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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.
New Technology High School Unveils 'Center for Excellence'

New Technology High School Unveils 'Center for Excellence'

The new space at the Napa school was designed by Steelcase Education.
Schools Are Back in Session - Drivers Advised to BE AWARE

Schools Are Back in Session - Drivers Advised to BE AWARE

There will be more kids and cars in concentrated areas.
Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Stanford Study: Chronic Pain Crushes Your Mojo

Mice suffering chronic pain undergo a change in brain circuitry that makes them less willing to work for a reward.
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.
Virtual School Names Site Administrator

Virtual School Names Site Administrator

Leslie Dombek previously taught the Program for All Children to Excel (PACE) math and Language Arts remediation program.
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 Napa store.
Congrats, Mr. Abboud! Napa New Tech High Teacher Wins National Award for Innovative Exerience

Congrats, Mr. Abboud! Napa New Tech High Teacher Wins National Award for Innovative Exerience

New Tech Network annually gives the “Best in Network” award to a teacher who exemplifies the goal of: "Building Bridges in Local and Global Communities by Providing Authentic Learning Ex
Mom Threatens to Sue School District Over Alleged Bullying

Mom Threatens to Sue School District Over Alleged Bullying

Claims harassment of her special needs daughter was ignored.
Tips for Keeping Teens Safe this Graduation Season

Tips for Keeping Teens Safe this Graduation Season

Traffic accidents are the No. 1 killer of American teenagers, according to a report by the General Motors Foundation.
UPDATE: Napa High Closes Due To Chlorine Smell in Pool; Tuesday's Downed Power Lines to Blame

UPDATE: Napa High Closes Due To Chlorine Smell in Pool; Tuesday's Downed Power Lines to Blame

Patch reader reports nearby Valley Oak High also closed for the day.
Napa's 1st Tech Challenge Wraps: Schoolkids 'Harnessed Wind' in Saturday Competition

Napa's 1st Tech Challenge Wraps: Schoolkids 'Harnessed Wind' in Saturday Competition

Thanks to River Middle dad David Keaney, who brought the challenge to Napa!