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|2017-06-26Jun 26, 2017
I am a resident of our own Sonoma County who, like many of us, works with immigrants. For the last 25 years, I have worked as an immigration lawyer, originally in San Francisco, and now in Santa Rosa. Currently, with a wave of anxiety gripping the immigrant community here, immigration lawyers are very busy; I consult with about 8-12 new immigrant families per day, about 1500 per year. Most of these are undocumented immigrants.
|2017-05-22May 22, 2017
When I look at Forestville, here is what I see - a welcoming and nurturing community where all people support each other and the activities Forestville provides.
|2017-04-12Apr 12, 2017
Sonoma County’s graduation rate in 2015-16 was 84.4 percent compared with 74.7 percent in 2009-10, according to California Department of Education data released today. It's also up 1.5 points from the prior year alone: In 2014-15, the graduation rate was 82.9. This number is also above the state’s record high average of 83.2.
|2017-04-11Apr 11, 2017
AT&T, California Highway Patrol (CHP) and Impact Teen Drivers (ITD) are joining together to help educate students about the dangers of reckless and distracted driving at Elsie Allen High School on April 12, 2017. Students will participate in Impact Teen Drivers’ What Do You Consider Lethal? program and have the opportunity to experience the dangers of smartphone distracted driving first hand in AT&T’sIT CANWAITVirtual Reality Simulator.
|2017-04-11Apr 11, 2017
All spellers received a certificate of accomplishment, participation ribbon, and a souvenir. The four top-place spellers received trophies to mark their achievement. First and second place winners are eligible to advance to the 2016 California State Spelling Championship. To follow the Sonoma County Office of Education on Facebook, please visit:https://www.facebook.com/SCOESonoma/?fref=nf
|2017-04-03Apr 3, 2017
Reading prepares children for learning and doing well in school and life. A child who comes to school having had early, fun experiences with books has a big step up in areas like reading skills, attention span, and success in school.
|2017-04-01Apr 1, 2017
|2017-03-21Mar 21, 2017
Can one meal provide empowerment? The Sonoma County Junior Commission believes it can, and they are committed to fighting to end poverty and food insecurity in our own county. The Junior Commission, made up of Sonoma County high school students, is hosting its third year of the Fight to End Food Insecurity Project
|2017-02-12Feb 12, 2017
Kaiser-funded initiative to gather data on childhood dental needs, test school-based treatment strategies
A trip to the dentist is as easy as A, B, C at three Santa Rosa City Schools elementary schools serving as test sites for simplifying state-mandated oral health screenings of kindergartners and for school-based delivery of dental care.
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