SIMI VALLEY: BRIEFLY : TWO WOMEN NAMED TO JUDICIAL COUNCIL.VENTURA - Ventura Superior Court Judge Melinda Johnson and Ventura County Courts Executive Officer Sheila Sheila is a common given name for a female, taken from the Gaelic name Síle/Sìle, which is believed to be a Gaelic form of Julia or Cecilia. Like "Cecil" or "Cecilia", the name means "Smart and Wise", from the Latin caecus. Gonzalez have been appointed to the state Judicial Council.
The council works to improve the administration of justice, dealing with policy issues affecting California's 174 state courts, such as state court funding and reform of the jury system. There are 21 members of the council and six advisory members, representing various levels of the state judicial branch.
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Simi school board OKs 60 new hires
SIMI VALLEY Simi Valley (sē`mē, sĭm`ē), city (1990 pop. 100,217), Ventura co., SW Calif. in an oil, fruit, and farm region; laid out 1887, inc. 1969. - School officials plan to hire up to 60 teachers to reduce class sizes in the first and second grades by the time school starts in the fall, officials said.
At a school board meeting Tuesday night, Simi Valley Unified School District A unified school district is a school district which includes both primary school (kindergarten through middle school or junior high) and high school (grades 9-12). In Illinois, these districts are called unit school districts. trustees voted unanimously to make the new hires in order to shrink shrink Vox populi noun A psychiatrist class sizes to 20 students under a statewide class reduction plan.
Because the district will begin with grades one and two, about 60 teachers will need to be hired, with additional teachers to be hired when the program is implemented in kindergarten kindergarten [Ger.,=garden of children], system of preschool education. Friedrich Froebel designed (1837) the kindergarten to provide an educational situation less formal than that of the elementary school but one in which children's creative play instincts would be classes, officials said.
The district will receive about $2.7 million under Gov. Pete Wilson's class size reduction bill, which provides $771 million to schools statewide.
The legislation seeks to achieve a maximum 20-1 pupil-to-teacher ratio in kindergarten through third grade. The money is available to reduce class sizes in up to three grade levels per district.
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