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Financial Problems May Lie Ahead for Ramona City Unified

Financial Problems May Lie Ahead for Ramona City Unified

Ramona City Unified School District is just one of a handful of school districts in the county reporting financial distress.
Ramona High School Senior Headed to College with Don Diego Scholarship

Ramona High School Senior Headed to College with Don Diego Scholarship

A total of 13 county students earned scholarships from the foundation.
East County Student Survives Deadly Bus Crash

East County Student Survives Deadly Bus Crash

More than three dozen students from four Southern California counties were en route to tour Humboldt State University when the bus collided with a big rig on Interstate 5 near the town of Or
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,
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.
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.
Ramona Students Take Part in Day of Dance at Grossmont College

Ramona Students Take Part in Day of Dance at Grossmont College

A chance for local students to familiarize themselves with the wide range of opportunities for aspiring dancers.
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.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
California Releases New Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

California Releases New Form Required to Avoid School Vaccinations

To exempt a child from required vaccinations, a parent and a doctor must sign the new Personal Belief Exemption form under a state law that takes effect Jan. 1.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.