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2013-14 Budget signed

Governor Brown signed a balanced, on-time budget Thursday that directs additional resources to California’s neediest students and continues the implementation of federal health care reform, while continuing to pay down debt and build a significant reserve to prepare for future uncertainties. The budget is projected to provide long-term fiscal balance with operating surpluses. “California’s finances…

President of Citrus Community College district board of trustees elected to state board of directors
Education

President of Citrus Community College district board of trustees elected to state board of directors

Mrs. Susan M. Keith, president of the Citrus Community College District Board of Trustees, was recently elected to the California Community College Trustees Board of Directors (CCCT). The CCCT is a nonprofit, public benefit corporation whose voluntary membership consists of the 72 community college districts in California. Keith, who represents Claremont and portions of Pomona…

Education

State schools chief Tom Torlakson announces California’s National Youth Science Camp delegates

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that Arashpreet Kaur Gill, a senior at Tracy High School in Tracy (San Joaquin County), and Veronica Alissa Rivera, a senior at Claremont High School in Claremont (Los Angeles County) have been selected as California’s 2013 National Youth Science Camp delegates. “As a science teacher, it’s…

Education

Hernández’s bill to improve financial literacy in schools approved by assembly education committee

The Assembly Education Committee on bi-partisan support approved AB 166 authored by Assemblymember Roger Hernández (D-West Covina). The bill would improve financial literacy instruction in high schools statewide. “The growing negative effects of financial illiteracy, such as the housing mortgage crisis and a low national savings rate, have spurred the need for financial literacy education….

Adult film star Jessica Drake speaks to students at PCC
Education

Adult film star Jessica Drake speaks to students at PCC

Despite administrative controversy, PCC’s ‘navigating pornography’ class continues It was standing room only as sexual wellness authority educator Jessica Drake filled a classroom to capacity at Pasadena City College Thursday afternoon as part of Dr. Hugo Schwyzer’s “Navigating Pornography.” The class administrators blushingly refer to as Humanities. Drake’s appearance follows the recent appearance by porn…

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