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Sacramento Teachers Union, District Reach Agreement To Avoid Strike

November 6, 2017 | Bob Moffitt

The Sacramento City Teachers Association called off a strike planned to start Wednesday after reaching an agreement with the Sacramento City Unified School District on a new contract.

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Sacramento City Superintendent Jorge Aguilar On Potential Teachers Strike

November 6, 2017 | Chris Remington

Sacramento City Unified School District Superintendent Jorge Aguilar talks about a potential teachers strike that could be announced on Wednesday.

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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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More California Students Taking Advanced Placement Exams

September 27, 2017 | Steve Milne

More California high school students are taking college-level Advanced Placement tests. AP exams are taken each May by high school students who've attended classes that are roughly equivalent to undergraduate college courses.

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Colleges Hope New Name Attracts Students To Aid Program

September 19, 2017 | Randol White

The California Community College System hopes changing the name of a free tuition program will get more eligible students to take advantage of it.

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David Osborne Discusses “Reinventing America’s Schools”

September 12, 2017 | Jen Picard

Author David Osborne takes a look at schools succeeding across the country to learn what works when innovating education.

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School Cutbacks Lead July Job Declines

August 18, 2017 | Steve Milne

The Sacramento area unemployment rate increased last month. July's jobless rate was 5.2 percent, up from 4.8 percent in June. Analysts with the state Employment Development Department attribute the increase to seasonal cutbacks at schools.

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Folsom High School Students To Launch Eclipse Balloon

August 16, 2017 | Steve Milne

Some Folsom High School students are planning to launch a high-altitude, helium-filled balloon into the path of the solar eclipse next Monday. The balloon will have four cameras on it.

Health Care

Back-To-School Vaccines A Must For California Kids

August 7, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

A new state law that kicked in last summer requires shots for public school children. Some families are still adjusting to the law.

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State Government

Teacher Tenure Bill Stalls In California Legislature

July 11, 2017 | Ben Adler

UPDATE, July 12, 4:27 p.m.: A bill that would have allowed California school districts to add another year of probation to teachers before extending tenure will not become law this year.

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