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Alameda County’s Truancy Court Promote Education, One Child at a Time

Chronic truancy is more than just a bad habit; it harms children as well as schools, which receive less state funding when attendance rates are low. In Alameda County, the truancy rate is above the state average and, at 35%, … Continue reading

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Helping Youth Help Our Planet: PVF’s Science Resource Grant Program

Imagine a random Tuesday morning spent engaging in the following activities: deploying a Van Dorn bottle to collect water samples to test their salinity, temperature, and density; releasing a 16 foot trawl net into the San Francisco bay to catch … Continue reading

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