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San Diego County School Districts Under The Wire To Draft Suicide P...

San Diego County School Districts Under The Wire To Draft Suicide Prevention Policies

Aug. 9
By Megan Burks

So far, 11 out of the 42 districts in San Diego County have attended workshops to draft their policies.

More Immunizations — And Maybe More Online Schooling — Under New Va...

More Immunizations — And Maybe More Online Schooling — Under New Vaccine Rule

Aug. 7
By Megan Burks

The latest numbers show more students are getting immunized, but a small number may have found alternatives.

More San Diego High School Students Taking ACT Test, Here’s How The...

More San Diego High School Students Taking ACT Test, Here’s How They Did

Aug. 5
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The number of high school seniors taking the ACT exam in San Diego County has increased more than 25 percent over the past five years.

Putting iPads, Laptops In The Hands Of Schoolkids Comes With Challe...

Putting iPads, Laptops In The Hands Of Schoolkids Comes With Challenges

Aug. 4
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource

Laptops and tablets are becoming an expected part of K-12 education. Districts throughout the county are using different methods to pay for and manage that technology.

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Proposed California Bill Calls For Later School Start Times

Aug. 3
By Ebone Monet, KPBS News

A new California bill may give teenage students more time to sleep every morning. It calls for a mandated later school start time statewide, with classes beginning no earlier than 8:30 a.m.

One Less Hurdle For California Transfer Students Beginning In 2018

One Less Hurdle For California Transfer Students Beginning In 2018

Aug. 3
By Megan Burks

The California State University system is eliminating a math requirement that, for many, has made transferring to a four-year university a pipe dream.

Black Lives Matter Movement Inspires SDSU Class On Black Minds In E...

Black Lives Matter Movement Inspires SDSU Class On Black Minds In Education

Aug. 3
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

A portion of the eight-week class, Black Minds Matter, will be free and open to the public via a live webcast.

Carlsbad Students Get Lesson In Media Literacy On Trip To Greece

Carlsbad Students Get Lesson In Media Literacy On Trip To Greece

July 31
By Megan Burks

Fifteen students from the Pacific Ridge School traveled to Greece in May to get to the truth of the migrant crisis there.

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners ...

Comic-Con For Educators: Comics To The Rescue (Of English Learners And History Students)

July 21
By Megan Burks

The San Diego Central Library this year continues its tradition of melding Comic-Con and education. This weekend it will host teachers from Helix Charter High School who use comics to teach everything from algebra to French history.

Search How Your High School Ranks On California AP Tests

Search How Your High School Ranks On California AP Tests

July 21
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The state Department of Education updated Advanced Placement test data for schools across the state last month — five weeks after acknowledging it had posted incorrect scores for the 2015-16 school year.