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Up with Education: A workshop for Latino Families to apply for scholarships


By Mayra Barrios

(bw) STOCKTON, CA – The San Joaquin County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SJCHCC), in partnership with the University of the Pacific and other community organizations, hosted the 9th Annual Student Financial Aid and College Awareness Workshop during the morning of Sunday, January 29th at the A.G. Spanos Hall at University of the Pacific in Stockton.

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Opinion: Art and Education






Sarah Lippincott, BFA

K-12 classrooms are often in the center of a debate on trimming the budget through cutting the arts. Should we keep art classes, teachers, and the supplies that tag along with it? Could the funding better serve the students and community through Math, Science, English and other topics of interest?

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A lesson worth a lifetime: Grammar School Students learn about finances

credit union teaches students financial

By Mayra Barrios

(bw) Stockton, CA — A Community Credit Union in partnership with Junior Achievement held its 2nd annual free Financial Camp for 3rd-5th grades on Tuesday, September 27th. 
Through interactive activities kids learned the importance of earning, spending, sharing and saving money.

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Wolk Honors Four Local Women

Senator Wolk with honoree Mercedes Rea Silveira-Gouveia

SACRAMENTO—In celebration of Women’s History Month, Senator Lois Wolk (D-Davis) honored four San Joaquin County women as the 5th Senate District’s 2011 Women of the Year at a ceremony at her district office in Stockton.  Continue reading


SJCOE via Bilingual Weekly News        


Official seal of County of San Joaquin

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San Joaquin County, CA – The twenty-fifth annual San Joaquin County Science Olympiad Competition for grades 3-6 was held at Ronald McNair High School on Saturday, April 2. Thirty-five schools and fifty-nine teams from across the county participated in twenty-four different science events throughout the one-day competition. Top scoring students and teams received medals, plaques, and grants in addition to participation zipper pulls. Continue reading

Carl Toliver: between fiscal balance and academic performace

When Carl Toliver was called back to lead Stockton Unified School District (SUSD) last year as he faced more than one large and looming problem after another. A diminishing administration battered by politics and ineffective leadership, distrustful labor unions working under the constant fear of layoffs, continually reducing budgets, and stubbornly low student academic performance. Continue reading

Teacher awards’ nomination approaches deadline

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

Your mathematics or science high school teacher will have the opportunity to receive $5,000 … if someone nominates him or her by 5 p.m., January 27, 2011. Continue reading

SJBFA: re-Building a future


Stockton, CA / Jacqueline Ratto
Special to Bilingual Weekly

On January 12, San Joaquin County Office of Education proudly presented a brand new charter school to the community: San Joaquin Building Futures Academy, during its open house and Greater Stockton Chamber of Commerce ribbon cutting ceremony. Continue reading

Why we should have a DREAM

By John Solis / Special to Bilingual Weekly

DREAM Act vigil in Stockton

If we are to remain competitive in the world’s economy, we have to provide the educational opportunity to all our bright students. The immigrant student that have been raised here and educated here will remain here. They do not know any other place, but where they live. This is their home. And they will forever remain members of our society. We cannot afford to throw away any bright student who wished to pursue an education. Continue reading

Torlakson: Back to a school job?

 Stockton, CA/Bilingual Weekly
Tom Torlakson is a California assemblyman who’s now running for the position of State Superintendent of Public Education, the highest education post in California.

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SUSD candidates


Stockton Unified School District Logo

Stockton Unified School District


Still navigating through murky waters, still lagging in academic achievement and with a new, staggering budget deficit, the Stockton Unified School District is about to Continue reading

I Know of Migrant Kids


Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly

He started as a kindergarten teacher back in 1974. Now Larry Aceves is vying to be California’s top education boss. Continue reading

Gold and Chocolate at the Mile

Stockton, CA / Bilingual Weekly
The gold and chocolate filled Stockton’s Miracle Mile on the afternoon of Friday, September 17, 2010.
Under the theme “Douse the Flames” —in reference to an upcoming game against Lodi Continue reading

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