The San Juan Unified School District has set a community meeting for 6:30 p.m. Wednesdayto discuss the fate of the aging Sylvan Middle School in Citrus Heights and how a closure may affect other schools in the district.

Instead of simply opposing school bonds they don’t like, representatives from the Sacramento Taxpayers Association have been meeting with Sacramento County school districts since early summer to collaborate on them.
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At C.K. McClatchy High School, an ad hoc colectiva is exploring ways to encourage minority students to return to teach – a grow-your-own approach to adding greater diversity to the faculty.
An otherwise quiet school board election in the Natomas Unified School District took a bizarre turn this week when a letter from the district chastising one of the candidates for using obscene language on school campuses became public.
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The gathering in the Valley High School library Wednesday to welcome Elk Grove Unified’s new superintendent, Christopher Hoffman, had the feel of a homecoming rally.
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The University of California Board of Regents on Thursday approved average 16 percent raises for four chancellors and hired a fifth at a 24 percent increase, amid discussions about increasing compensation across the board for its 10 campus leaders.
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Anxiety can be like a Chinese finger trap. Try to break free with panicky pulls and it’ll just get worse. But approach it with a calm mind and a bit of patience and you’ll be out in no time.
The University of California, Davis announced today that it is expanding its long-standing partnership with the Chilean government with the creation of a $12 million life science center.

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