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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.

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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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State Government

Free Tampons, Pads To Become Available In California Schools

December 18, 2017 | Sammy Caiola

Starting January, a new law will require schools serving low-income teens and pre-teens to provide feminine hygiene products free of cost.

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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.

Insight With Beth Ruyak

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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