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Health Care

This Unique Sacramento School Wants To Get More Autistic Adults Into Jobs

June 13, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

An alternative learning program based in craftwork just graduated its first class. The school is one of the few services available to adults with intellectual disabilities who are out of high school, but not ready for college or work.

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Charter Schools Regroup After Big California Election Loss

June 11, 2018

After charter school supporters poured money into the California governor's race to support a longtime ally who failed to advance, the school choice movement may face uncertainty in a state with some of the most robust charter school laws in the U.S.

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California Dream

Housing Costs — More Than Tuition — Are Crushing California’s Low-Income College Students

June 7, 2018

Attending a university in California can be a financial burden beyond the means of many college hopefuls. Rising tuition is compounded by the lack of affordable housing in the state and the high cost of living.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

School Funding Bill Would Support Lowest-Performing Students

June 7, 2018 | Bert Johnson

AB 2635, which was approved by a nearly unanimous vote in the State Assembly, would address the needs of California students who fall behind by directing funding to schools with low-performing demographic groups.

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University Of California Workers Start 3-Day Strike Over Pay

May 7, 2018 | Adhiti Bandlamudi

Thousands of custodians, security guards, gardeners and other service workers at University of California campuses started a three-day strike Monday to address pay inequalities and demand higher wages.

California Department of Motor Vehicles

Bill Would Let Californians Choose Driver's License Pictures

February 20, 2018 | Steve Milne

Don't like your driver's license photo? You may soon have a say on what ends up on your ID. Drivers would be able to choose their picture under a bill introduced in the California Senate. Fees on the extra pics would pay for driver's ed classes.

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Health Care

Can’t Afford Pet Surgery? These Aspiring UC Davis Veterinarians Will Cut You a Deal

January 19, 2018 | Sammy Caiola

A student training program at UC Davis offers low-cost surgery for pets who live in shelters or whose owners can’t afford it.

Artist Rendering / University of Warwick

University Of Warwick Withdraws Placer County Plans

December 21, 2017 | Steve Milne

One of England's top universities has decided to withdraw its plans for a campus in Placer County, near Roseville. University of Warwick made the announcement Thursday.

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