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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Releases Blueprint to Improve Teaching of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in California

For California to maintain its leadership in high-tech innovation, the state must emphasize helping students become literate in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said today as his STEM Task Force issued a report titled INNOVATE: A Blueprint for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics in California Public Education….

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APIDC Holds 2014 Disabilities Leadership Institute Graduation Ceremony

On June 1, 2014, Asians and Pacific Islanders with Disabilities of California (APIDC) held a graduation ceremony for the inaugural class of its Leadership Institute. With generous funding from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation and Southern California Gas Company, the APIDC Leadership Institute was established to develop young adults to become leaders and advocates…

Arcadia Museum Education Center Dedicated
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Arcadia Museum Education Center Dedicated

By Terry Miller The five- year project from concept to completion, the 2500 square foot Arcadia History Museum Education center was officially dedicated Saturday, June 28 with appropriate fanfare, speeches and accolades. Long a dream of Arcadia’s first female mayor Floretta Lauber , the Museum Education Center will fill a void in the museum’s ability…

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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