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From Ethiopia To Gates: One Man's Story Of Survival And Fatherhood

July 14
By Matthew Bowler
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One San Diego man survives revolution in his home country of Ethiopia, divorce and business failure, all while raising not one but two Bill and Melinda Gates scholars.

Refugee Teens Learn San Diego Culture By Playing Outdoors

July 9
By Matthew Bowler
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A day at the beach is more than just a routine jaunt for a group of teenage refugees from El Cajon Valley High School.

University of California Salaries Up An Average 4 Percent

July 8
Max Pringle / Capital Public Radio
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A new report says University of California employees saw their pay go up an average 4 percent in 2013.

Audit Finds SDSU Fails To Adequately Train Employees On Sexual Violence

July 7
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A state audit finds there's room for improvement in how San Diego State University handles reports of sexual misconduct.

Sweetwater School District’s Interim Superintendent Starts Monday

July 7
By Matthew Bowler
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Tim Glover, picked last week to be the Sweetwater Union High School District’s interim superintendent, starts the job at the beleaguered district Monday.

More San Diego Refugee Girls Are College Bound, Flipping The Cultural Script

July 7
By Megan Burks
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Young men and women all over are beginning to pack up their childhood bedrooms to head off to college. But for many Somali refugee girls, they're breaking ties with more than just the comforts of home. They're breaking cultural norms.

Sweetwater School District Names Interim Superintendent

July 2
By Matthew Bowler
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Tim Glover, an administrator at the San Diego County Office of Education, was picked to be Sweetwater's interim superintendent. He replaces Ed Brand, who the school board placed on paid leave Monday.

GI Bill Funds Flow To For-Profit Colleges That Fail State Aid Standards

June 28
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California is the national epicenter of this problem, according to findings by The Center for Investigative Reporting. Two of the colleges receiving some of the $600 million in GI Bill funds spent in the state are in San Diego — the University of Phoenix and Ashford University.

Former Sweetwater Superintendent Gets Jail In ‘Pay-To-Play’ Corruption Scandal

June 27
By City News Service
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Jesus Gandara, 57, pleaded guilty in April to a felony conspiracy charge and a misdemeanor count of failing to report gifts.

San Diego County After-School Programs Awarded $4M In Grants

June 26
By City News Service

Summer and intersession programs will benefit from the funding. San Diego Unified School will get about $3.5 million.