Articles Tagged With ‘Education’




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California school districts facing cuts due to pension costs

California school districts will soon divert billions of dollars from classrooms in order to backfill pensions, education officials say. The skyrocketing pensions costs are expected to eat up much of California’s increased spending on education.... (Continue reading)

California Supreme Court tosses case challenging teacher tenure

In a split decision, the California Supreme Court decided Monday that it will not hear a case challenging tenure and other job protections for public school teachers in the state. The decision constitutes a victory... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College chosen for inmate second chance program

The U.S. Department of Education has chosen Cuesta College as one of five California colleges to participate in a pilot program with a goal of reducing recidivism for inmates through education. As part of the... (Continue reading)

Increase college graduation rates, improve society

OPINION by ANDREA DEVITT As the 2016-2017 academic year draws near, it’s important to remember what our colleges and universities do for our local communities. Most of us know that people who earn a college... (Continue reading)

California to be first state to teach LGBT history in schools

California second graders will soon learn that some families have two moms or two dads. The State Board of Education voted unanimously Thursday to adopt new K-12 curricula that incorporates LGBT history into public school... (Continue reading)

Students honored at Templeton American Legion ceremony

The Templeton American Legion Post 122 honored eight North County students last week who excelled in a patriotism writing contest. Fourth-grade students were asked to submit essays about why we stand for the American flag.... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly gives TV deal to president’s friend

By KAREN VELIE (Editor’s note: In the interest of transparency, readers should know that Cal Coast News editor Bill Loving is a tenured professor in the journalism department at Cal Poly. A recording of an... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar shuffles school board seats

The Lucia Mar school board has approved a plan to more evenly distribute trustee seats among electoral areas. The board voted to move one trustee seat from the Arroyo Grande area to the Nipomo area,... (Continue reading)

AG offers water school in place of fines

In the spirit of traffic school, Arroyo Grande gave its first water school class that allows residents to waive a $50 water waster fine. [Tribune] In May, the Arroyo Grande City Council agreed to fine... (Continue reading)

Missile test freaks out Southern Californians

A bright white light shot through Southern California skies Saturday night as the United States Navy conducted a ballistic missile test. Shortly after, law enforcement officials received panicked calls, and some residents posted videos on... (Continue reading)



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