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Stanislaus Office of Education issues layoffs to teachers, staff as enrollment declines

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The Stanislaus Military Academy in Turlock is an alternative education program provided by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, which despite its challenging students ranked highest in a union survey of teacher satisfaction in schools across Stanislaus County. NAN AUSTIN MODESTO BEE FILE
The Stanislaus Military Academy in Turlock is an alternative education program provided by the Stanislaus County Office of Education, which despite its challenging students ranked highest in a union survey of teacher satisfaction in schools across Stanislaus County. NAN AUSTIN MODESTO BEE FILE

Local agencies are awash in COVID-19 relief funding. And local school districts struggle with a teacher shortage.

So why is the Stanislaus County Office of Education giving layoff notices to teachers and other employees?

An administrator confirmed SCOE is laying off employees this week, including 18 teachers, two managers and six classified employees.

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Turlock mother makes the most of second chance after stroke with career college

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In 2019, I was in school working toward my associate degree while also juggling being a single parent to my five children. I was struggling, taking multiple classes at once, all the while taking care of kids. Then I had a stroke — at school.

I tried to go back but was having a hard time handling the workload. It quickly became clear that the recovery process from my stroke, coupled with my situation at home, meant a traditional higher education environment was out of the question for me.

I hated to have to give up — for myself and for my kids, who I knew were rooting for me. I decided I wasn’t going to let those challenges prevent me from getting an education. So when friends and family recommended Milan Institute, a private career education college, I decided to enroll.

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FRESNO STATE MAKES TOP 20 FOR ONLINE MBA PROGRAM

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Fresno State has received recognition for its online MBA program, being named among the best in the state.

According to mbacentral.org, Fresno State’s program was listed in 12th place in its list of California’s best 20 MBAs. Rankings for the list were made based on tuition, accreditation, support services and quality of classes.

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