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- 'Oakland Promise' Scholarship And Tuition Saving Program Off To A Good Start Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday that the first year of an ambitious effort to triple the number of low-income college graduates coming out of Oakland public schools has been successful.
- Social Media Mockery of Education Department for Misspelled Tweet The Education Department is getting social media criticism after misspelling the name of African-American sociologist W.E.B. Du Bois.
- City College Of San Francisco To Offer Free Tuition To SF Residents In Fall 2017 City College of San Francisco will offer free tuition to San Francisco residents under a deal made with the city.
- Milo Yiannopoulos Vows To Return To Berkeley In 'Next Few Months' The controversial Breitbart News contributor said he planned to return to UC Berkeley within a few months.
- 13-Year-Old Student Arrested For Attacking Antioch Substitute Teacher An East Bay middle school student allegedly punched a substitute teacher several times.
- Trump Threatens UC Berkeley Funding After Riot President Donald Trump issued a social media threat early Thursday to federal funds allocated to the University of California-Berkeley in the aftermath of a riot that forced the cancellation of a speech by Milo Yiannopoulos.
- Federal Lawsuit Claims Wells Fargo Illegally Denied Student Loans To Immigrants A federal lawsuit accuses banking giant Wells Fargo of illegally denying student loans to young immigrants who are protected from deportation and allowed to work and study in the U.S. under a program created by former President Barack Obama.
- SF Unified Sends Robocall Promising To Protect Children During Trump Immigration Crackdown Confusion surrounding the President's order banning immigration from 7 Muslim countries prompted San Francisco Unified to send a robocall reassuring parents their children would be safe.
- UC Advises Faculty, Students From Banned Muslim Countries Not To Leave U.S. The University of California officials were urging foreign students and faculty from the seven countries affected by President Trump's travel ban, not to travel abroad.
- Richmond Student Soars Past Broken Home, Poverty Toward Ivy League Dream As well as she manages her academic life, Jacqueline Rojas' home life has been much more unpredictable. She admits she’s had dark days - or rather, years.