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Tease photo for California Teacher Pension Fund Grew 1.4% Last Year

California Teacher Pension Fund Grew 1.4% Last Year

July 19
By Associated Press

The figure falls short of the 7.5 percent target for the California State Teachers' Retirement System.

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Inmates At Donovan State Prison Eligible For Federal College Funds

July 19
By Megan Burks

Southwestern College in Chula Vista will begin offering the federal Pell Grants in the fall to Donovan prisoners as part of a pilot program started by the Obama administration.

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UC Berkeley Student From Del Mar Killed In Bastille Day Attack

July 17
By Susan Murphy, City News Service

Students at UC Berkeley planned a vigil Monday afternoon on the campus for classmate Nick Leslie, who the FBI confirmed on Sunday was killed in the truck attack in Nice, France.

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Scripps Announces Discovery Of Way To Measure Global Warming

July 18
By City News Service

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate scientist and a fellow researcher announced Monday they have developed a way to accurately measure global warming and can tell the difference between naturally occurring and human-caused warming.

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San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

July 18
By Megan Burks

The nonprofit is helping teachers meet Common Core science education standards while helping the environment, too.

Tease photo for Roundtable: Rep. Peters' Campaign Donations, SDPD Curfew Sweeps, Poway's Fired Superintendent

Roundtable: Rep. Peters' Campaign Donations, SDPD Curfew Sweeps, Poway's Fired Superintendent

July 15
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Rep. Scott Peters and others have found a legal way around campaign contribution limits. San Diego police still enforce curfews. And the district's list of reasons for firing Poway Unified Superintendent John Collins is pretty long.

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Clarence Thomas Left Nice Hours Before Attack, San Diego School Spokesman Says

July 15
By Associated Press

A spokesman from San Diego's Thomas Jefferson School of Law says the U.S. Supreme Court justice was teaching a class as part of the school's summer program in Nice, France.

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Band Students From Across San Diego County Join Forces To Celebrate Pride

July 14
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Pride Youth Marching Band will play "Born This Way" by Lady Gaga and "Fireball" by Pitbull.

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LGBT History Lessons Approved For California Classrooms

July 14
By Associated Press

In second grade, students will learn about families with two moms or two dads. Two years later, they will hear how New York native Harvey Milk became a pioneering gay politician in San Francisco.

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San Diego School Districts More Transparent Of Construction Bond Programs, Report Finds

July 14
By City News Service

The San Diego Taxpayers Educational Foundation report looks at the information that's available to public scrutiny, not whether the bond program is effective.