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San Diego County Students Improve Math, English Test Scores

San Diego County Students Improve Math, English Test Scores

Aug. 24
By City News Service

San Diego County students showed across-the-board gains in math and English testing compared to last year, and they out-performed their counterparts from across the state, according to results released Wednesday by the California Department of Education.

San Diego Unified Opens Pre-K Program To All, Regardless Of Income

San Diego Unified Opens Pre-K Program To All, Regardless Of Income

Aug. 23
By Megan Burks

Good news for parents with little ones: San Diego Unified is opening its preschool program once reserved for low-income families to all income brackets.

MiraCosta College Tries Again With $455M Bond On November Ballot

MiraCosta College Tries Again With $455M Bond On November Ballot

Aug. 23
By Alison St John

MiraCosta College will put a $455 million bond measure on the November ballot. The community college narrowly missed passing a bond four years ago and hopes a slightly lower goal will convince voters to approve it this time.

San Diego Community Colleges Bounce Back From Recession-Era Cuts

San Diego Community Colleges Bounce Back From Recession-Era Cuts

Aug. 22
By Megan Burks, City News Service

Classes started Monday for more 100,000 students at San Diego County's community colleges, which are offering upper division courses for the first time.

In Victory For Teacher Unions, California Court Lets Tenure Law Stand

In Victory For Teacher Unions, California Court Lets Tenure Law Stand

Aug. 22
By Associated Press

The California Supreme Court has decided to let the state's teacher tenure law stand. The high court decided not to review a lower court ruling that came in a lawsuit by a group of students who claimed that incompetent teachers were almost impossible to fire.

Backpacks Help San Diego Refugees Head Back To School

Backpacks Help San Diego Refugees Head Back To School

Aug. 19
By Megan Burks

Hundreds of backpacks will go to refugee schoolchildren at a back-to-school celebration Saturday.

How Chula Vista Library Is Training Budding Engineers

How Chula Vista Library Is Training Budding Engineers

Aug. 18
By Megan Burks

A lab at Qualcomm's Sorrento Valley headquarters has been engaging local students in science and engineering. Now the software company is helping open a smaller outpost in the basement of the Chula Vista Library.

Toussaint Academy Helps Homeless Teens Go From Couch-Surfing To Col...

Toussaint Academy Helps Homeless Teens Go From Couch-Surfing To College

Aug. 17
By Megan Burks

The homeless count done every year vastly underestimates the number of unaccompanied teens in San Diego, homeless advocates say. Finding them could play an important role in reducing the number of people on the streets.

San Diego Republicans Launch Last-Minute Effort To Fill School Boar...

San Diego Republicans Launch Last-Minute Effort To Fill School Board Seats

Aug. 16
By Megan Burks

There are more open seats than candidates running on several school boards from Coronado to Julian.

San Diego Community College Expands Online Classes

San Diego Community College Expands Online Classes

Aug. 16
By City News Service

The San Diego Community College District announced Tuesday that its online class offerings have been expanded by 21 percent, compared to last year, for its fall semester that opens next week.

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