Articles Tagged With ‘Public Education’




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Lucia Mar to redraw its inner boundaries

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The Lucia Mar school board voted Tuesday in favor of redrawing the district’s internal boundaries based on population. [Tribune] Lucia Mar has seven trustees on its school board. The trustees represent four areas, each having one to three representatives. Area... (Continue reading)

Burger King employees fall for prank, smash windows

Morro Bay Burger King

After receiving a prank call late Saturday night from a person saying there was a gas leak at the Morro Bay Burger King and windows needed to be broken, employees complied breaking out more than a dozen windows. At about... (Continue reading)

Thieves on the march in SLO

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San Luis Obispo police say there has been a recent rise in thefts and burglaries in the city. The police department has received more than 400 reports of “theft-related incidents” since Dec. 1, according to a SLOPD news release. The... (Continue reading)

California’s new laws for 2016

Gov. Jerry Brown

The New Years is right around the corner and it comes with new laws regarding requirements for graduating high school, gun rights, internet privacy and many other issues. Here are some of the laws that will likely impact state residents.... (Continue reading)

Diversity group, Cal Poly president march together

Cal Poly diversity march

Cal Poly President Jeffrey Armstrong marched Thursday alongside a student group threatening his job. Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and supporters marched in solidarity with the cause “Cal Poly is no place for hate,” according to the university. Matt Klepfer,... (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)

Atascadero superintendent retiring

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The superintendent of the Atascadero Unified School District is retiring this month after four years on the job. [Tribune] Deborah Bowers will retire on June 30. As superintendent, she oversees the education of more than 4,700 students and the operation... (Continue reading)

SLO County school graduation rates rising

In line with California, San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased in 2014, according to a report released Tuesday by the California Department of Education. San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased from 88.7 percent in 2013 to 89.4 percent... (Continue reading)

Atheists protest teaching creationism at Arroyo Grande High School

Amid several complaints about an Arroyo Grande High School science educator allegedly teaching creationism, the principal said he would put an end to it and the school district is planning to investigate, according to a Atheists United of San Luis... (Continue reading)

Are Cuesta College students serial cheaters?

A Cuesta College history teacher recently caught 67 of his 250 students cheating on exams. [New Times] Dr. Anthony Koeninger noticed that students across his six classes had performed unusually well on the first few quizzes of this semester’s “History... (Continue reading)



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