Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.
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.
The Field Poll released Tuesday found that 61 percent of California voters think it is more important to control firearms than to protect the rights of gun owners. It’s the biggest margin of support since Field began asking the question in 1999.
The White House has been warning of dire consequences for California if automatic “sequester” cuts in federal spending take effect, as scheduled, on Friday, March 1st.
Dozens of San Francisco restaurants accused of overcharging customers to cover employees’ health care have less than two months left to clear their names or face prosecution.
The death of a laboratory worker at the San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center last April prompted federal safety officials on Wednesday to announce the issuance of a notice of unsafe and unhealthful working conditions at the lab.
San Francisco authorities said they will not press charges against one of the restaurants publicly accused of defrauding customers and depriving employees of health care.
Sour grapes are growing between San Francisco City Hall and restaurateurs over what critics say is a confusing and badly written law.
Bay Area transit planners want to use public money for the estimated $5.6 million opening ceremony of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge over Labor Day weekend.
Two Oakland police officers recently pointed their guns at a sleeping toddler while investigating a misdemeanor case, according to the court-appointed monitor overseeing the Oakland Police Department.