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Is Competency-Based Learning The Future Of Education?

The traditional approach to formal education ties students to classrooms. Competency-based education programs grant credentials based on what a student knows.

10/13/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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Top STEM High Schools In The Country & How They Are Making A Difference

With their rigorous curricula, highly trained teachers and multiple resources, these schools produce better results than traditional high schools in graduating students with STEM skills.

09/15/2014

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Back To School Study Tips For Teens

Help your kids make the most of their time when they head back to school with these 5 study tips.

07/21/2014

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Study: Too Much Homework Can Make Children Sick

According to a recent study, students are doing more than three hours of homework per night; and it is making the child sick.

03/22/2014

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UPDATED: Transgender Rights Referendum Reaches Next Step

California election officials say a spot check has prompted further review of signatures for a proposed ballot referendum aimed at repealing the state’s new transgender student law.

01/08/2014

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Group: Calif. Transgender Law Repeal Will Qualify

Opponents of a new California law that gives transgender students certain rights said Sunday that they had collected enough signatures for an initiative that would repeal the law.

11/10/2013

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Modesto High School Coach Honored Days After His Sudden Death

Big Valley Christian’s head coach, Larry Shimel, died on Wednesday. He coached the team since the program started at the school nine years ago.

09/27/2013

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Joe Davidson Talks High School Football With Jason Ross

Joe Davidson talked to Jason Ross about the high school football season in northern California and what the local match ups look like this weekend. With Oak Ridge, Grant, and many other ranked teams playing […]

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The Grant Napear Show – September 20, 2013

Jason Ross filled in on The Grant Napear Show while Grant was on his way back from New York and the NBA meetings he was attending. San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker, Aldon Smith, was a […]

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Proponents Worry Transgender Law May Bring Bullies Out Of The Woodwork

Some of Dr. Jenny Cartinella’s clients are transgender youth. She’s concerned the law is going to place an even brighter spotlight on transgender kids, forcing more school bullies out of the woodwork.

08/13/2013

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Preparing Your Child: Grade School to High School

A guidance counselor and a College Options coordinator offer advice to parents on how to address your teen’s concerns about moving from grade school to high school.

07/22/2013

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