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PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry Announces Departure
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PUSD Superintendent Jon R. Gundry Announces Departure

Board of Education Scheduled to Discuss Appointment of Interim Thursday Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Superintendent Jon R. Gundry announced today that he has been selected as the sole finalist to be the next Superintendent of the Santa Clara County Office of Education. Gundry was appointed superintendent of PUSD in July 2011. “It has been…

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Education Roundup for Week Ending June 20, 2014

The California Department of Education (CDE) today issued this week’s roundup of education-related announcements of public interest. CDE Moves Forward with Implementing State’s Education Technology Plan California is moving a step closer to implementing a plan to provide the 21st century education technology tools students need to prepare for college and careers, with the addition…

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This ‘Tutor Doctor’ makes house calls

Tutor Doctor is a personalized one-on-one in-home tutoring service operating in the San Gabriel valley. This means that that their experienced tutors will provide individualized instruction customized for your student. The tutor will work with your student to address any issues your student has. And since this instruction is performed in your home, it is…

Arcadia’s Outdoor Adventure Day Camp and Sports Camp!
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Arcadia’s Outdoor Adventure Day Camp and Sports Camp!

-Courtesy photos The Recreation and Community Services Department offers the Outdoor Adventure Day Camp at Wilderness Park with 10 weeks starting June 16th to August 22nd. There is still availability for weeks 3, 4, 9 and 10 of day camp. Each camp features a variety of fun summer activities for youth ages 5-12. The Sports…

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Senate Education Committee Approves Holden’s Bill to Provide High School Students with College Opportunity

Assemblymember Chris Holden’s (D-Pasadena) bill to expand pathways for high school students who want to pursue college courses or career tech classes was unanimously approved in the Senate Education Committee today. AB 1451 enhances concurrent enrollment opportunities by encouraging school districts and community colleges to enter into formal partnership agreements that outline the terms and…

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California Successfully Concludes Field Test of New Assessments, State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces

More than 3 million students participate in trial run of modern computer-based tests to be in place next year Smarter Balanced Field Test has concluded, capping 12 weeks of test-driving new computer-based assessments that will be fully operational next year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced. More than 3.1 million California students-among four…

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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Receives $600,000 Grant from the Walmart Foundation

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) has announced a $600,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to help build future leaders and assist with scholarships for students attending publicly-supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), announced TMCF President & CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. The grant will support TMCF’s Annual Leadership Institute, strengths-based coaching and mentorship…

Temple City Graduate overturns California Teachers’ Tenure
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Temple City Graduate overturns California Teachers’ Tenure

Children in Class (file photo) – by Terry Miller The judge who has ruled that California’s tenure protections for public school teachers are unconstitutional hails from Temple City. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Rolf Treu graduated Temple City High in 1966 according to records obtained by this newspaper. Tuesday last week, Judge Treu ruled…

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