Common Core explained — What, why, and how we measure student success

Few things excite the passions of concerned parents more than substantive changes to the ways in which their children are taught and their progress is measured. The new “Common Core” set of standards for teaching and learning being enacted nationwide has a lot of parents and teachers very excited, though there are some who are …

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Correcting five of the biggest parenting challenges

Children don’t arrive with instructions for care. What’s more, they are all different, so even if we figure out how to handle certain situations with one of our children, the next one may veer off in a completely different direction. In short, parenting can be challenging.
Here are five very common parenting challenges, with suggestions from …

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Hancock Grad in Top 30 California Community College Students

A recent Allan Hancock College graduate has been recognized as one of the top 30 students enrolled in California’s 112 community colleges. Daniela Calderon was one of 30 students from 24 community colleges selected to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s 2015 All-California Academic Team.
“I sat in my car and cried when I realized what …

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EXPLORE VARIOUS FOODS AND PREPS IN HANCOCK’S SATURDAY COOKING CLASSES
Looking for quick and easy ways to include healthy foods into your diet? Learn how to prepare food that is good for you by using techniques that can cut preparation time and calories. Register for the Healthy Meals in 30 Minutes cooking class offered through Allan …

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Central Coast residents can fast track their paths into careers projected to experience job growth of at least 15 percent over the next several years. Allan Hancock College is offering five short-tern classes that start the week of March 23 in the areas of welding, machining and electronics. The classes are designed for students looking …

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