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[29 Oct 2014 | Comments Off | ]
East Palo Alto schools exploring most expansive upgrades in decades The Ravenswood City School District is proposing spending more than $133 million on repairing and expanding East Palo Alto’s schools, the most major upgrades since 1945.

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[28 Jul 2014 | Comments Off | ]
STEM from the humanities: How visual arts, empathy and storytelling fuel innovation This video series explores how the humanities are not fading but evolving. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are the engine of the future, but the humanities are the oil.

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[21 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Paly students use humor to create engaging sustainability video From catching a teacher eating in front of an open refrigerator to probing a coach who forgot to cover the swimming pool, photography students use humorous situations to explore energy conservation.

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[20 May 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Volunteers spruce up Palo Alto’s El Carmelo Elementary School On May 17 and 18, Beautiful Day — an organization that puts on community service events in Santa Clara County — partnered with El Carmelo Elementary in Palo Alto for a weekend of cleanup and remodeling.

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[24 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Acclaimed tennis and tutoring program for East Palo Alto youth focuses on parental involvement East Palo Alto Tennis and Tutoring ushers low-income kids from the tennis courts to the classroom. The program’s focus on parents comes as the Ravenswood City School District has major changes.

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[27 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Ravenswood City School District to receive funding boost The district is working to identify their educational priorities as it prepares to receive an influx of cash and increased control over allocation of the money under California’s new K-12 school funding formula.

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[24 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Palo Alto’s push to green schools bears fruit The school district is uprooting sprinkler-reliant lawns, implementing composting and recycling and adopting more energy conscious habits in its push to reduce its carbon footprint and save money.

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[13 Feb 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Educational toy manufacturer LeapFrog posts disappointing fourth quarter earnings The Emeryville-based toymaker reported that the company’s consolidated net sales were down 5 percent, U.S. segment net sales were down 9 percent and net income per diluted share was down 4 percent.

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[14 Jan 2014 | Comments Off | ]
Ohlone Elementary Principal Bill Overton believes in ‘life skills curriculum’ for students For Ohlone Elementary School’s principal Bill Overton, life is a classroom. He believes in a supplementary “life skills curriculum” that includes walking in people’s shoes–literally.