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Bulletin, Record, Progressive, Reporter Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 13B tzng h Volleyball team members prepare to douse Feather River College's president, left, and athletic director during the ALS Challenge as other student athletes look on. Photos by Laura Beaton Feather River College Superintendent/President Kevin Trutna, left, and athletic director Merle Trueblood get doused with gallons of ice water by the college's volleyball team after accepting the ALS Challenge on Aug. 26. The event raises funds to fight against Lou Gehrig's disease, also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. hief announces fundin to hel schools with lim nternet Eligible districts and education in order to prepare and staff connect {o a reliable charter schools are them for college and careers," high=speed netv ork so they encouraged to apply for new Torlakson said. "With the can implement the new funding to help school sites help of this grant, evencomputer-based California connect to a high-speed children in the farthestAssessment of Student network in time for next reaches of the state will have Performance and Progress spring's new online a chance to connect to the assessments in the 2015 assessments, State world around them." spring testing window. Superintendent of Public The BIIG funding Funding was provided by a Instruction Tom Torlakson opportunity is being one-time Proposition 98 said recently as he administered by the K-12general fund re-appropriation announced the Broadband High-Speed Network, in to support network Infrastructure Improvement consultation with the connectivity. Grant Program. California Department ofLocal educatiQnal agencies "The real world thrives on Education and the State areeligible for nearly $27 interconnectivity and so Board of Education. 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The task force released its blueprint in April titled "Empowering Learning: California Education Technology Blueprint, 2014 -2017," which focuses on four key areas: learning, teaching, assessment and infrastructure. The California Department of Education is a state agency led by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. For more information, visit the California Department of Education website. M. Talia Attorney at Law Sudoku Puzzle #3060-D Difficult vl I MIA C t~M IIDO T A LIE D '~ EG KIL E O R E CIE S "O S T RIC A kl E TIA X m DN OIP E ~) NI NIE'S G) S U BIA A (D m T E illN G ..I A S IEIN E N S INIA S Sudoku Solution #3059-D 5 6 1 7 2J8 29 3 4 511 i i 7 4 8 6 913 6 8 93 ll4 4 1 5 2 716 3 2 7 9 815 1 7 6 8 312 9 5 2 1 417 8 3 4 5 619 9 6 2 7 3 4 5 8 1 4 3 7 8 1 5 5 2 8 9 6 1 9 4 3 6 2 7 "Greetings?" 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