Thursday, August 28, 2014
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School’s back, with gradual return to smaller classes
FirstDay1W María Martínez peeks into her kindergarten classroom Wednesday morning at César Chávez Elementary School. She and her classmates — some eager and some reluctant — were greeted by their teacher, Señora Águeda Gutiérrez. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo
Parents have been asking the Davis school board for a return to smaller class sizes for several years. They got their wish on Wednesday, particularly in the primary grades, as the 2014-15 academic year got under way.

"I am happy to report that we are on track to meet our goal of class size reduction," Superintendent Winfred Roberson told The Enterprise. "This year there is a 25-to-1 ratio in grades K-3, and 29-to-1 in grades 4-6. Our goal is to see a K-3 24-to-1 ratio by next school year.”

Roberson said he was "delighted" to welcome the about 8,600 new and returning students to the Davis schools. If those numbers hold up ...

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News

School’s back, with gradual return to smaller classes

By Jeff Hudson | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
New live-work project approved for Del Rio Place

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Marcy finds her place in the DHS Hall of Fame

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: A1 | Gallery

 
Testimony in Marsh trial starts Tuesday

By Lauren Keene | From Page: A1 | Gallery

Lawmakers approve groundwater management bill

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Quake is major test for hard-luck city

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2 | Gallery

 
For the record

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A2

Russian columns enter Ukraine

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Low-income Davis homeowners can save money and go green

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A4

Employee parking permits downtown streamlined

By Dave Ryan | From Page: A4

 
Prospective foster parents welcome

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Davis Media Access: Get involved in community media

By Autumn Labbe-Renault | From Page: A4

 
‘Art of Acting’ offered at Senior Center

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Tai chi classes set at Davis Senior Center

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
Do you have a project for the noon Rotary club?

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

Learn about Girl Scouting at meeting

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A4

 
 
Museum wants your old Davis High School yearbooks

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Stroll Through History highlights Beamer Park

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
All are welcome at monthly sing-along

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

Hosts sought to befriend international visitors

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A9

 
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Forum

Lunch at the big table, again

By Creators Syndicate | From Page: B5

 
Put flowers in our hair

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Give cops the ability to protect

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Don’t let MRAP be a tool for bigger mistakes

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

Yes, mother’s milk is best

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A6

 
Tom Meyer cartoon

By Debbie Davis | From Page: A6

Perfectly good playground?

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
Work on gun control instead

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

Military has too much money

By Letters to the Editor | From Page: A6

 
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Sports

DHS boys look to win seventh soccer section title

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
New attitude, new stadium for 2014 UCD field hockey

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Gould, Shaw won’t dwell on it, but Biggs remembers The Upset

By Bruce Gallaudet | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
No. 8 keeps Republic unbeaten streak at 8

By Evan Ream | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Sports briefs: Aggie men ranked 11th in water polo poll

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B2

 
Dunning picks Cupcake Week

By Bob Dunning | From Page: B2

Youth roundup: Judges like what they see from Davis Diamonds

By Enterprise staff | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Baseball roundup: Huge inning helps Cats in Nashville

By Staff and wire reports | From Page: B8

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Features

Local teacher and artist turns 100

By Lily Holmes | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
100 years’ worth of stories

By Lily Holmes | From Page: A10 | Gallery

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Arts

Well-known artist will be juror for exhibition

By Lily Holmes | From Page: A11

 
Outdoor art classes to close out summer

By Enterprise staff | From Page: A11

 
Ethereal dream pop to illuminate Sophia’s Thai Kitchen

By Anthony Siino | From Page: A11 | Gallery

 
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Obituaries

Margarita Elizondo

By Special to The Enterprise | From Page: A2

 
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Comics

Comics: Thursday, August 28, 2014

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