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Staff WriterCalifornia's students have improved their performance across the board with a larger proportion than ever scoring proficient or higher on the 2011 Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program exams, according to a press release from the California...
SACRAMENTO -- California's independent redistricting commission Monday certified the state's new legislative and congressional maps, but the political boundaries drew an immediate challenge from the state Republican Party, which said they were drawn...
Staff WriterThe preliminary results of the California High School Exit Exam show nearly 95 percent of students from the class of 2011 meeting the testing requirement statewide. According to a press release from the California Department of Education, the 2010-2011...
Staff WriterState Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that a record 49 percent of California schools met or exceeded the state's academic performance index (API) target, according to a press release. In all, 55 percent of elementary...
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I applaud the Imperial Valley Press for attempting to quiet the potential clamor to rise up against all foes of America during our national observance of 9/11’s 10th anniversary. However, I’m confused about the term “Muslim-American.&...
Adelante Valle EditorAccording to the most recent polls, President Barack Obama has reached his lowest approval rating since he took over the U.S. presidency. As of today, more Americans disapprove of the way things are being handled by the former senator. And although it&...
SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Thursday making California the first state in the nation to add lessons about gays and lesbians to social studies classes in public schools. Brown, a Democrat, signed the landmark bill requiring public schools...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterContract bids for right-hand turn lane and intersection improvements at Forrester and Cady roads were rejected by the county Board of Supervisors Tuesday because contractors did not fulfill federal provisions for government-funded projects. Federal...
Imperial Valley Press42,598 — El Centro’s population on April 1, 2010, according to recently released Census data 37,835 — What it was 10 years ago 12.6 — percent change Racial make-up 81.6 — percent Hispanic or Latino 16.3 — percent...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe redistricting process is set to carve out portions of the county and state in the coming months based on data released last week. The Census Bureau released its decennial data last week that will be used throughout the year to decide how people are...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterIMPERIAL — In addition to the five local competing mariachis and performances by host group Mariachi Mixteco, the second-half acts of the Youth Mariachi Competition were also crowd-pleasers. Mariachi singers Hector Dominguez and Timoteo “El...
Imperial Valley PressIMPERIAL — What really makes the California Mid-Winter Fair & Fiesta impressive is its appeal to a broad spectrum of tastes that typify the Valley, said organizers. Many of the artists return year after year, Lynda Esparza, coordinator for Plaza de...
Tags: Entertainment, Dance, Minority Groups, Mexico
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