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Monterey Bay Aquarium gets national award for partnership with Watsonville community

The 10-year science education partnership between the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Pajaro Valley Unified School District and the Watsonville community has been honored with the Noyce Foundation's "Bright Light" award.

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Watsonville-area teens learning conservation through Monterey Bay Aquarium

Teenagers from Pajaro Valley, Watsonville and Aptos high schools are learning about environmental conservation this summer through the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

Salinas principal demoted to 6th grade teacher position

Salinas principal demoted to 6th grade teacher position

Dozens of parents, students and even some teachers are speaking loud and clear to a local school district.

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.

Roomba robotic vacuum cleaner

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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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