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Ohlone College's High Credit Ratings Result in Taxpayer Savings

Ohlone College's High Credit Ratings Result in Taxpayer Savings

The District received some of the highest ratings given to any public agency in the state of California.
CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

More than 6,000 people are affected.
Chevron's 'Fuel Your School' Program Returns to Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

Chevron's 'Fuel Your School' Program Returns to Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

Innovative Collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $1 million for local public school teachers and students.
Newark Teacher Reprimanded But Not Fired After Sending Threatening Tweets About Students

Newark Teacher Reprimanded But Not Fired After Sending Threatening Tweets About Students

The Twitter account for Krista Hodges has since been deleted. What do you think about the Tweets?
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.
Food Service Program to Feed Newark Students During Summer Break

Food Service Program to Feed Newark Students During Summer Break

The program is being offered at several locations in Newark.
Alameda County Opens Poetry Competition

Alameda County Opens Poetry Competition

Students in Newark are invited to participate.
Newark Superintendent Sets Record Straight About Booster Club Lawsuit

Newark Superintendent Sets Record Straight About Booster Club Lawsuit

A fundraising organization for Newark Memorial High School is losing money after a local mom filed a lawsuit against it. Patch checks the facts.
Lawsuit Against High School Booster Club Draining Athletic Department

Lawsuit Against High School Booster Club Draining Athletic Department

A disagreement between two Newark moms causes thousands of dollars to be spent on litigation. Patch fact checked the claims.
Newark Memorial High School Students Roar

Newark Memorial High School Students Roar

The Shooting Stars dance performance featured students enrolled in the special education program.
Common Core and More!

Common Core and More!

An explanation of the new Common Core Standards for kindergarten through 12th grade public schools.
Newark Memorial High School Students To Visit Ivy League Colleges

Newark Memorial High School Students To Visit Ivy League Colleges

Guidance Counselor Sonia Torres is empowering students to visit academic institutions that provide top-tier intellectual resources.
School District To Sell Ruschin Elementary School Buildings

School District To Sell Ruschin Elementary School Buildings

Space occupied by Morning Star Church.
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.
Newark Unified To Target Truancy

Newark Unified To Target Truancy

Superintendent says state prison officials use third grade truancy rates to plan for future capacity needs.
Enrollment in Newark’s Public Schools Decreasing

Enrollment in Newark’s Public Schools Decreasing

Projections show enrollment will continue to decrease.