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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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Stranger pays it forward to Illinois college student

It's been a roller coaster of a month for Jacqueline Suriano since she found out that Illinois' budget stalemate could cost her an extra $2,360 this semester.

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How NYC would make community college tuition-free

It's hard to imagine there's an easy way to make college free when most students pay tens of thousands of dollars a year.

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University president: 'This is Not a Day Care. It's a University!'

The president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University blogged that students are thin-skinned.

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Study: Rate of US students studying abroad slowing

While the rate of American students studying abroad is slowing, more foreign students are studying in the U.S.

Pajaro Valley kids learn new engineering skills

Watsonville students use science to save kittens

A new program is giving kids the opportunity to learn new skills in the science and tech fields.

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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.

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