education http://kazu.org en Role Model School Sets Students on Career Path http://kazu.org/post/role-model-school-sets-students-career-path <p>California’s State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson visited <a href="http://millenniumcharterhighschool.org/">Millennium Charter High School</a> in Salinas yesterday. He called this new school a role model.&nbsp; This as California looks toward a future where K-12 schools not only educate students in traditional subjects, but prepare them for careers. &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Mornings at Millennium Charter High School in Salinas start in the school’s Black Box Theater.&nbsp; The aptly named room has black floors, black walls and black stadium seating.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 19:52:08 +0000 Krista Almanzan 37743 at http://kazu.org Role Model School Sets Students on Career Path Rise in Mixteco Speaking Students Poses Challenges for Watsonville Schools http://kazu.org/post/rise-mixteco-speaking-students-poses-challenges-watsonville-schools <p>More than four million California residents were born in Mexico, so the state has a lot of experience with students learning English as a second language. In Watsonville, though, public schools have struggled to educate a growing number of Mexican students from indigenous backgrounds: it’s a little bit trickier when English is your third language.</p><p></p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Rowan Moore Gerety 37429 at http://kazu.org Rise in Mixteco Speaking Students Poses Challenges for Watsonville Schools