Articles Tagged With ‘Education’




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California to be first state to teach LGBT history in schools

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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 classes. [The Guardian] The vote... (Continue reading)

Students honored at Templeton American Legion ceremony

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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. Prizes included $25 for first... (Continue reading)

Cal Poly gives TV deal to president’s friend

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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 interview with Cal Poly President... (Continue reading)

Lucia Mar shuffles school board seats

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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, with the change taking effect... (Continue reading)

AG offers water school in place of fines

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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 customers who fail to meet... (Continue reading)

Missile test freaks out Southern Californians

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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 social media accompanied by theories... (Continue reading)

California tests scores among worst in U.S.

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California K-12 students have some of the worst math and reading skills in the United States, according to new national test results. [Mercury News] The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) tests the math and reading abilities of a sampling... (Continue reading)

Sex ed to be mandatory in California high schools

Gov. Jerry Brown

California Gov.Jerry Brown signed a pair of bills Thursday that will require high school students in the state to take sex education courses and to learn that “yes means yes.” [Sac Bee] Most California school districts currently offer sexual education... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep bedeviled by lawsuit, Reagan trip sexual misconduct

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By KAREN VELIE Officials at Mission Prep in San Luis Obispo announced last week there will not be a junior varsity football team when the season begins next week, leaving many to question why. This fall, Mission Prep will be... (Continue reading)

Mission Prep football lawsuit moving forward

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A lawsuit alleging Mission Prep High School is responsible for one of its former football players suffering brain damage and cruel bullying has cleared an initial hurdle. In the case, the former player, a minor, is suing the school and... (Continue reading)



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