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New Oakland Schools Superintendent Promises Action

July 3, 2014 | 8:00 am

New Oakland Schools Superintendent Promises Action

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Antwan Wilson says the district won’t ignore problems sometimes considered “too hard” to overcome.

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GI Bill Funds Flow to For-Profit Colleges That Fail State Aid Standards

June 28, 2014 | 8:00 am

GI Bill Funds Flow to For-Profit Colleges That Fail State Aid Standards

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For-profit colleges in California make big bucks off veteran education funds, but aren’t showing results.

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Could It Be Water Versus Schools on California’s November Ballot?

June 19, 2014 | 12:01 am

Could It Be Water Versus Schools on California’s November Ballot?

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If two bonds being considered both pass, they might be pitted against each other by leery voters.

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Students Host Rally Against Stanford’s Sexual Assault Policy

June 12, 2014 | 5:57 pm

Students Host Rally Against Stanford’s Sexual Assault Policy

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Demonstration’s in response to university decision not to expel student found responsible for assault.

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CCSF Gets Two-Year Extension To Meet Accreditation Standards

June 11, 2014 | 3:45 pm

CCSF Gets Two-Year Extension To Meet Accreditation Standards

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The accrediting commission made a policy change under pressure from lawmakers.

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Teacher Tenure Laws in State Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

June 10, 2014 | 10:42 am

Teacher Tenure Laws in State Unconstitutional, Judge Rules

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Decision is a triumph for nine students who sued the state, and could have big impact on hiring and firing.

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Channeling Buffalo Soldiers: National Parks Seek to Draw More Black Visitors

June 6, 2014 | 4:28 pm

Channeling Buffalo Soldiers: National Parks Seek to Draw More Black Visitors

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This weekend, history buffs relive trek made to the Sierra more than a century ago by black Army troops.

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Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

May 31, 2014 | 9:00 am

Oakland School Board Seeks Parcel Tax to Improve High Schools

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And the city’s E.C. Reems Charter School, which serves a very poor neighborhood, has lost its charter.

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Mission High Counselor On a Mission to Make College Dreams Come True

May 30, 2014 | 10:27 am

Mission High Counselor On a Mission to Make College Dreams Come True

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San Francisco school achieves highest graduation rate for African-American students in the district.

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State Sued for Students’ Lost Classroom Time

May 29, 2014 | 12:02 pm

State Sued for Students’ Lost Classroom Time

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Lawsuit alleges that state condones practices that violate disadvantaged students’ right to education.

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