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Phil Matier: California’s Election Day Races With Nationwide Interest

Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.

11/04/2014

Leadership Public Schools proposed campus on 7700 Edgewater Drive in Oakland. The location is across the street from a parole office. (CBS)

Oakland Charter School May Be Moved Near Parole Office

An East Bay high school is under scrutiny over plans to move to a location that could put kids in close contact with parolees and possibly sex offenders.

04/03/2014

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Phil Matier: Is Oakland Being Overrun With Charter Schools?

An Oakland Unified School District board member has vowed to vote against any new charter schools despite the fact that, technically, she’s unable to.

11/19/2013

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Phil Matier: Oakland Board Votes To Close Top Charter Schools

The Oakland Unified School District voted 4-3 to close American Indian Model Schools, Wednesday night, despite pleas from parents and students who find its strict teaching and disciplinary style very effective.

03/21/2013

Michelle Mankewich as seen in a school picture. (CBS)

Family Of 8-Year-Old Whose Mouth Was Duct Taped By Antioch Teacher Files Claim

The family of an 8-year-old Northern California boy has filed a legal claim against a charter school accusing a teacher there of duct-taping his mouth in class.

02/20/2013

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Bay Area Charter School Receives Gates Foundation Grant For Classroom Technology

A Silicon Valley-based charter school organization has received one of eight national grants for using technology to improve student learning.

06/19/2012

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