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California Counts

Prop. 58 Would Undo Limitations On Bilingual Education

October 6, 2016

California schools are limited in how much of a foreign language they can use to help English learner students. Prop. 58 would undo those limits.

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It Takes A River: A 135-Mile Journey Down The Colorado

September 21, 2016 | Amy Quinton

Each spring, a group of UC Davis student scientists and their professors take a whitewater rafting trip through the Grand Canyon to study a river that sustains 40 million people. Capital Public Radio’s Amy Quinton traveled with them.

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State Government

California Develops Report Cards For Public Schools

September 9, 2016 | Ben Bradford

After a three-year void, California has implemented a new method to judge public school performance. The replacement for the heavily criticized A-P-I scores the state used to produce is drawing its own criticism.

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Yuba City Schools Half Full On Strike's First Day

September 8, 2016 | Bob Moffitt

Yuba City teachers went on strike this morning as about half of the students were absent as well. About 100 high school students staged a walkout before noon.

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State To Move Beyond Test Scores In Measuring School Success

September 7, 2016

Most students are officially back to school in California. So what makes a school successful? Is it the quality of teachers? High test scores? A safe environment?

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