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Environment

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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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.

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