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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Teachers and administrators in East Palo Alto are preparing for a national initiative that leave curriculum planning to individual school districts, but provides a set of universal standards.
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.