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California embraces Common Core testing

The state of California is abandoning its school ranking system in favor of a scoring method that will align with Common Core standards. [OC Register] California has been implementing the Common Core State Standards Initiative since the beginning of the... (Continue reading)

SLO County criminology 101

In a court of law, what constitutes robbery or conspiracy or a hate crime? To help reporters accurately cover criminal court, the San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office has sent media a criminal justice system glossary. It defines everything... (Continue reading)

Camp Hapitok is back

A week after canceling the 2015 edition of Camp Hapitok amid a dispute with county officials, organizers have announced that the sleep-away program for youth with speech disorders will take place this summer. Last week, Friends of Hapitok announced that... (Continue reading)

Guadalupe considering anti-truancy ordinance

The Guadalupe City  Council will discuss an ordinance Tuesday that will permit police to pick up minors caught outside of school during school hours, and take them back to school. [KCOY] This program will allow police to have probable cause... (Continue reading)

Speech disorder camp canceled after dispute with SLO County

A summer camp for Central Coast children with speech and language disorders has cancelled its 45th year of operation, following a dispute with the San Luis Obispo County Office of Education over a legal issue, according to a news release... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum takes its auction online

The San Luis Obispo Children’s Museum’s annual benefit is always the local party of the year, and this year promises to be a step back in time with guests asked to don 40s attire for the museum’s USO-themed fundraiser. And... (Continue reading)

Doc Burnstein’s hosting Scholarship Day

For the ninth year in a row, Doc Burnstein’s Ice Cream Lab will be awarding scholarships to its hardworking college employees. On Aug. 12, all proceeds from the days sales will be divided among eligible employees. Participants must have a... (Continue reading)

Cuesta students travel world studying global climate change

Led by Cuesta College physics instructor Dr. James Eickemeyer, two groups of Cuesta College students recently traveled to multiple countries around the world to study physics and climate change. The trips spanned the countries of Switzerland, New Zealand and Australia.... (Continue reading)

Average California teacher makes approximately $85,000

The average full-time public school teacher in the state of California earns $84,889 a year. [LA Times] That figure and many others detailing school district employee pay are available in an online database recently released by Transparent California, an offshoot... (Continue reading)

SLO Social Seen, house party 2-10-24

How do you experience international drinks and culture without having to travel anywhere?  Friday night a group of Cal Poly students celebrated with an around the world party where students visited five homes each posing as a different country. From... (Continue reading)



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