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Community Engagement for Healthy Families

Family and community engagement greatly increases the likelihood that students will learn and thrive. Students are more prepared for school, more likely to achieve, and more likely to graduate when they are supported by schools, families, and communities working together in a coordinated manner. Schools will be more effective at engaging families and communities when
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Report calls for One Million More Skilled Workers

The California Economic Summit (Summit) released its 2016 Roadmap to Shared Prosperity today, highlighting a set of ambitious goals—the One Million Challenges—that will be vital to expanding sustainable economic growth in every part of California. The updated 2016 report identified workforce development as one of the three essential areas where progress must be accelerated for
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Free Education Hackathon / San Mateo Event Center

High school students are invited to apply for the “World’s Largest Education Hackathon” to be held October 23-25, 2015 at the San Mateo Event Center. Some of the best employment opportunities for students are discovered through participation in hackathons. Industry representatives are on hand and scouting for students with exceptional talent to work for them
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Free Monthly Meetings for Exploring Computer Science!

Code.org has just launched Monthly Meetings to bring community to teachers who use the Exploring Computer Science (ECS) curriculum.  ECS may be taught as an academic or Career Technical Education course. The first meeting was held on September 1st and was recorded for those who did not attend. Flo Vaughn, a veteran ECS teacher from
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