Articles Tagged With ‘Education’

New news chief named at Cal Poly

A two-year vacancy in the chair of Cal Poly’s journalism department has been filled with the hiring of Mary Glick. Glick is an “entrepreneurial journalist and educator,” according to a statement by Harvey Levenson, interim chair of the department. “The... (Continue reading)

Los Osos daycare closes amid child abuse probe

A Los Osos daycare center has been shut down amid allegations of child abuse. [KCOY] Last month, The Early Care and Education Center’s director reported allegations of abuse to the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s Department. Sheriff deputies have since... (Continue reading)

School test answers go viral

Test questions and answers posted online will delay release of the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) results for two weeks, state education officials said. (San Jose Mercury News) The annual posting usually occurs in mid-August, but when Department of Education... (Continue reading)

Balloon Fest 2012, event photos

Wondering what schools are doing today to prepare students to be competitive in the new global economy? On Saturday, June 5, 2012 the Endeavour Institute hosted an exciting STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) oriented Balloon Fest at Tobin... (Continue reading)

Briquettes blamed for Paso Robles house fire

Paso Robles firefighters are blaming charcoal briquettes for a residential structure fire that was  discovered shortly after 1 a.m. on Friday at a home on 12th Street. A neighbor smelled smoke and helped the occupant leave the home safely before... (Continue reading)

Students lacking science skills

Science is not one of California students’ better subjects, according to results of the “Nation’s Report Card” issued last week. (Orange County Register] Students from the Golden State ranked 48th among states in the National Assessment of Educational Progress, with... (Continue reading)

CSU chancellor’s office spending criticized

Amid a hunger strike by about a dozen California State University students over rising tuition costs,  chancellor’s office administrators are accused of recklessly spending public funds to purchase expensive meals and car service rides. [CBS2] As students face another tuition... (Continue reading)

California Men’s Colony accused of gross negligence

OPINION By ROBERT THOMAS Recently, it has been suggested that administration of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) prisoner health care system by a federal oversight agency be ended and authority returned to CDCR. However, the current federal... (Continue reading)

Atascadero High School students shine

More than a dozen acts competed at Atascadero High School’s Mock Rock competition on Feb. 18th. The students danced and sang for cash prizes and a chance to participate in Countywide Mock Rock, scheduled for April 22nd at Cal Poly.... (Continue reading)

College official falsifies SAT numbers

A prestigious Southern California college admitted Monday that a resigned official inflated SAT entrance scores for the past six years to publications like U.S. News & World Report that use the numbers to rank colleges and universities. [NewYorkTimes] Claremont McKenna... (Continue reading)