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Sacramento State Celebrates 50th Anniversary of MLK Visit, Speech

October 16, 2017 | Steve Milne

Fifty years ago today, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. visited Sacramento State, or Sacramento State College as it was known in 1967. He delivered a speech titled "The Civil Rights Movement of the Future." Today the campus is celebrating the anniversary.

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Sacramento State Helps Effort To Boost Teacher Diversity

October 11, 2017 | Steve Milne

Sacramento State is among three CSU campuses getting a combined total of more than $8 million in federal grants to enhance teacher diversity. The goal is to recruit teachers in Latino, African American and other minority communities.

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Report: Workforce More Diverse, Challenges Are Bigger

September 7, 2015 | Steve Milne

A Sacramento-based think tank says California's labor force has undergone fundamental changes in the past few decades. But public policies aren't keeping up.

Complaint Alleges PE Discrimination In California Schools

August 14, 2015 | Steve Milne

Some civil rights groups are charging discrimination in access to physical education in California schools. They say public schools have not satisfied their legal obligation to provide quality physical education to Latino and African-American kids.

New Laws: Schools To Limit Willful Defiance Offenses

December 30, 2014 | Steve Milne

California elementary school teachers and administrators will soon be returning to work after the holiday break. A new state law starting January 1 will affect how they discipline some students.

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