RIPON - It has been more than a week since a state administrative law hearing panel began deliberations on Ripon Unified School District music teacher Terri Messick – determining whether she should be relieved of her position for failing to take the culturally supported CLAD classes.
RIPON - A dip in math scores in certain categorical areas was outlined to Ripon Unified School District trustees Monday night, however administrators were reluctant to say that the drop at certain school sites had anything to do with the switch in math curriculum.
RIPON - Teachers throughout California are closely following Ripon High instructor Terri Messick's challenge of a state edict to obtain certification that her teaching techniques are sensitive to the needs of non-English-speaking students.
After a series of bad news and setbacks, Manteca Unified Special Ed teacher Leo Bennett-Cauchon who has been fighting for his reinstatement on the job for more than a month now has a bit of good news going his way.
New Haven Elementary teacher Shelley Dini's Peer Resource students have just completed a school-wide fund-raising project which raised more than $3,000 for the Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She is distinctly proud, not just of the 13 in Peer Resource but of the entire student body who stepped up to the plate and support a worthy course.