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Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

March 14, 2014 | 3:17 pm

Affirmative Action for College Admissions Could Be Headed to State’s Ballot

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Los Angeles-area lawmaker wants to restore racial preferences for students applying to state’s colleges.

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Rally at City College of San Francisco Turns Violent; Students Released From Jail

March 14, 2014 | 10:30 am

Rally at City College of San Francisco Turns Violent; Students Released From Jail

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Sit-in demonstrators want resignation of special trustee and end of student payment plan.

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ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

February 26, 2014 | 3:34 pm

ACLU: Clovis School District Has Fixed ‘Abstinence-Only’ Sex-Ed Curriculum

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Pediatricians and parents who had sued claimed that the district was in violation of state rules.

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Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

February 26, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Program Seeks to Stop Teen Dating Violence Before It Starts

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As kids date earlier, educators and health professionals try to instill lessons about healthy relationships.

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A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

February 17, 2014 | 10:18 am

A Tale of 2 San Francisco Public Schools: Do PTAs Widen Inequality?

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Is it fair that some schools benefit from active PTA fundraising while others languish?

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Photo Essay: Two PTA Presidents, Two Realities

February 15, 2014 | 8:00 am

Photo Essay: Two PTA Presidents, Two Realities

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The story of two parents active in their children’s schools, with starkly different economic impacts.

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State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

February 13, 2014 | 8:30 am

State Legislative Analyst: Thumbs Down on Governor’s Plan to Freeze Tuition

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A new report says freezing tuition now will just shift the burden of new increases to the next recession.

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Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

February 10, 2014 | 8:30 am

Oakland Program to Help African-American Boys Cites Success

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School suspension rates are falling and high school graduation rates are rising.

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S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

February 10, 2014 | 7:30 am

S.F. Pediatrician on How ‘Toxic Stress’ Affects Children’s Health, Education

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At the Center for Youth Wellness on Third Street, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris works with poor children.

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In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

February 7, 2014 | 4:03 pm

In Oakland, Using Video Games to Build a Bridge to Silicon Valley

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Industry-supported program aims to give under-represented youth a shot at tech-focused careers.

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