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As Day Cares Reopen, Parents Face Difficult Decisions

May 29
By Claire Trageser

They long to end the exhausting juggle of work and childcare. Yet, they worry about the risks of sending their kids back to a group environment amid a pandemic that is far from over.

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San Diego Day Cares Set To Reopen Despite Confusing Rules

May 28
By Claire Trageser

As more people return to work, many daycares are trying to reopen, but they are struggling with a maze of confusing and sometimes conflicting regulations on how to operate during the pandemic.

High school valedictorians Jorge Nuñez, Carlos ...

No Speeches In Front Of Big Crowds, These High School Valedictorians Still Have Something To Say

May 27
By Joe Hong

The coronavirus pandemic has laid waste to end-of-the-year events for high school seniors. So valedictorians will have to impart their wisdom online.

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UC Regents Suspend Requirement For SAT, ACT Test Scores For Admissions

May 21
By City News Service

The plan is to create a new test that better reflects preparedness and is equitable to all applicants. However, if a new test does not meet specified criteria in time for fall 2025 admission,

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CSUSM President Reacts To Proposed State Budget Cuts, Online Fall Semester

May 21
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

The 23-campus California State University system is facing a $404 million reduction in funding compared to last year's budget.

In this Oct. 31, 2019, file photo, state Superi...

California Educators: Expect 'Hybrid' Classrooms In The Fall

May 21
Janie Har and Jocelyn Gecker / Associated Press

Superintendent Tony Thurmond said Wednesday he expects a mix of in-person and distance learning with fewer children in classes, hallways and other common areas as campuses try to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

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Sweetwater School District Librarians’ Jobs Are On The Line When Students Need Them Most

May 20
By Joe Hong

A spokesman for the Sweetwater Union High School District said the administration is still finalizing any eliminations. The teachers union president says it’s possible to save some librarians.

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University Of California Completes Fossil Fuel Divestment

May 20
By Associated Press

The University of California says it's divested from all fossil fuels, removing them from its $126-billion investment portfolio.

UNICEF Report: 300 Million Cases Of Violence Ag...

San Diego DA Establishes Online Training For Teachers To Recognize Exploitation Amid Pandemic

May 19
By City News Service

The San Diego Trafficking Prevention Collective, formed last year, is now providing online training to help teachers take notice of signs of potential exploitation, even while distance learning is the only way to monitor students.

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Community Colleges Getting Less Funding But Likely More Students In Coming Year

May 19
By Joe Hong

The revised budget Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled last week includes $1 billion in funding cuts to the state community college system due to the coronavirus pandemic. Meanwhile, colleges are expecting an influx of newly unemployed students.

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