- published: 18 Apr 2016
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The Redwood City School District serves students who speak over 35 languages and we are experts in language acquisition. Our teachers and staff work hard to make sure that all of our non-native speaking students achieve a level of proficiency equivalent to a native English speaker in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English.
Innovate parents in Redwood City worked for two years to bring new school options to the community - on June 25, 2014, the board voted whether to approve the new schools. http://innovatepublicschools.wordpress.com/parent-action-network/
SAVE THE FROGS! Founder Dr. Kerry Kriger and wetlands construction expert Tom Biebighauser discuss their plans to turn a drainage ditch into frog habitat at the Clifford School in Redwood City, California. http://savethefrogs.com/wetlands http://savethefrogs.com/ponds
Frustrated by low-performing schools and few options, Innovate parents organized for 2+ years to make change. in fall 2015, new KIPP and Rocketship campuses will open their doors to families. Learn more: http://innovateschools.org/parent-action-network/redwood-city/
Google's CS (Computer Science) First Roadshow visited RCSD's STEAM school, John Gill Elementary School. RCSD students were engaged in a session with hands-on programming challenges in Scratch, which further exposed them to computational thinking and computer science. The presenters from Google got the young programmers excited about making things together, showing them the practical applications of what they are learning at John Gill as STEAM students.