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A family photo of Jahi McMath before her cardiac arrest and massive blood loss, leading to brain death following a tonsillectomy. (Credit McMath Family)

Jahi McMath To Get Honorary Diploma From Oakland School Months After Going On Life Support

The family of Jahi McMath has convinced her Oakland school to offer her an honorary diploma moths after she was declared brain dead following complications from surgery.

06/11/2014

A family photo of Jahi McMath before her cardiac arrest and massive blood loss, leading to brain death following a tonsillectomy. (Credit McMath Family)

Jahi McMath’s Family Says School Is Resisting Request For Honorary Diploma

The family of Jahi McMath wants her school to grant her an honorary diploma months after the teen was left on life support following complications from surgery.

06/11/2014

A student works on a computer. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious Results

High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.

03/04/2013