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Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

October 31, 2013 | 11:46 am

Can Janet Napolitano’s $5 Million Pledge Square Her With Immigrant-Rights Advocates?

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Napolitano says undocumented students “merit special attention,” but will the announcement sway her student critics?

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A New Challenge for Oakland Schools — Extra Money From State

October 18, 2013 | 5:30 am

A New Challenge for Oakland Schools — Extra Money From State

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Oakland school district finds that the hard part of new state funding is deciding how to spend it.

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Prop. 30 Helps Deliver $2.6 Billion To State Schools — But Academic Results Are Expected

August 26, 2013 | 9:15 am

Prop. 30 Helps Deliver $2.6 Billion To State Schools — But Academic Results Are Expected

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Mechale Murphy is one of those principals students consider “cool.” She is tall and beautiful, and greets her pint-size students with a smile and handshake just like celebrities greet their fans. Murphy is in charge of West Elementary, a suburban school nestled among cookie-cutter homes near Sacramento. It is one of 61 schools in Elk […]

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Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

July 18, 2013 | 3:27 pm

Napolitano Confirmed as UC President; Undocumented Students Disrupt Proceedings

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Janet Napolitano has been confirmed as the next president of the University of California. The confirmation proceedings were marked by student protests inside and outside the UC Board of Regents meeting in San Francisco. During public comment, one student was arrested inside the conference room after he charged the board dais. Four other students were […]

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Teachers, Students Explore New Science Standards Likely Coming by 2015

July 10, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Teachers, Students Explore New Science Standards Likely Coming by 2015

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It’s been 15 years since California adopted a new set of science standards for students from kindergarten through high school. Since then scientists have mapped out the human genome, documented the impact of climate change and landed a rover on Mars. But some kids say their science classes are stuck in the past. “I feel […]

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Dead in Committee: Bill to Cap Salaries of Top University Administrators

March 22, 2012 | 10:33 am

Dead in Committee: Bill to Cap Salaries of Top University Administrators

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Some state lawmakers want to bar California State University and the University of California from giving top administrators raises during bad budget years. But the bill they backed died yesterday in the Senate Education Committee. The bill by Sen. Leland Yee would have also prevented pay hikes within two years of a student fee increase. […]

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