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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Issues Statement on 2014 ACT® Report

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today issued the following statement upon the release by ACT of its annual report, “The Condition of College and Career Readiness 2014.” “It is heartening to see that today’s ACT report shows California’s graduating class of 2014 outperformed the nation in English, reading, math, and science,” said Torlakson….

Sister City Students in Australia
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Sister City Students in Australia

By Shivani Shah It is quite hard to believe that we have almost completed three weeks of our journey, as it feels as if we just arrived yesterday. I must say that this has been the most remarkable and memorable three weeks I could have ever imagined. With all the travelling, Tim-Tam eating, Caramello Koala…

Arcadia Unified Hires Four New Principals
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Arcadia Unified Hires Four New Principals

Ben Acker at Foothills Middle School, and Lauren Leahy at Hugo Reid Elementary School. Arcadia Unified Hires Four New Principals The Arcadia Unified School District has hired four new principals. The Arcadia Unified School District Board of Education unanimously agreed to the selections of Tom Bruce at First Avenue Middle School, Teresa Oakland at Holly…

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One-Stop Shopping for Stuttering

Free Teacher Resources for Back-to-School Days As teachers, parents and students prepare for the start of the new academic year, the nonprofit Stuttering Foundation, the leading charitable organization dedicated to supporting the stuttering community, offers an array of free tools for teachers with students who stutter in their classroom. “One in every one hundred people…

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Governor Brown Announces Appointments to the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today announced the following appointments to the Committee on Awards for Innovation in Higher Education. The 2014-15 state budget includes $50 million to recognize campuses that change existing policies, practices or systems to achieve the following state priorities: ” Significantly increase the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded; ” Allow students…

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Governor Brown Signs Agreement to Foster Cooperation Between Mexican and American Colleges and Universities

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed an agreement with the Mexican Ministries of Public Education and Foreign Affairs and the National Council for Science and Technology to forge greater ties between institutions of higher education in California and Mexico, with particular emphasis on online learning. “The ties between California and Mexico began before the Declaration…

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