UC San Diego Film Of Visit To China To Be Screened

SAN DIEGO–In the fall of 1979, just a few months after the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the People’s Republic of China and the United States, the Chinese Ministry of Education invited the UC San Diego leadership for an official visit to hash out an agreement to enable the exchange of scholars and students […]

La Jolla Elementary School Named National Blue Ribbon School

LA JOLLA–La Jolla Elementary School is one of 329 schools across the nation to be named a 2016 National Blue Ribbon School, U.S. Secretary of Education John King said last Wednesday. The National Blue Ribbon School designation for La Jolla Elementary recognizes that it is a campus where students achieve very high learning standards, according […]

San Diego Board Of Education To Vote On New Arts Plan

SAN DIEGO–Already in the middle of an increased focus on the arts, the San Diego Unified School District has released a dramatic new plan that promises to transform young lives through the arts. The just-released Strategic Arts Education Plan calls for expanded access to dance, music, theatre, and visual arts across San Diego Unified, including […]

La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools Captures $2.5 Million In Proposition 39 Funding

LA MESA–(PRNewswire)–La Mesa-Spring Valley Schools (LMSV) has approved a District-wide energy efficiency program with OpTerra Energy Services and is poised to take full advantage of California Proposition 39 funds before they conclude at the end of next year. Starting in fiscal year 2013-14, the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Proposition 39) spelled an opportunity for […]

Antarctic Mystery Solved?

(Newswise)–Tiny ocean fossils distributed widely across rock surfaces in the Transantarctic Mountains point to the potential for a substantial rise in global sea levels under conditions of continued global warming, according to a new study. The study, led by Northern Illinois University geologist Reed Scherer, indicates the massive East Antarctic Ice Sheet (EAIS) has a […]

UC San Diego Extension, San Diego Supercomputer Center Launch Modern Data Science Academy

SAN DIEGO–(PRNewswire)–Big data is now big business with companies of every size and sector. They are using it to improve performance and boost their bottom line. Because of that, there is a huge demand for those who can collect, crunch and curate the mountains of data available. In response, the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) […]

Vans, Inc. General Manager To Speak At San Diego State University

SAN DIEGO–Doug Palladini, general manager for VANS, Incorporated, will speak at San Diego State University September 7. Palladini, a SDSU alumni, will share his wisdom with young entrepreneurs at 7 p.m. in the Student Union, 6075 Aztec Circle Drive in San Diego. The San Diego State University Entrepreneurship Society is hosting the event.

San Diego Students Rank First In English Among State’s Large School System

SAN DIEGO–The California Department of Education released the results of the Smarter Balanced tests taken by area students this past spring. Among large, urban districts in the state, San Diego Unified students ranked first in English language arts – an improvement from second last year. San Diego schools ranked second in mathematics behind San Francisco. […]

Analysis Shows Water Science Education Efforts Increased Awareness Of Water Issues By 56 Percent

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Coastkeeper’s water science education— Project SWELL (Stewardship: Water Education for Lifelong Leadership) — greatly improves students’ awareness of local environmental issues, according to its annual results analysis. The report shows that in the 2015-2016 school year, Coastkeeper reached 4,125 students in grades K–6 and increased awareness of water issues by 56 percent, […]

San Diego Serves Up One Millionth Summer Lunch At City Heights BBQ

SAN DIEGO–The City of San Diego and the San Diego Unified School District served its one millionth free lunch this afternoon at a family barbecue at the City Heights Recreation Center since the summer program began 13 years ago. Hundreds attended the event, which also featured a craft fair, nonprofit informational booths providing information and […]