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Students from across California share experiences with campus gun violence [edsource.org]

By Raya Torres, Megan Tagami, Lauren Berny, et al., Image: Presley Shum screenshots, EdSource, May 10, 2022 S ince the Columbine school shooting in 1999 , more than 292,000 students have faced gun violence in their schools. As of April 2022, there have been 23 school shootings in the U.S. this year, according to Education Week’s school shooting tracker . With the recent introduction of California bills such as SB 906, requiring parents to disclose their possession of firearms at home,...

California set to launch hundreds of community schools with $635 million in grants [edsource.org]

By John Fensterwald, Photo: Allison Shelley/Eduimages, EdSource, May 12, 2022 N ext week, California will jumpstart a seven-year initiative to convert potentially thousands of schools into full-servic e, parent-focused co mmunity schools. Approved a year ago by the Legislature, the $3 billion California Community Schools Partnership Program will be the nation’s most ambitious effort to create schools serving multiple health and learning needs of children. Community schools have come to be...

Upcoming 6/9 Webinar and New Report and Brief: Community Strategies to Address California’s Digital Divide and Its Impact on Children and Families

PACEs Connection and the Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative, a project of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) have developed two new resources, “Community Strategies to Address California’s Digital Divide and Its Impact on Children and Families” Report and the “Digital Divide Brief: Community Strategies to Address California’s Digital Divide and Its Impact on Children and Families”

Strategies for California? Texas university helps students cross finish line [edsource.org]

By Larry Gordon, Photo: Larry Gordon/EdSource, EdSource, May 16, 2022 T he University of Texas at San Antonio’s graduation rates were in the deep basement a decade ago. Only 1 in 10 students finished in four years and just 3 in 10 in six years. But things have dramatically improved since then at the majority-Latino school, whose main campus is located 15 miles north of downtown’s tourist attractions. Not only are more students graduating faster but, in a reversal from national patterns,...

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Project Manager, ACEs Aware Department: Pittsburg Medical Location: Pittsburg, CA Salary: $59283 - $68750 Per Year Classification: Temporary Full-Time Job Function: Medical Benefits : This is a non benefited position La Clínica de La Raza is a community-based health center committed to providing culturally appropriate, high-quality, and accessible health care to the diverse communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. To see the full job listing and to apply, click here. PACEs Connection is...Read More...
Hi all- I'm curious about anyone has connected with their local district to provide SEL or other mental health supports to address the tsunami of student trauma. We have developed an ESSER Toolkit to help organizations learn about ESSER and reach out to their schools. I've heard of other states starting to push out RFPs but I've not heard anything about California. Thanks!Read More...
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Posted on behalf of Keith Bergthold Executive Director Fresno Metro Ministry Fresno is the 3rd highest food hardship county in the U.S., and needs a local Food Policy Council that will bring community members, institutions and businesses together; promote the social, economic and environmental health of the local food system; and support a variety of positive interrelated, and inclusive food and agriculture policies and programs. This local Food Policy Council development strategy has 6...Read More...
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