When it comes to studying how to save lives, there's no pie-in-the-sky theorizing in College of the Canyons' emergency medical technician curriculum, its developer says. Drawing on more than 25 years of in-the-field experience, program supervisor Patti Haley has shaped course sequences around real-life situations to build real-life knowledge, she says.
Private schools are ramping up the competition. Sure, state-funded charters might be the cause celebre. But privatization can provide even more options, private school supporters say. Whether one is looking for an education that's agnostic, Baptist, Catholic, classically inspired, with parochial sweaters and plaid skirts or purchased a la carte - on the private market, the Santa Clarita Valley offers myriad options. In the last 10 years, the private school population has risen from about ...
Castaic Union School District officials are stumping in earnest for Measure QS, the school bond measure that Castaic voters will find on their November ballots.
SAT scores released this week show why students need to exceed high school requirements to be successful in college, College Board officials said Friday.
State legislators are making college textbooks more affordable in a move that was applauded by College of the Canyons officials Thursday.
Abandoning the benchmark of academic achievement in California for more than a decade, Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Wednesday that will overhaul the system for evaluating high schools.
Santa Clarita officials approved the issuance of a $5.5 million private bond for Albert Einstein Academy by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority, officials said Wednesday.
City officials are working with the local community college and a business organization to create a "brand" local business owners will seek out when hiring, officials said Tuesday.
Newhall School District officials have halted talks with a solar-energy firm, saying they might get a better deal on solar panel arrays if they work with a firm hired for school reconstruction.
A report out from state education officials proposes overhauling the California public school system, including stepping up teacher accountability and raising standards for school administrators.
The teal-blue walls inside offer a colorful contrast to the beige exterior of bungalow No. 619, which sits tucked away next to netless basketball hoops by the asphalt on the northeastern end of Sierra Vista Junior High School.
In an effort to fight the "parking lot, class, parking lot" mentality and build a bigger campus community, College of the Canyons officials say they are expanding the college's First Year Experience program.
A woman angered by her dog's death at a Canyon Country dog groomer led a protest attended by about 40 people Saturday outside the business.
Hundreds of troops, packs, clubs and other residents swarmed the Santa Clara River bed Saturday for the city's 18th annual River Rally trash cleanup and environmental expo.
A special hearing is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. today for the Saugus Union School District board to consider the Einstein Academy's third application to operate an elementary school.