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Joann Rossi Named Contra Costa County Office of Education 'Teacher of Year'

Joann Rossi Named Contra Costa County Office of Education 'Teacher of Year'

She devotes herself to children with vision, hearing, orthopedic challenges or other developmental disabilities.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

How to Get Stanford University on Your Resume in a Weekend

No fudging—you can show potential employers that you’re serious about leadership skills and staying ahead of the curve.
Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

Staples Offers Teacher Discounts This Weekend

It is "Teacher Appreciation Event" from Aug. 1-3 at all stores, including Concord and Pleasant Hill.
Four East Bay Students In 'World Pitch' Finals for Their Stress-Buster App

Four East Bay Students In 'World Pitch' Finals for Their Stress-Buster App

The four high-schoolers from Concord and Walnut Creek are competing against seven teams from around the world for $10,000 on Wednesday in Silicon Valley.
Big Oops! 400 Students in Pleasanton Must Retake AP Tests Due To Seating 'Irregularity'

Big Oops! 400 Students in Pleasanton Must Retake AP Tests Due To Seating 'Irregularity'

The College Board will invalidate test scores after an investigation found that students who took their tests in two portable classrooms were not seated five feet apart and were not all faci
Central San Honors Concord Student Scientist

Central San Honors Concord Student Scientist

Robin Joseph, a De La Salle sophomore, earned Excellence in Water Research Award.
Need Creativity Boost? Follow In Steve Jobs' & Mark Zuckerberg's Footsteps

Need Creativity Boost? Follow In Steve Jobs' & Mark Zuckerberg's Footsteps

New Stanford study says walking fuels inspiration.
De La Salle Hosts 'Suicide Prevention' Run In Honor Of Former Classmate

De La Salle Hosts 'Suicide Prevention' Run In Honor Of Former Classmate

“Run For (Your) Life!” will be held at the Concord school's football/track stadium.
Concord Schoolkids Score With LeapFrog Donations!

Concord Schoolkids Score With LeapFrog Donations!

City's recycling-theft specialist deserves the credit for coordinating the donations. Monte Gardens students receive the learning materials today -- Thursday -- in a school assembly.
Fundraising Dinner Set for Concord Debate Stars

Fundraising Dinner Set for Concord Debate Stars

Several local kids will be competing at the national level in Chicago. The Concord fundraiser in April will hopefully help defray their travel costs.