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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.


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

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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)

Disabled child spends school day abandoned on the bus

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A driver for the Goleta school district left a 4-year-old boy with brain damage sitting on a parked school bus for four hours last week. [KCOY] On the morning of July 6, the driver was transporting four children to summer... (Continue reading)

SLO Laureate School shuttered, no warning to parents

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By KAREN VELIE Parents attempting to drop their children off on Wednesday morning at the Laureate School in San Luis Obispo were informed the owners of the school had been evicted and the school was closed. The Laureate School is... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College closes small pool because of leaks

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Cuesta College announced Wednesday it is closing its small 60,000 gallon pool to make emergency safety repairs to the pool lining. The small pool will be closed indefinitely, Cuesta College officials said in a press release. The unplanned repairs have... (Continue reading)

How do we create a post-fossil fuel society?

Opinion by Fielding Graduate University President Katrina Rogers, PhD The oil spill the occurred off 20 miles north of Santa Barbara on May 19 raises once again the specter of an increasingly polluted world. With all of us so dependent on fossil... (Continue reading)

California college students displaced amid alleged financial aid scam

A popular for-profit college chain is shutting down than two dozen campuses and displacing more than 10,000 California students. [LA Times] Orange County company Corinthian Colleges Inc., which has operated the Everest, WyoTech and Heald college systems in California and... (Continue reading)

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