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.
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.
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.
The high school plans to replace antiquated gyms with state-of-the-art facilities by August 2015. Officials are making arrangements to mitigate disruption to student activities during construction.
This was not your typical middle school fundraiser: wrestlers demonstrated their moves to raise money for the Santa Clara Schools Foundation and to help the city’s bid to host WrestleMania 2015.