K-12 Schools Must Improve to Help East Bay Economy Stay Competitive

Last month Contra Costa County Supervisors were briefed on the region’s future job outlook by representatives from the Contra Costa Community College Districtthe county’s Workforce Development Board and the Contra Costa Council. These groups work with leaders from local industry to develop job training programs to meet employer needs. The discussion focused on job growth in the context of developing Contra Costa’s 75 miles of northern shoreline and its harbors between Richmond and Oakley.

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Torlakson Education Town Hall meeting, May 8

Senator and Assembly candidate, Tom Torlakson, will host an Education Town Hall meeting at Las Lomas High School Theatre on Thursday, May 8, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Las Lomas High School is located at 1460 South Main Street in Walnut Creek.

Senator Torlakson will discuss the state budget crisis and the proposed education budget cuts. The public is encouraged you to attend and share ideas and and perspective on the proposed budget cuts and how they may be impact children, schools, and our community.

If you have any questions, or to RSVP for this education town hall, please contact Craig Cheslog in the Concord District Office at (925) 602-6593 or by e-mail at Craig.Cheslog@sen.ca.gov.

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