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Success Stories - Year 2017

Stories about extraordinary students, teachers, and schools, as well as teachers' best practices to help their students achieve California's world-class standards.

January

Students respond enthusiastically to new science standards in 'early adopter' districts [https://edsource.org/2017/students-respond-enthusiastically-to-new-science-standards-in-early-adopter-districts/575695] External link opens in new window or tab.
EdSource—January 18, 2017

Oakland: State superintendent visits innovative science classes [http://www.eastbaytimes.com/2017/01/13/4510864/] External link opens in new window or tab.
East Bay Times—January 13, 2017

Innovative science instruction boosts academic performance among English learners [https://edsource.org/2017/report-innovative-science-instruction-boosts-academic-performance-among-english-learners/575475] External link opens in new window or tab.
EdSource—January 17, 2017

San Jose students build, deliver ‘solar suitcases’ to Kenya [http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/01/12/san-jose-students-build-deliver-solar-suitcases-to-kenya/] External link opens in new window or tab.
The Mercury News—January 13, 2017

California Partners with Canada to Unveil Electric School Bus [http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/California-Partners-With-Canada-To-Unveil-Electric-School-Bus-412352883.html] External link opens in new window or tab.
NBC Bay Area—January 31, 2017

Palo Alto: Gunn student makes room for education in Bay Area [http://www.mercurynews.com/2017/01/19/palo-alto-gunn-student-makes-room-for-education-in-bay-area/] External link opens in new window or tab.
The Mercury News—January 19, 2017

First female, minority picked as Riverside County schools chief [http://www.pe.com/articles/white-822961-superintendent-county.html?utm_campaign=Breaking+News+Emails&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=40508833&_hsenc=p] External link opens in new window or tab. The Press-Enterprise—January 11, 2017

Poway special ed teacher up for national award [http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/education/sd-no-national-teacher-20170109-story.html] External link opens in new window or tab.
The San Diego Union-Tribune—January 9, 2017

New social studies guidelines encourage students as young as 5 to do community service [http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/education/article125196664.html#storylink=cpy] External link opens in new window or tab.
The Sacramento Bee—January 7, 2017

PVSD students outperform peers statewide [http://www.thecamarilloacorn.com/news/2017-01-06/Schools/PVSD_students_outperform_peers_statewide.html] External link opens in new window or tab.
Camarillo Acorn—January 5, 2017

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