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Why More California Schools Are Starting The Year In Early August

August 11, 2016

Remember when school started after Labor Day? If you can you may be dating yourself a bit. The first day of class for California schools is getting earlier and earlier.

Program Uses Empathy To Combat Teen Sex Trafficking

August 9, 2016

Authorities may know all too well that sex trafficking is a crime that is growing in California. But for those most at risk, teenagers, it might seem something abstract.

State Government

Bill Seeks To Ban Discrimination At California Religious Universities

August 9, 2016 | Ben Adler

A California lawmaker’s push to reduce discrimination against gays and lesbians at religious colleges and universities is sparking new debate over the separation of church and state.

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State Government

Sacramento State Gets Grant To Help Migrant Farmworker Students

August 1, 2016 | Ed Joyce

A $2.3 million federal grant will be used to help migrant farmworker students at Sacramento State.

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Food and Sustainability

Rooftop Bee Hives Elevate Urban Beekeeping

August 1, 2016 | Julia Mitric

When urbanites encounter honey bees, some run away in fear while others dream of honey. Two women are on a mission to help people feel more at ease with bees while boosting the urban ecosystem.

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Insight With Beth Ruyak

The Good, The Bad, The Debt-Ridden: Reveal Reporter Details Privatization Of Student Loan Program

July 19, 2016

Lance Williams is a senior reporter for Reveal News, a news outlet that specializes in investigative reporting. He joins us on Insight today to talk about who is benefiting and who is suffering from the student debt crisis in the U.S.

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Health Care

Survey: California School Kids Safer, Depression Risk ‘High’

July 18, 2016 | Ed Joyce

Drug and alcohol use dropped among students in California and school safety increased, according to the results of a statewide survey. But the report shows two indicators of depression risk are "at disturbingly high levels."

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California Adopts School LGBT History Lessons

July 14, 2016

California education officials have adopted new public school curriculum guidelines that give LGBT Americans a more prominent role in history and social science classes.

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