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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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Citrus College to Award 2,119 Associate Degrees

Citrus College to Award 2,119 Associate Degrees Student Leaders Among Graduates to be Honored at 98th Commencement Ceremony GLENDORA, Calif. – On June 14, Citrus College will award 2,119 associate degrees to students including its Woman of the Year and Man of the Year for 2014, Alejandra Morales and Tyler Hernandez. Both graduates have achieved…

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Cal State L.A. to confer bachelor’s degrees upon 4 SGV teens

More than a dozen Early Entrance Program grads in Cal State L.A.’s Class of 2014 Four San Gabriel Valley students–all of them still teenagers–will receive their baccalaureate degrees during Cal State L.A.’s Commencement ceremonies this weekend. Grant Johnson, Yulan Lin, Tiffany Nguyen and Susanna Sabin are among the more than a dozen Early Entrance Program…

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Linked Learning Alliance Applauds Legislature and Governor for Second $250 Million Infusion in Career Pathways Trust

The Linked Learning Alliance today applauded the agreement between the California State Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown to include a second infusion of $250 million for the Career Pathways Trust in the state budget. “The second $250 million infusion for the Career Pathways Trust speaks volumes about the power of the Linked Learning approach to…

Pasadena Unified Teachers Receive Local And National Accolades
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Pasadena Unified Teachers Receive Local And National Accolades

Courtesy Photo from L to R: Ravishanth Dev Anandhan (Sierra Madre Middle School), Mellason Chidester, (Longfellow Elementary School), Rose Evans (Pasadena High School), Maria A. Soto (Willard Elementary School) and Kaiulani Sallas Venable (Jefferson Elementary School). 2014 PASADENA UNIFIED TEACHERS OF EXCELLENCE The Pasadena Rotary Club honored five PUSD educators as “Teachers of Excellence” during…

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Los Angeles High School Students Conduct Environmental Research Alongside Scientists

Fifty high school students from Los Angeles County schools have been awarded an Ignite LA Student Science Award, a fellowship program sponsored by the LA-based Durfee Foundation, in partnership with Earthwatch. Earthwatch is an international environmental organization whose mission is to engage people worldwide in scientific field research and education to promote the understanding and…

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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Significant Drop in Number of Districts in Financial Jeopardy

A new report shows that the number of California school districts in financial jeopardy has been slashed by more than two-thirds over the past year, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced. This year’s Second Interim Status Report, FY 2013-14 shows a total of 30 local educational agencies (LEAs) are either in negative or…

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Education Roundup for Week Ending June 11, 2014

CDE Deputy Superintendent Joining Rocklin School District CDE District, School & Innovation Branch Deputy Superintendent Deb Sigman has accepted a new position with the Rocklin Unified School District. The local school board approved her appointment Wednesday as its new Deputy Superintendent of Educational Services. “Deb’s passion and expertise about education in California has been a…

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