state Supreme Court.

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08/24/2023
The federal student loan payment pause is coming to an end. Here’s how to get ready to make payments again.

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08/23/2023
A press release explains that the council is “an exciting program” aimed at teaching local students to work with elected officials, learn how government works and engage with their community.

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08/21/2023
AgWest Farm Credit has awarded a $4,000 grant to MOSAIC Children’s Museum to assist in the build-out of an agriculturally themed interactive exhibit highlighting the heritage of agriculture in Yolo County.

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08/20/2023
Rachael Long worked with UCCE in Sonoma and San Joaquin counties as well as at UC Berkeley, before settling in Yolo County as a farm advisor in 1992. She has focused on field crops including alfalfa hay and other forages, dry beans, and hybrid seed crops such as sunflowers, melons and onions.

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08/20/2023
Previously, the state planned to award grants from the state’s general fund to the colleges, but Gov. Gavin Newsom and state lawmakers shifted to asking them to borrow money in an attempt to save costs amid declining state revenues. But that new structure is untenable for community colleges, say a coalition of presidents and chancellors.

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08/19/2023
The Yolo County Library is offering an opportunity for students of the Davis Joint Unified School District, Esparto Unified School District and Winters Joint Unified School District to design a card for their district.