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  • More Latino than white students in California have been offered admission to the state's premier public universities for the first time.
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u.c., california, education
  • The Central High School concert band got a hero's welcome after receiving top awards at a music festival.
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fresno, fresno county, fresno west central, education
  • 041414-kfsn-4pm-fusd-negotiations-vid
  • The FUSD and FTA may move into a fact-finding investigation after nearly 10 months of negotiations.
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fresno unified school district, fresno, fresno county, education
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  • Clovis Unified students had a chance to learn more about professional career choices on Friday.
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clovis unified school district, clovis, fresno county, education, dale yurong
  • central unified registration
  • For the first time this fall, Central Unified School District is offering paperless registration, allowing parents to complete enrollment online.
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education, linda mumma
  • 040714-kfsn-fusd-tablet-testing
  • Valley schools are beginning field tests for the new common core standards, and the exams will change how students are evaluated.
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fresno unified school district, fresno, fresno county, education, linda mumma
  • 140328_KFSN_4PM_StudentCharacter
  • Student teachers who attended a conference on Friday learned how they can add character education to the curriculum.
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fresno state, fresno, fresno northeast, fresno county, education, gaby rodriguez
  • Student Career
  • High school students from across the Valley got a chance to size up their technical skills outside the classroom.
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education, amanda venegas
  • Cesar Chavez
  • On Wednesday Fresno State held its 18th annual Cesar Chavez garlanding ceremony.
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fresno state, fresno, fresno county, education, dale yurong
  • Inspiring the next generation of leaders
  • The Fresno County Office of Education kicked off its Servant Leadership Academy, with the goal of inspiring the next generation of leaders.
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education, amanda venegas
  • 140324_KFSN_4PM_UCMDocAcademy
  • Fresno County students got a chance to meet with aspiring health professionals to pick their brains about what they do.
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u.c. merced, merced, merced county, fresno, fresno county, education
  • 140324_KFSN_5PM_ObservationPreschool
  • More than 15 preschoolers celebrated the opening of a one-of-a-kind classroom at Central Unified School District on Monday.
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fresno county, education, linda mumma
  • 140321_KFSN_430PM_MtWhitneyIDScan
  • Mt. Whitney High School in Visalia is using an app to track tardies and hold students accountable for their behavior.
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smart phone, visalia, tulare county, education, linda mumma
  • Gary Sconce
  • Families in the foothills are reacting to news of a high school science teacher with plans to unveil his new gender identity.
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madera county, oakhurst, madera, education, linda mumma
  • Fresno State launches Good Samaritan Fund
  • Thanks to a new initiative started by Fresno State President Dr. Joseph Castro, students may be spared the burden of an unexpected financial setback.
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fresno state, fresno, fresno county, education, linda mumma
  • Education job fair in Visalia
  • After years of cut backs, some Valley school districts are expanding. Visalia Unified is looking to fill 150 teaching positions.
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visalia, tulare county, education, amanda venegas
  • 140310_KFSN_11PM_TruancyBills
  • California's attorney general is proposing several bills to track student truancy in hopes of increasing the graduation rate.
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california, education, anthony pura
  • 140307_KFSN_5PM_StemProgramAndGirls
  • Nearly 200 girls from Valley high schools gathered to learn about careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
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employment, clovis, fresno county, central valley, education, linda mumma
  • 140307_KFSN_430PM_MaderaRobotics
  • Dozens of students are heading to Madera South High School to take part in the Regional Robotics Competition.
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madera, madera county, education, amanda venegas
  • Buchanan High percussionist to play at Carnegie Hall
  • A young Valley musician will play at Carnegie Hall in New York this summer.
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fresno, fresno county, clovis, new york city, music, good news, education, linda mumma
  • 140301_KFSN_6PM_SCCCDChancellorDismissal
  • Supporters of State Center Community College District Chancellor Deborah Blue spoke out on her behalf at a meeting on Saturday.
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fresno city college, fresno, fresno county, central valley, education, anthony pura
  • Thousands of Valley students get a taste of the arts
  • Many students in the Central Valley often aren't exposed to ballet until well after they graduate high school.
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fresno, fresno county, education, linda mumma
  • FUSD stops contract negotiations with FTA
  • The Fresno Unified School District has reached an impasse in contract negotiations with the Fresno Teachers Association.
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fresno unified school district, fresno, education, mariana jacob
  • StudentPhilharmonic
  • Fourth grade students from both Fresno and Central Unified School Districts got to perform with the Fresno Philharmonic.
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music, fresno unified school district, fresno, education, gaby rodriguez
  • Hundreds of companies attend Fresno State job fair
  • For the first time in years Fresno State filled its Satellite Student Union with more than 100 companies from around the U.S.
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education, linda mumma
  • Ag Cuts
  • Governor Brown's budget proposal eliminates the Agricultural Education Incentive Grant.
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atwater, merced county, ag program, education, sara sandrik
  • NASA education outreach program
  • The online chat was made possible through a NASA education outreach program.
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education, anthony pura
  • Career Technical Education
  • Career technical education is a becoming more and more popular in the Valley.
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education, amanda venegas
  • FUSD teachers protest contract proposal on Black Monday
  • Fresno Unified's teacher union has argued for months over a contract offer it believes does very little for classroom employees.
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fresno unified school district, education, linda mumma
  • Bullard Talent to perform Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
  • Bullard Talent students are using their imagination, voices, and lots of chocolate to bring the performance to life.
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education, amanda venegas
  • CUSDSpectrum
  • Visiting countries like France and Mexico may not be a realistic field trip. But some Clovis Unified students are getting to experience the culture and food at their school.
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education, amanda venegas
  • Buchanan High School's Leadership program invites the community to participate in the 14th Annual Matt Mueller Memorial Blood Drive, named for BHS' first activities director and originator of the blood drive who passed away in September 2000
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clovis, fresno county, charity, education
  • Fresno State Debate Team
  • Fresno State is known for its competitive football, baseball and basketball teams, but there's another group on campus taking schools by surprise.
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education, linda mumma
  • CUSD Shorts
  • Unseasonably warm weather this winter has prompted a valley school district to take a second look at it's dress code.
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clovis, fresno county, clovis unified school district, education, linda mumma
  • Flu Schools
  • Twelve people in the Valley are confirmed dead from the flu. Health officials are now making changes to try and keep the virus from spreading.
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fresno state, flu, h1n1, education, stephanie stone
  • Fog delays school for nearly a dozen Valley campuses
  • Despite unseasonably dry conditions this winter, fog made a comeback in parts of the Valley, Tuesday morning, and poor visibility on the roads made for delays at nearly a dozen Valley campuses.
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fog, education, linda mumma
  • Fresno State President begins ?new era on campus with investment in tablets
  • More money, more students and new plans to increase technology on campus; Those were among some of the highlights of President Joseph Castro's speech on Monday
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fresno, fresno county, fresno state, education, linda mumma
  • Local Historian uncovers rich history of Pinedale
  • Bringing history to life! A local historian visited a Valley school to spread his knowledge of the area to children and educators say it's building a sense of pride in the community.
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pinedale, fresno county, fresno, education, linda mumma
  • Push to speed up UC Merced Medical School launch
  • It's no secret Central California has a shortage of doctors, but now one state senator from the North Valley is trying to change that.
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education, sara sandrik
  • Fresno State student wins Clinton Global Initiative
  • A 20-year-old Fresno State student is turning his passion into reality and his idea is getting him international recognition.
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education, stephanie stone
  • VUSD Land Purchase
  • School officials in Visalia are making way for an influx of students by building three new schools.
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visalia, tulare county, education, jessica peres
  • Keeping kids busy while on winter break
  • Action News has the ways you can keep your children engaged in learning while on winter break.
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education, linda mumma
  • Fresno State program get students interested in STEM classes
  • Fresno State professors say science does not have to be boring. The university is working to reform education in the high demand field.
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education, linda mumma
  • Proposition 30 allows Parlier students to get iPad Airs
  • Inside a crammed Parlier auditorium students waited anxiously. Many students don't have a computer so the thought of taking an iPad Air home seemed, unbelievable.
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parlier, education, mariana jacob
  • National Report Card shows FUSD students are improving nationally
  • According to federal test results released Wednesday, Fresno Unified Students are improving nationally but still fall behind their peers when it comes to reading and math.
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fresno unified school district, fresno, fresno county, education, linda mumma
  • Valley schools prepare for new California transgender law
  • When students return from winter break, a new state transgender law is scheduled go into effect and school leaders are training teachers on how to comply.
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education, mariana jacob
  • FUSD Funds
  • Major California school districts are concerned about being short-changed millions of dollars in funding for low income students.
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fresno unified school district, clovis unified school district, education, linda mumma
  • Fresno State experienced a power outage that left many people in the dark and cold, forcing all night classes to be cancelled.
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fresno state, power outage, fresno, fresno county, education
  • Pacheco High School founding principal loses battle with cancer
  • A Los Banos school is mourning the loss of its founding principal, who lost his battle with cancer during the Thanksgiving break.
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los banos, south valley, education, sara sandrik
  • McLane HS students? art to be shown across the state
  • Art Students at McLane High School spent Friday afternoon working to finish a massive art project stretching over 16 months.
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fresno unified school district, good news, fresno, education, anthony pura