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Read the report UC Davis officials filed after Switzerland trip

After visiting Nestlé headquarters in Switzerland at the request of UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi, university officials envisioned a campus control center with large video screens displaying tweets and social media likes and comments about UC Davis that would monitor the school’s online reputation, according to a report provided to The Sacramento Bee on Thursday.

Capitol Alert

California lawmakers punt once again on teacher tenure

Opposed by both the state’s powerful teachers unions and the education overhaul groups they are frequently at odds with – a sight so unusual it was noted by committee members – a bill to change how California schools retain and fire teachers fell short in its first legislative vote Wednesday.

Education

California rejects federal grant to collect data on Asian, Pacific Islander students

More than half the California delegation is pressuring the California Department of Education state superintendent of public instruction to use federal grant money to collect additional data on Asian-American and Pacific Islander students. But the department doesn’t want to comply with the request. That is something that Rep. Judy Chu, the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus chairwoman, is not willing to accept.

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Formerly homeless women graduate from Women's Empowerment

Formerly homeless women graduate from Women's Empowerment, a Sacramento nonprofit that provides an intensive and successful job-training program.
Autumn Payne The Sacramento Bee
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