Articles Tagged With ‘Education’

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)

Supervisor Adam Hill demands Forbes Magazine retraction

By KAREN VELIE Battling back against a storm of negative publicity following a Forbes Magazine commentary, San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill has demanded a retraction from the national publication. Hill accuses Forbes columnist Steven Hayward of making up... (Continue reading)

Unloaded BB gun causes scare at Cuesta College

A prop for a school video project caused a scare on the Cuesta College campus Wednesday. [Tribune] Several students reported that a female was walking through campus with a shotgun. Some faculty members were also alarmed. The female student was... (Continue reading)

SLO County truancy rate second highest in state

San Luis Obispo County elementary schools had the second highest truancy rate in the state during the 2011-2012 school year, according to a report released Monday by California Attorney General Kamala Harris. More than 30 percent of San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Coast Unified’s Adams fleeing federal probe?

By DANIEL BLACKBURN Departing Coast Unified School District Superintendent Chris Adams is leaving his post under the cloud of a federal investigation into alleged civil rights violations. Earlier this week, Adams acknowledged his five-year stint as head of Cambrian schools... (Continue reading)

Marketing of Fear and Disease in America

OPINION By GARY E. FORESMAN, MD Recently the media has continued its intentional misinformation campaign intended to create fear in the public and create the illusion of controversy, this time targeting fish oil supplements. The purpose of this campaign is... (Continue reading)

SWAT team to deploy upon Paso Robles High School

The San Luis Obispo Regional SWAT team will practice its school deployment tactics Wednesday during a daylong training exercise at Paso Robles High School. From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, the SWAT team will conduct emergency training exercises on... (Continue reading)

Former Cal Poly professor sentenced for flashing students

A former professor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo was sentenced to three years of formal probation for exposing his genitals to people at the campus library in May 2012. [KSBY] At the time of the alleged indecent exposure, Shaun... (Continue reading)