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  • Once an ESS winner, now an Administrator of the Year

    Once an ESS winner, now an Administrator of the Year

    Manuel Nuñez, 2018 Middle Grades Principal of the Year, is the first person to win both the Every Student Succeeding recognition and Administrator of the Year.

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  • ESS: Robotics helps student overcome anxiety

    ESS: Robotics helps student overcome anxiety

    During her sophomore year at Westview High, Jamie Geng suffered from crippling anxiety attacks.

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  • ESS: Smiling through the challenges

    ESS: Smiling through the challenges

    Born with cerebral palsy, Joey Drake faced her fair share of challenges growing up. But she refused to let her condition dictate her daily life.

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  • ACSA launches school violence toolkit

    ACSA launches school violence toolkit

    ACSA has taken a proactive role in school safety with the creation of the Fatal School Violence Toolkit.

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  • ESS: A student with heart

    ESS: A student with heart

    Beatriz Vasquez was born with a Ventricular Septal Defect, a heart defect due to an abnormal connection between the lower chambers.

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  • ACSA members join with NASS for DC lobbying on K-12 education issues

    ACSA members join with NASS for DC lobbying on K-12 education issues

    More than two dozen ACSA members led a contingent of nationwide educators to Washington, D.C. last month for the third annual ACSA-NASS Federal Advocacy Day.

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  • ESS: AVID-ly finding his place

    ESS: AVID-ly finding his place

    At Ramona High, Luis Diaz found the family he never had. The school’s AVID program helped Luis find his self-confidence.

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  • ESS: Fulfilling a promise to mom

    ESS: Fulfilling a promise to mom

    When Jessica Corona's mother was diagnosed with cancer, Jessica made the decision to change her ways and get back on track with her schoolwork.

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  • ESS: Amador High student fights through debilitating disease

    ESS: Amador High student fights through debilitating disease

    In November of 2013, Carson Stubstad found his bright future very much in doubt when he began experiencing muscle weakness on the soccer field.

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  • ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    The ACSA Board of Directors has endorsed candidates running in the November election for California constitutional officers.

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  • ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    Stella Linardi knows what some people may think of her. As an undocumented immigrant, she says she often finds herself trying to prove her worth.

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  • ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA has completed a framework that will guide the work of a new strategic plan for the next three years.

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  • ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    In addition to learning a new language, Francisco Marquez also struggled with certain parts of reading comprehension.

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  • ESS: Finding a family at school

    ESS: Finding a family at school

    Nothing can prepare you for the death of a parent, especially when it’s unexpected. Mariana Thomas knows that well.

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  • ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    Federico Hernandez does not want your sympathy. He does not want your pity. He simply wants to be treated like everyone else.

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  • ESS: Rediscovering learning through art

    ESS: Rediscovering learning through art

    Jasmine Phillips discovered a passion for photography and schooling to earn recognitions as Region 1’s Every Student Succeeding honoree.

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  • Nominations open online for state ACSA awards

    Nominations open online for state ACSA awards

    ACSA is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Statewide Awards Program. The program encompasses the Administrator of the Year Awards as well as special awards for individuals and programs.

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  • Partnering in leadership and learning

    Partnering in leadership and learning

    ACSA’s 2018 Elementary Co-Administrator of the Year, Shane Hulin, has proved himself to be well able to take on all that the role of co-administrator requires, and then some.

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  • Chinese immigrant embraces change with new life in California

    Chinese immigrant embraces change with new life in California

    Two years ago, Emily Tang, along with her mother and brother, moved from Guangzhou, China to San Francisco to live with her father. She spoke no English.

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  • Impacting the entire school district

    Impacting the entire school district

    For his outstanding contributions to his job, Steve Hovey has been named ACSA’s 2018 Personnel/Human Resources Administrator of the Year.

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