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California's K-12 Online Content Project

California offers — at no cost to local schools, districts or students — access to online educational content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, ProQuest and TeachingBooks.net for use by every public K-12 school and student in the state.. These content resources, sometimes referred to as “library databases,” provide teachers, school librarians and students with a massive amount of digital

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Career Online High School

(5 days ago) Career Online High Schools is an educational service offered by Smart Horizons Career Online Education, which offers adults the opportunity to earn an accredited high school diploma and credentialed career certificate at the same time. In this program offered by the California State Library, libraries receive support to offer free COHS

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California K-12 Online Content Project

(1 days ago) districts, charter schools and county offices began in August 2018. Over 7.4 million unique sessions in these resources and over 33 million actions - - clicks, views, downloads occurred from Aug 1, 2018 to June 30, 2019. Overall Usage These online resources were used millions of times between August 1, 2018, and June 30, 2019. There

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E-Rate and California Teleconnect Fund (CTF) Information

(6 days ago) E-rate The Schools and Libraries Division (SLD) of the Universal Service Administrative Company (USAC) provides affordable access to telecommunications services for all eligible schools and libraries in the United States. The USAC is a not-for-profit corporation appointed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that the benefits of telecommunications services reach students

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California to Provide Statewide K-12 Online Content …

(4 days ago) California to Provide Statewide K-12 Online Content for Schools . April 4, 2018 – Page 2. Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest and TeachingBooks.net are expected to provide full access to all California K-12 students and educational staff starting in August 2018 for the 2018-19 school-year.

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The New Preschool Is Crushing Kids

(5 days ago) testing in public schools. Preschool is a relatively recent addition to the American educational system. With a few notable exceptions, the government had a limited role in early education until the 1960s, when the federal Head Start program was founded. Before mothers entered the full-time workforce in large

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Online Resources

(9 days ago) California State employees, state legislative staff, appointed state officials and board members, officials and employees of the State Court, and faculty and staff of the University of California or California State University may obtain a State Library Card by applying online or …

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The Value of California's Public Libraries

(8 days ago) The authors of this study are from two Information and Library Science Schools, and from the University Center for Social and Urban Research (UCSUR), University of Pittsburgh. The study is simple and straightforward, focusing on the library user groups and the services they use, with common use of pie charts and bar graphs.

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California Public Library Directories

(7 days ago) California Public Library Directories. Follow the links below for live, regularly updated reports from the California Public Library Survey database. Note: Sort headers alphabetically by clicking on the arrows in the column headers. Access an excel file of all data by clicking on …

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Services To the Public

(6 days ago) A wide range of services are available to Californians through the California State Library. The library provides reference services to visitors of the library, as well as those contacting us online. Visitors are welcome to use our collections on site and our circulating materials are loaned to the public through local libraries. For more information, […]

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Pop-up Makerspace

(2 days ago) the program via library website, with local schools, social media. Examples: Pop-up Event Flyers , Teen MakerSpace Tech Petting Zoo (both pdf format), Mission Viejo Local News page . Visit our general information page on marketing for additional tips.

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Services for California Public Libraries

(9 days ago) The State Library provides resources and services to improve library services for all Californians. State Library staff administer federal and state funds to support library programs, services, and resources; develop and implement statewide library programs and initiatives; provide consulting services to libraries; collaborate with local, state and federal agencies; collect, compile and

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FAQ for K-12 Online Content Project

(9 days ago) A. Online content providers may voluntarily provide access to private schools and libraries and two of them are doing that. But it’s illegal for a contract paid with public dollars to require vendors to provide the same services to private schools. Private schools and public libraries are extremely fortunate that

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Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF)

(8 days ago) Program Information* The Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) is a $7.17 billion program funded by the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to help schools and libraries support remote learning. Under the administration of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), the Emergency Connectivity Fund is a program that provides funding for devices and Internet service to eligible […]

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PACE (project and collaborative education)

(7 days ago) Schools and teachers will report an increase in quality and success of completed projects. Target Audience: This program was designed to assist low-income students and their families who experience difficulty in obtaining materials needed to complete school projects.

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California Civil Liberties Program

(Just Now) The California Civil Liberties Public Education Program (California Civil Liberties Program) is a state-funded grant project of the California State Library. The competitive grant program supports the creation and dissemination of educational and public awareness resources concerning the history and the lessons of civil rights violations or civil liberties injustices carried out against

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Uke Can Do It: Ukuleles at the Los Angeles Public Library

(8 days ago) Partnerships: While there are no formal partnerships in this program, it is imperative that libraries reach out to local community organizations such as schools, senior centers, recreation centers, and early education programs. These groups have “built-in” audiences, can serve as hosts for programming, and can assist in marketing the program.

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California State Library Senior Staff

(2 days ago) Since 2015, the State Library has improved access for millions of Californians by helping connect more than half of the state’s 1,100 libraries to a high-speed Internet network that links universities, colleges, schools, and libraries around the world.

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Studies in the News

(2 days ago) California public schools, and provides a basis to guide further research and public policy solutions. Neither the state nor local jurisdictions maintain a record of school water system providers, so this report matches 6,974 California schools with public water systems through both direct matching and spatial correlation.

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Adult 101: Life Skills Bootcamp for Teens

(4 days ago) Externally, publicize via the library website, local schools and community organizations, social media, via current teen programming and spaces. Sample: ADULT 101 FAQs-patrons (pdf format) Recruit participants from existing teen program at library, word of mouth, social media, local middle and high schools.

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Pushing Back Against School Pushout: Student Homelessness

(9 days ago) public schools.21 Furthermore, the expansion of police presence in schools between the 1960s and 1980s occurred during a time when law enforcement, school staff, lawmakers, and media outlets across the nation considered youth—particularly youth of color—to be “potentially delinquent” or possible future criminals.22 The origin of

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California Homeless Youth Project

(2 days ago) PublicationsBlogNewsletter The California Homeless Youth Project (CHYP) is a research and policy initiative of the California Research Bureau (CRB). The project is committed to bringing youth to the policy table and to informing policymakers, opinion leaders, and other stakeholders about the needs of unaccompanied homeless youth. Funding for the project is currently provided by The […]

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The Children Are Spared, the Field Act Is Born

(Just Now) Long Beach’s 28 schools, each of them packed with students just a few hours before, are destroyed or severely damaged. Long Beach’s Poly High and Jefferson Junior High are leveled. In the area hit hardest by the earthquake, which includes Compton and Huntington Park, 70 schools are completely flattened.

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Segregation of Japanese School Kids in San Francisco

(1 days ago) In 1906, there are 93 Japanese students attending 23 schools across the city. Twenty-five of the students are native-born United States citizens. And while the school district has a policy dating back to 1893 of segregating Japanese students — as they do Chinese pupils — there aren’t enough Japanese students to justify the expense of

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Closing Opportunity Gaps for California Students

(2 days ago) by California schools, libraries, and residents. An “action” is any time someone explores or searches any of the digital resources, calculated as the sum of total investigations and searches. After COVID-19 shuttered schools and libraries in March, 2020, more than 76 million actions have occurred on California K-12 Online Educational Resources.

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My Lockdown Epiphany

(8 days ago) Recreational businesses started closing down, schools went online, and usually crowded cities were spiritless. People of different political beliefs and standpoints had very diverse opinions on the lockdown whether it was the effectiveness, strictness, or necessity. Younger individuals like me were frustrated that all social events, movie

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CALIFORNIA’S HOMELESS STUDENTS: A GROWING …

(Just Now) California’s schools reported 20,000 more homeless students than in the previous school year (an increase of 8%).i Homeless students attend every grade level, with more than half (52%) of all homeless public school students in California enrolled in pre-

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

(2 days ago) We must give local schools the freedom to be more cost efficient. One way to do this is to repeal SB 1419, the law that prevents schools from contracting out services such as busing and maintenance. This will free up more money for textbooks and other vital classroom needs. In the past two years, college fees have increased over 40 percent.

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Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

(7 days ago) He started two charter schools in Oakland – the Oakland School for the Arts and the Oakland Military Institute Biography Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr., the son of former Governor Pat Brown (1959-1967), was born in San Francisco on April 7, 1938.

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Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown

(7 days ago) He started two charter schools in Oakland – the Oakland School for the Arts and the Oakland Military Institute Biography Edmund G. "Jerry" Brown, Jr., the son of former Governor Pat Brown (1959-1967), was born in San Francisco on April 7, 1938.

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Cultural Literacy Programs

(8 days ago) Ezra Jack Keats Minigrant Program for Public Libraries & Public Schools - Awarded by the Ezra Jack K eats Foundation, these grants fund activities that “foster creative expression, working together and interaction with a diverse community.” Available:

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Sylvia Mendez Helps End Separate Schools for “Mexicans

(2 days ago) Segregation is prohibited in California schools when a federal judge agrees with Gonzalo and Felicita Mendez that their daughter, Sylvia, was unfairly denied enrollment at an Orange County public school because she wasn’t “white.” The 1946 case, Mendez v. Westminster, predates the US Supreme Court’s anti-segregation ruling in Brown v.

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Studies in the News

(2 days ago) physical activity environments as the most effective means to promote healthier schools. Recent cluster-randomized trials of school-based interventions aligned with the CDC Guidelines have demonstrated reductions in children’s weight. HSP [Healthy Schools Program] appears to be an important means of supporting schools in reducing obesity.”

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Edmund G. "Pat" Brown

(9 days ago) In turn, we have the right to require that our schools shall provide genuine education in a well-taught, disciplined curriculum. Every child deserves the chance to grow in fundamental knowledge, in special and technical skills, and in insight. I am determined that California will have the best public schools

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George Deukmejian

(3 days ago) Let’s get the drugs and violence out of our schools and put the basics back in. Next, it is certainly no secret that we are face-to-face with a grave financial situation. Projecting to June 30, if nothing is done, we will end this fiscal year with a deficit of approximately $1.5 billion.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

(2 days ago) For too many years, too many children were trapped in low-performing schools. The exit doors may as well have been chained. Now, for the first time, parents—without the principal's permission—have the right to free their children from these destructive schools. That is a great freedom.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger

(8 days ago) $50 billion and we still have hundreds of schools that are failing. That is an institutional disaster. $50 billion and the majority of our students cannot even perform at their grade level. That is an educational disaster. So, where do we start? We start in the classroom. We start with those who hold our children's learning in their hands.

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