Amy Gaskin, Santa Monica College Cloud computing at Santa Monica College’s Center for Media and Design. Amy Gaskin, Santa Monica College Cloud computing at Santa Monica College’s Center for Media and Design. Looking to bring new talent into cloud computing, Amazon Web Services has turned to California community colleges and high schools.
Full-day kindergarten, STEM seal, Laotian history are among Gov. Newsom’s final vetoes
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California colleges help students dress for success — for free
A non-profit journalism website reporting on key education issues in California and beyond.
Gov. Newsom to decide on later school start times for students - Story
Students across California may soon be able to get some extra sleep in the morning before school starts if a new piece of legislation is passed.
Mission College dedicates fire tower to Santa Clara family – East Bay Times
The community college honored the Von Raesfeld family for decades of public service to Santa Clara and the Bay Area.
Hot off the presses: Evergreen Valley College faculty ranked number two most diverse in the nation. http://www.evc.edu/News/Pages/SJCC,-EVC-Faculty-Among-Most-Diverse-in-Natio.aspx …pic.twitter.com/UOlt8Bnl91
California's Student IDs Will Now Include Suicide Prevention Information
Suicide is the second leading cause of death for teens 15 to 10 years of age, which is why California lawmakers wanted to put prevention information right where students can see it every single day - their...
FPPC Fines Alum Rock Trustee Dolores Marquez-Frausto $7K
California's Fair Political Practices Commission accused the longtime schools trustee of some pretty flagrant violations of state election law.
Suicide hotline number to appear on California school ID cards
California high school and middle school students will have some lifesaving information at their fingertips as they go back to school this year.
44 signs you definitely went to school in the Bay Area
You learned about the Spanish missionaries in fourth grade and built your own mission from sugar cubes. (Your mom might still have it stashed away in the garage.)
Washington Square: The Stories of San Jose State University
By Jody Ulate Are you curious about pursuing a research career? What big problem do you want to solve? These are some of the questions that Maria Elena Cruz asks her students. Director of SJSU’s Aspire and McNair Scholars Programs—and a former McNair Scholar at UC Berkeley, Cruz helps first-generation, low-income and underrepresented students pursue PhD programs. The Job Maestro asked Cruz for her top advice on investigating, exploring and discovering the path to a PhD and, ultimately, a rese...
Several South Bay Schools Face a Teacher Shortage
As many student’s head back to classes, many schools in the South Bay are facing a shortage of credentialed teachers.
Newsom appoints 20 to higher education posts
The governor goes on an appointment spree, naming a UC regent, three CSU trustees, three state community college governors and two UC Hastings College of the Law directors, and creating a new panel to which he appointed 11 people, including California’s leading education experts.
Governor Gavin Newsom Announces Council for Post-Secondary Education, Higher Education Appointments
SACRAMENTO – Continuing his commitment to strengthen California’s systems of higher education and partner with its leaders, Governor Gavin Newsom announced today the formation of the Governor’s Council for Post-Secondary Education. The Council will serve as an independent consultative resource to the Governor around the economic and social impact of higher education in the state. They will examine issues relating to future capacity, enrollment planning, community college transfers, general ed...
Bay Area schools preparing for first day of school while dealing with teacher shortage
SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- As school districts get organized for the beginning of the school year, there are still a few things they must contend with. Filling all teacher positions is one of them.But year after year this is no longer a reality for school districts in the Bay Area. The high cost of living and better-paying jobs often stand in the way of being able to recruit more teachers."We also have a strong pool of substitute teachers that can be supportive as we continue to hire to fill thos...
Needy school districts are getting more money — but what about needy kids? https://calmatters.org/education/2019/08/california-school-funding-lcff-ppic-achievement-gap-districts-teachers/
Needy CA Schools Getting More Money — But What About Needy Kids?
Is Money For Needy CA Schools Getting To The Kids? - Sacramento, CA - A new Public Policy Institute of California report examines school spending under the landmark Local Control Funding Formula.
Can Virtual Simulations Teach a Human Skill Like Empathy?
Can you learn empathy through interacting with a computer—even though, by definition, the skill requires understanding and sympathizing with real ...
In Wake Of Recent Shootings, San Jose School District Empowers Student Leaders [Video]
In light of recent mass shootings, the Franklin-McKinley School District is preparing its students for a new reality. School leaders are trying to empower students to make a change. Kiet Do reports. (8-6-2019)
Every student in California deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. To make #CSforCA a reality, we need to focus attention on underserved populations and under-resourced schools. Learn more about the equity gaps: http://bit.ly/CSinSchools @CSforCApic.twitter.com/MUwzGDcyDF
State launches $50M program for school-based mental health
The California State Legislature is calling on local school districts to come up with new ways to fill big gaps in mental health care for children and teens.
Free tuition and textbooks: A new promise for eligible Foothill College studentshttps://www.mv-voice.com/news/2019/07/30/foothill-to-expand-free-tuition-program?fbclid=IwAR24Hnfcro_wr9081mx-2vfeWia1g2jJP-qgtYnz80RuMX-Igic8Pg7znV8#.XUCppRWmecs.twitter … Free tuition and textbooks: A new promise for eligible Foothill College students Foothill College has expanded its Foothill College Promise, a program that offers two years of free tuition and textbooks for students, regardless of their income ...
Learning is a Process, Not an Event
If our vision for students is learner-centered, then our teacher development must be learner-centered, too. Katie Martin shares the key tenets of professional learning at Altitude Learning. See how our approach focuses on relevant and meaningful professional development that paves the way for a culture of learning that spans from adults to the youngest learners in a community.
Stanford defends its lawsuit against the county over housing requirements – San Jose Community NETWORK
BY JEN NOWELL Daily Post Correspondent Stanford is fighting back against Santa Clara County’s motion to dismiss the university’s lawsuit challenging an ordinance forcing the school to build a certa…
FIRST 5 Santa Clara County
A new report by the @EconomicPolicy Institute finds California’s #earlyeducators are six times as likely as K–12 teachers to live in poverty.https://www.kqed.org/news/11762764/report-california-parents-cant-afford-to-pay-more-for-child-care-workers-cant-make-a-living … Report: California Parents Can't Afford to Pay More for Child Care – Workers Can't Make a Living California's early childhood care and education system is drastically underfunded, and child care workers are carrying the burden,...
In CA, there significant racial & geographic disparities for many education indicators, including 8th-grade math proficiency, college math course readiness and high school graduation rates. Learn more from the #CAKidsScorecard: https://scorecard.childrennow.org/
Students Develop Award-Winning App That Streamlines U.S. Air Force Training
A suite of mobile learning tools is capturing the attention of U.S. military officials. An interdisciplinary team of Stanford graduate students is developing an app to improve training for U.S. military personnel. The technology — originally created to help sports teams train athletes more quickly and efficiently — is receiving rave reviews from military leaders and recently garnered the top prize at the U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco. Andrew...
Haas School of Bus.
Haas ranks #9 on the 2019 U.S. News list of the country's top MBA programs for marketing! (tied with University of Chicago's Booth School of Business) #proud https://haas.org/3093jIE
“As president of the University of California, I absolutely believe college is worth it. The numbers show that individuals with college degrees tend to make more money over the course of their working lives.”—UC Pres. Napolitano in an interview with @the74 https://t.co/Jhs6f2C4Wi https://twitter.com/UofCalifornia/status/1147226151749902336
The 74 Interview: University of California President and Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet...
“As president of the University of California, I absolutely believe college is worth it. The numbers show that individuals with college degrees tend to make more money over the course of their working lives.”—UC Pres. Napolitano in an interview with @the74https://bit.ly/2xddMpZ The 74 Interview: University of California President and Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet... See previous 74 interviews:Education Secretary Betsy DeVos outlines her school choice philosophy, former North Caroli...
The 74 Interview: University of California President and Former Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano on DACA, Title IX and the Value of College
See previous 74 interviews:Education Secretary Betsy DeVos outlines her school choice philosophy, former North Carolina governor Bev Perdue discusses the 21st century workforce, Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers looks at putting the brakes on private school choice, and presidential candidate Cory Booker talks about the success of Newark’s school reforms. Sign up for The 74 Newsletter. Is the high price tag of college worth it? In the United States, roughly 43 million people have outstanding student l...
Friday, August 9th, 2019 NetApp, Sunnyvale 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EVENT DESCRIPTION The Future We Are Building: A Diverse, Inclusive Workforce Healthy Communities Human-centric Technology Smart Education Policy Join 400 leaders from business, education and the public sector for Silicon Valley’s premier education and talent development conference. Through TED-style talks and interactive workshops, participants at the Silicon Valley Leadership Group Education Summit will explore how to better se...
New handbook promotes schools as an ideal setting for violence prevention
24 June 2019 ¦ GENEVA / KAMPALA Each year up to 1 billion children experience some form of physical, sexual or psychological violence or neglect. Being a victim of violence in childhood can damage children’s physical and mental health and affect their whole lives. A new resource - School-based violence prevention: a practical handbook – recognizes the potential of schools as an important setting for facilitating violence prevention efforts. Data from the WHO Global school-based student health...
Omega Nu awards scholarships to 27 students | Name dropping
Omega Nu of Santa Cruz awarded college scholarships to 27 students from Santa Cruz County schools during a scholarship reception at Harvey West Park Clubhouse on May 28. The scholarships benefit high school seniors who will attend public California universities or colleges and are based on both financial need and scholastic achievement. This year $83,000 was awarded to both new and renewal scholarships. The 27 scholarships were awarded to Abigail Carmona, Mia Chaney, Emely Choto-Cruz, Melina ...
New data: Across the board, teachers in the Bay Area are struggling to pay their rent
Public school teachers in San Jose, Santa Cruz and San Francisco routinely need to stretch their budgets to cover their rent — in some cases, spending as much as 90 percent of their paycheck on housing alone, according to a new analysis from.. • Business • One News Page: Wednesday, 19 June 2019
Free Cyber Camp | Foothill College - Foothill College
Community colleges like Foothill College are training for such Cyber National Guard w/ our #cybersecurity program. And we are also preparing them early!https://foothill.edu/camps/cyber.html … Free Cyber Camp | Foothill College - Foothill College foothill.edu
Concerns over Stanford University expansion plans; Santa Clara County wants additional housing
STANFORD, Calif. (KGO) -- Stanford University's plans to expand its campus could come to a halt if it can't agree with the county over the amount of additional housing that it needs to build to help accommodate that growth.University officials submitted an application for a general use permit in November 2016. It is one of the largest projects to ever be considered by Santa Clara County."If you live anywhere near here, this is going to be affecting your traffic, this is going to be affecting ...
Alum Rock school district staff and board violated state law
A state audit of the troubled Alum Rock district found numerous problems with transparency, financial interest disclosures and construction project oversight.
California Teachers Association
Nearly every teacher in the Cambrian school district turned out for one of the final board meetings of the school year calling for a living wage for educators. https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Cambrian-School-District-Teachers-Latest-to-Push-for-Raise-510055331.html … #OurVoiceAtTheTable #WeAreCTA Cambrian School District Teachers Latest to Push for Raise Teachers at the Cambrian School District in San Jose are the latest to push for pay raises. Nearly every teacher in the district turne...
America's Best Value Colleges 2019
Forbes' America's Best Value Colleges 2019 list is the definitive guide for those looking for an excellent return on one of the most important investments of their lives.
San Jose State University
SJSU again made @Forbes list of America’s Best Value Colleges. The university moved up from #55 on the list in 2018 to #40 this year. #SJSU ranked #13 best value in California. #SpartanUp Read more: http://go.sjsu.edu/ForbesBestValue pic.twitter.com/zC9GRSoEj3
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