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Davis Media Access provides an alternative to commercial media through its cable access and educational channel and low powered FM station with a stated mission to "amplify community voices."

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Sacramento State to Host Office for Black Student Advancement


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

Why UC Grad Students Are Going Out on Strike


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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California State Parks Foundation Calls on the Legislature to Restore Library Parks Pass Funding

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California State Parks Foundation responded to Governor Newsom's revised 2024-2025 budget and raised concern about the elimination of funding for a popular state park access program, the California State Library Parks Pass.

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Philanthropist Maria Manetti Shrem Pledges More Than $20 Million to Fund Arts Programs at UC Davis

Largest-Ever Gift to Campus Arts Provides Comprehensive Support for Faculty, Students and Programming 

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School District Labor Bargaining Brings Up Tensions

West Sacramento Teachers Association and Civil Service Employee Association Voice Concerns About Upcoming Salary SettlementsOriginal article published at West Sacramento News-Ledger

Image caption: Mario Ramirez Garcia does homework on April 23, 2021.
Will Less Homework Make California Students Happier?

A bill from a member of the Legislature’s happiness committee would require schools to come up with homework policies that consider the mental and physical strain on students.

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Bill to Mandate ‘Science of Reading’ in California Classrooms Dies

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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Bond Issue Brings School Board Meeting to Boil

Controversy Caused at Washington Unified School District MeetingOriginal article published at West Sacramento News-Ledger

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California Extends Student Financial Aid Deadline to May 2

Responding to a federal financial aid glitch, Caliifornia legislators and Gov. Gavin Newsom within two weeks gave students an additional month to apply for state aid.

Image caption: Kindergartners during recess at Redwood Heights Elementary School in Oakland.
Our Students Need More Recess

More frequent outdoor breaks can improve student attention, reduce behavior problems. Over the last decade, a growing list of U.S. states—including Missouri, Florida and New Jersey—have mandated daily recess. California joined the trend in late 2023.


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.
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.
Nurturing Yolo County Families
Yolo County families have many places to find help, including early childhood development services, after-school activities, and recreational opportunities.
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