State and local teachers’ unions said they will file suit against the accrediting commission.
Andrew Rose of UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business talks about working with the Fed Chair candidate.
Adult students rush to finish GEDs as changes make it harder to get a high-school equivalency degree.
Gov. Jerry Brown will decide whether California should end STAR tests in favor of new computerized tests.
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 […]
City College of San Francisco’s struggle to survive took another turn this morning. The San Francisco city attorney’s office announced it is filing two lawsuits in an effort to keep CCSF open. City Attorney Dennis Herrera said one lawsuit is against the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), the agency that accredits two-year colleges conferring […]
Oakland’s African-American male students have a disappointing high school graduation rate, their efforts often dragged down by poverty, crime and too many absences. More than half of African-American boys now in middle school are at risk of dropping out of high school. Oakland Unified is fighting back with something school districts usually leave to community […]
About the same number of African American boys graduate from Oakland public high schools college-ready as get shot dead. That’s from “Even Odds,” a three-part series appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle that documents efforts to address the daunting challenges faced by African American males in Oakland. KQED is providing additional coverage of this issue […]