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Insight With Beth Ruyak

UC Regents Commit To Audit Recommendations

May 19, 2017

The UC Board of Regents met on Thursday in San Francisco in the aftermath of a scathing audit, which claimed $175 million were kept in reserves. Capital Public Radio’s Ben Adler was at the meeting and has details.

Mission Project Protests Help Spur Changes

May 17, 2017 | Steve Milne

For decades, California kids have been building replicas of historic Spanish missions as part of the fourth-grade curriculum. But Native American community activists say the missions exploited indigenous people...and they want the project banned.

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A Year At Encina

Sacramento School Sees ‘Advocacy’ As A Stepping Stone To Success

March 16, 2017 | Julia Mitric

After Encina Prep was flagged as a failing school, teachers and administrators re-designed the entire school day around a model known as Advocacy. Five years later, teachers say they see a stronger school community. But test scores remain flat.

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UC Study Highlights Local, State Cost Of High School Suspensions

March 9, 2017 | Julia Mitric

High school students who are suspended are at greater risk to drop out and they earn less than peers who graduate. Now a study from the University of California looks at the economic costs of suspension.

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State Government

Hit That Snooze Button Again? Middle And High Schools Could See A Later Start Time

February 23, 2017 | Daniel Potter

Bleary-eyed teenagers shuffling to school barely after daybreak could become a thing of the past if a state lawmaker has his way. A new proposal would push back middle and high school start times to at least 8:30 a.m.

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District Holds Town Halls In Search For New Leader

February 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

What kind of qualities should Sacramento City Unified School District's next leader have? That's one question SCUSD is posing to the community in a series of town hall meetings starting tonight. A total of seven town halls will be held.

Food and Sustainability

California And Baja Build Bridge Through Youth Agricultural Program

February 2, 2017

Students south of the border are learning to plant their own vegetable patch in a program a lot like 4-H. The UC and the Agriculture Secretary of Baja are teaming up to offer hands-on classes and mentoring to low-income children in Mexicali.

Environment

UC Davis Students Take Part In Climate Science "Data Rescue"

February 2, 2017 | Amy Quinton

UC Davis students took part in a project to backup and protect scientific data related to climate change and the environment from federal websites.

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State Government

High School Students Not Impressed By President Trump's Speech

January 20, 2017 | Amy Quinton

Tenth grade students at Encina High School speak out about President Donald Trump's Inaugural speech.

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