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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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Teaching teachers how to teach reading

A lifelong educator and advocate for children, Principal Diane Daprocida of P.S. 94, an elementary school in the Bronx, says she has been waiting for one thing since she started running the school 10 years ago.

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Too poor to pay for college, too rich for financial aid

Gage Marquez's dream is to become the first in his family to go to college, get his degree from the University of California at San Diego, and eventually become a cardiologist.

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John B. King Jr. officially named education secretary

The Senate confirms John B. King Jr. as the education secretary in a 49-40 vote on Monday.

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Publisher launches imprint for Muslim children's books

Publisher Simon & Schuster is launching an imprint dedicated to Muslim children’s stories.

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U.K. program recruits teachers for 4-day week

To try to help solve the shortage of math and science teachers, the U.K. government is recruiting PhDs and promising a four-day week in the classroom.

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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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