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Professor To Lead Cultural Education Initiative At SDSU

Dec. 13, 2018
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Ramona Pérez, Ph.D., was named the chair of Aztec Culture Education for the Aztec Governing Committee earlier this month.

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Parents Question Vista Unified Proposal To Change Magnet Lottery Process

Dec. 13, 2018
By Megan Burks

Earlier this year, KPBS detailed how magnet schools — once used to desegregate schools — were contributing to new racial divides in Vista Unified. The board will vote Thursday night on a possible solution, but some parents say it goes too far.

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House Committee Cancels Wage Hearing Due To SDSU Professor's Blog Posts

Dec. 13, 2018
By City News Service

The U.S. House Committee on Education and the Workforce canceled a hearing on minimum wage hikes Wednesday in light of a report about homophobic and sexist blog posts by one of the scheduled witnesses — a San Diego State University professor.

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San Ysidro School Officials Still Seeking Refund For $276K After-School Program That Never Happened

Dec. 12, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

It’s been two months since inewsource reported that the San Ysidro School District was trying to recoup some or all of the $276,000 it paid for an after-school program that never happened, but so far it hasn’t received any reimbursement.

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San Diego Unified Looks Ahead To More — But Smaller — Budget Cuts

Dec. 12, 2018
By Megan Burks

With the holiday season comes the start of budget season for San Diego Unified. The board got a look at what’s to come during its meeting Tuesday.

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SDSU, County HHSA Partner To Encourage Meningococcal Vaccinations

Dec. 5, 2018
By City News Service

San Diego State University, where a meningococcal disease outbreak was declared about two months ago, announced Tuesday that roughly 8,000 students have since been vaccinated under a continuing partnership with the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency.

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San Diego State Again Heading To Texas For Bowl Game

Dec. 3, 2018
By City News Service

San Diego State will face Ohio in the Frisco Bowl Dec. 19 in Frisco, Texas, extending the Aztecs bowl streak to nine consecutive seasons.

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Schools Offer Counseling After 2 San Diego Teens Murdered In Tijuana

Nov. 30, 2018
By City News Service, Ebone Monet

Two San Diego teenagers were killed execution-style in a triple homicide at a Tijuana apartment complex, according to reports.

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What Learning Looks Like: Decoding Social Cues On The Autism Spectrum

Nov. 29, 2018
By Megan Burks

What new research out of San Diego State tells us about autism, and social blunders in general.

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$107,000 Payment OK’d For Terminated San Ysidro School Official

Nov. 26, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The San Ysidro school board has agreed to pay $107,000 to a former district official who was dismissed in 2016 without explanation 11 days after the board honored her for her “hard work and dedication.”