Five UC Merced graduate students who are DACA recipients had Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s ear as they shared what it’s like living in an America where their education and livelihoods could be stripped away by the federal government.
Sergio de Alba, a teacher at R.M. Miano Elementary School in Los Banos, was selected as an honorable mention for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Presidential innovation Award for Environmental Educators, according to the EPA.
The study found the Valley, including Merced, Fresno, Madera and Stanislaus counties, ranked low in air quality, high in poverty, high in uninsured population and high in Medi-Cal coverage, compared to the rest of the state.
Students on Saturday took the anticipated walk across Scholars Bridge, through the Beginnings Sculpture for graduation Saturday. The School of Engineering and School of Natural Sciences' students will make the same walk Sunday.
Dos Palos High School’s Isabel Mejia-Sanchez has been selected to participate in an elite business leadership program this summer in New York, the Merced County Office of Education said in a news release.
Elementary school kids in Los Banos learned from various presenters last week about where their food comes from and why it’s important to take care of animals during the fourth annual Ag Day at Miano Elementary School.
The Delhi Unified School District has started to administer free in-school health care to serve students whose parents opt-in, including urgent care, health screenings, over-the-counter medicine and referrals to health professionals.
As of Saturday, the charter school will be officially closed as its 5-year charter with the Los Banos Unified School District ends without a renewal after a high-stakes battle that ended in the courts on Wednesday.