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Del Mar School’s Therapy Dog Comforts Firefighters

Del Mar School’s Therapy Dog Comforts Firefighters

While the tall black Poodle might come across as a school mascot, Winston students know she’s all about work.
Torrey Pines High School Senior Headed to College with Don Diego Scholarships

Torrey Pines High School Senior Headed to College with Don Diego Scholarships

A total of 13 county students earned scholarships from the foundation.
Canyon Crest Academy Student Wins $250K in Science Prizes

Canyon Crest Academy Student Wins $250K in Science Prizes

Eric Chen's project combines supercomputer modeling with experimental research to speed up the discovery of influenza virus inhibitors.
Did You Attend the 1964 MLK Jr. Speech at SDSU?

Did You Attend the 1964 MLK Jr. Speech at SDSU?

Seth Mallios, chairman of the SDSU Anthropology Department and the school's historian, is hoping to collect both memories and memorabilia from the talk nearly 50 years ago.
County Grand Jury Report Looks at Improving School Security

County Grand Jury Report Looks at Improving School Security

The report stresses that physical barriers and even armed guards do not necessarily prevent school violence, and those measures should be viewed as a supplement to, but not a substitute for,
North County Teen Wins $100K Intel Foundation Award for Drug to Treat Influenza

North County Teen Wins $100K Intel Foundation Award for Drug to Treat Influenza

Eric S. Chen's research focuses on the potential of a new drug to treat influenza.
San Diego Researcher Explains Why We Trash-Talk Opponents

San Diego Researcher Explains Why We Trash-Talk Opponents

Researchers led by UC San Diego behavioral economist Uri Gneezy have shown that competitors tend to deliberately anger their opponents when it will give them an advantage.
Pertusis Cases in San Diego County Doubled in 2013

Pertusis Cases in San Diego County Doubled in 2013

The news is not all bad. The numbers were still lower when compared to the epidemic year, officials said.
San Diego Lawmaker Wants Community Colleges To Award 4-Year Degrees

San Diego Lawmaker Wants Community Colleges To Award 4-Year Degrees

Recommendations are being made for CA junior colleges, such as Grossmont College, to be allowed to award four-year degrees in vocational majors.
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
Six Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed in SD County

Six Whooping Cough Cases Confirmed in SD County

Of the six documented cases, one of them is in the Carmel Valley.
Hundreds of Students to Descend on Carmel Valley

Hundreds of Students to Descend on Carmel Valley

TEDxYouth@SanDIego is non-profit, independently organized event led by area business leaders and educators who partner with a 45-student organizing team.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.