Tag Archives: Schools

Oakland Tribune: Oakland: Claremont Middle finds success with twin principals

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May 30, 2013 By Maya Mirsky OAKLAND — As Reginald Richardson, co-principal at Claremont Middle School, walks down the hall, he stops constantly — to hug a staff member, shake hands with a parent, high-five a student and stop another … Continue reading »


KQED Forum: Teaching Social and Emotional Learning

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January 18, 2013 Oakland schools have launched programs to help students manage their emotions, establish positive relationships and resolve conflicts. One of the programs, Roots of Empathy, brings infants and their mothers into school to help students recognize emotions and … Continue reading »


Student Voices in San Jose: Designing the 21st Century School

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December 22, 2012 By Daniel Zapien, Fernando Perez of Silicon Valley De-Bug On November 15th at 2:30pm, De-Bug started making its way to the Schools of Arts and Culture at the Mexican Heritage Plaza for an event called “Designing the … Continue reading »


Mercury News: Oakland schools bond, Measure J, is winning

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November 7, 2012 By Katy Murphy A $475 million Oakland school facilities bond measure received overwhelming voter support on Tuesday. Returns posted early Wednesday morning showed Measure J far above the 55 percent threshold. For homeowners, this will mean a … Continue reading »


KQED News: California Report Special Coverage Baby Steps California's Early Learning Challenge

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KQED California Report Special Coverage Written by Ana Tintocalis Research shows that a quality early childhood education can improve a child’s readiness for school and help prepare them to succeed as adults. How will this prepare them for the rest … Continue reading »


Midyear “Trigger Cuts” Likely for California Schools

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The Education Blog By Katy Murphy Originally posted Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 The news today out of the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office was not good for public education in California: The LAO has forecasted that state tax revenues will fall … Continue reading »