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Lifting Up Student Voice

Lifting Up Student Voice

Dear Oakland Community: As we start the new school year, I want to take a moment to talk about lifting up student voice, like this opinion from one of our former student leaders: “Schools are made up of students. We’re the majority, but we don’t...
Start Smart: Top Tips For Parents This School Year

Start Smart: Top Tips For Parents This School Year

NAPS Whether you’re a newbie sending your kids to kindergarten or a grizzled veteran parent of a high school senior, school season can be an emotional time. Here’s a quick list of things you can do for more stress-free days at school. 10.  Plan Lunches If...
De vuelta a la escuela: El momento ideal para chequear tu informe de crédito

De vuelta a la escuela: El momento ideal para chequear tu informe de crédito

Photo credit: Shutterstock NAPSM Los estudiantes comenzarán a volver a las clases pronto, eso quiere decir mayores gastos en suministros escolares, vestimenta y otros gastos relacionados a computadoras. La Federación Nacional de Minoristas (NRF, por...
SJSU Needs a Better Choice

SJSU Needs a Better Choice

San Jose /CALIFORNIA As SJSU President, Mohammad Qayoumi, prepares to leave office for a position within the Afghanistan government, CSU Chancellor, Timothy White, has announced former Eastern Michigan University President, Susan Martin, will serve as...
FAMILY COLLEGE SUCCESS CENTER ESTABLISHED BY SCCOE

FAMILY COLLEGE SUCCESS CENTER ESTABLISHED BY SCCOE

San Jose /CALIFORNIA The Office of Education, County of Santa Clara, with the budget 2015/16 approved by he Board of Supervisors, Dave Cortese, President, funded the establishment of ‘The Family College Success Center’ with a $2 million funding allocation....
Cuatro Escuelas:  Una Misión

Cuatro Escuelas: Una Misión

Exito Universitario para todos los estudiantes Downtown College Prep abrió sus puertas por primera vez en el Otoño del 2000 con cien estudiantes el noveno grado. Quince años después, ahora servimos a más de 1000 estudiantes en San José a través...
Four Schools: One Mission

Four Schools: One Mission

Dulce Bermudez, DCP ‘11 Mills College ‘15. Photo credit: Mills College.  Preparing Students for College Success In the Fall of 2000, Downtown College Prep opened its doors for the first time with a group of one hundred eager 9th grade students. Fifteen...
NEW AMERICA MEDIA

NEW AMERICA MEDIA

37th Annual Gilroy Garlic Festival Friday July 24th, 2015 10:00 am – 7:00 pm (gates close at 6:00pm) Christmas Hill Park 7050 Miller Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020 Info:eventbrite.com/e/2015-gilroy-garlic-festival-tickets-15931782390?aff=sjcom Silicon...
Strides Made In Mental Health Awareness Among California Youth

Strides Made In Mental Health Awareness Among California Youth

NAPS A friend reaching out to Courtney Loi during high school gave her the strength to find help for her depression. Today, the University of California, San Diego student could inspire thousands of other young people to step into that same role through...
What We Have Learned About High School Equivalency

What We Have Learned About High School Equivalency

NewsUSA The past 18 months shook up state education communities preparing students to earn a high school equivalency certificate. With some states dropping the old test for new ones, states choosing to have multiple options, and the implementation of...

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