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Being a Teen Mom Isn’t the End of the World

The Central Valley Teen Parent Conference was designed to support students like Paula Sanchez. Sanchez was pregnant with her daughter at 17 years old. Three months later, her mom passed away. "It was very tough," Sanchez said. Life at school wasn't an...
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In TV Interview, Brett Kavanaugh Denies Sexual Assault

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh declared in a televised interview that he never sexually assaulted anyone in high school or at any other time in his life and didn't even attend a party where one accuser said he assaulted her. "I was not a...

Who Are the High School Science Stars? Immigrant Children.

A study from the National Foundation for American Policy indicates that 83% (33 of 40) of the finalists of the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search were the children of immigrants. The competition organized each year by the Society for Science & the Public ...

California Runs Short of College Graduates: Walters

There are two gaping holes in California's college graduate pipeline, writes CALmatters political columnist Dan Walters in his Dec. 13 column. The first one involves the state's K-12 public schools system. I...