Articles Tagged With ‘Public Education’




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Cal Poly students play dead to protest tuition hike

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Cal Poly students participated in a “die in” Monday, symbolizing the death of the California State University system. The mock funeral followed a rally against tuition increases that CSU officials are proposing. [Tribune] During the mock funeral, students gathered outside... (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)

CSU faculty preparing for strike

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The California State University faculty union is planning a five-day strike in April. The possible strike is scheduled for a period that overlaps the Cal Poly Open House. Union representatives are demanding a 5 percent salary hike for CSU faculty... (Continue reading)

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)



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