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This past school year, nearly 300,000 students in over 8,000 schools across the country and in U.S. schools overseas contributed their original works in dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and visual arts to be considered for PTA’s highest honor in the arts.
The National PTA has announced the
2016 National PTA Reflections Awards
And Congratulations to Marcello Severo of Standley Middle School PTSA for
Award of Excellence in Music Composition from 32 PTA (not in Ninth PTA)
View the list of all winners here

Online Bullying Reporting Form Goes Live at San Diego Unified

district logoIn response to requests for students, parents, teachers and administrators to have an online mechanism to report bullying (anonymously, if necessary), the Online Bullying Reporting Form has finally gone live. It is located on the front page of Sandiegounified.org . Look to the bottom right. It is also available on every school website. The form was developed with the co-operation of Youth Advocacy, Student Services, Office of Secondary Schools, Sexual Health Continue reading

Students for Zero Waste Week coming soon!

Did you know that Students for Zero Waste Week is coming up?

Students for Zero Waste Week is a school-driven, week-long awareness campaign to reduce waste on school campuses and within local communities with the intention of moving towards zero waste. Within the overall waste reduction campaign, the focus is on the reduction of single use plastics in both the school environment and within the larger community and watersheds.
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California’s State Budget

This infographic presents information about the current state budget (2015-16) and compares the level of spending and revenues assumed in the current budget to historical levels since 1950-51. As a share of personal income—one broad measure of the size of the California economy—state spending has been relatively flat since the late 1970s. Spending on health and human services and corrections programs has generally increased over the period, while spending on higher education and transportation programs has generally decreased. Since Continue reading