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Suspected DUI driver crashes into Salinas School

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Summer meals provided to low-income famlies

Low-income families in California will have access to meals for their hungry children this summer through a state program, according to education officials.

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Radio show guest says she blew college fund

A guest on an Atlanta radio show who would only give her name as Kim admitted to spending her $90,000 college fund with one year of schooling left to go, Yahoo! Finance reported.

Seaside police step into the classroom to talk gang violence

Seaside police officers stepped off the streets and into the classroom to talk about the consequences of gang violence.

Student suspensions and expulsions down

Student suspensions and expulsions down for the second year in a row

A significant drop in the number of students being expelled or suspended is being reported for California. The new figures come at a time when the California Department of Education is working with districts around the state to keep children in school.

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Learn science while hacking your Roomba

Want a programmable robot of your very own that you can teach anything from playing your favorite songs to cleaning up after the party? iRobot says go ahead and hack your Roomba.


Millenium Charter High School accredited for 9th, 10th grades; 11th coming soon

Millennium Charter High School has been fully accredited for grades 9 and 10 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.


7 local schools honored as "California Distinguished Schools"

Seven local schools have been named to the state's list of distinguished elementary schools, state officials said Wednesday.

Financial Aid Counselors Helping Children of Farm Workers Get Into College

CSUMB Financial Aid Counselors will be in Salinas Wednesday to help children of farm workers get into college.

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Estate planning for college students … really?

What most new college students don't fully grasp is that for the first time in their lives, they are truly outside of their parents control. For that reason, they should look at some basic estate planning.

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Student: My $180 textbook is riddled with errors

A college student in Tampa, Fla., says he paid about $180 for a required statistics textbook that he claims is filled with language and math errors.

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7 Atlanta educators step down amid cheating scandal

Seven Atlanta educators have stepped down after being issued an ultimatum to quit or be fired.

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5 tips to help kids retain school skills

Your kids may be happy that summer is here, but how can you make sure they don't forget everything they learned this school year over the summer?

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