Squirrel Wins UC Berkeley Student Senate SeatA "squirrel" named Furry Boi was named to the Associated Students of the University of California Senate.
Berkeley Teacher Placed On Leave After Bringing Bazooka Into SchoolA high school teacher who brought a decommissioned bazooka into a Berkeley classroom has been placed on paid administrative leave.
$6M Set Aside For Affordable Teacher Housing In Palo AltoThe Grant Avenue site could host a large number of units, ranging from 60 to 120.
College Grad's Networking Pays Off With Job Referral, HiringA Bay Area college grad learned the power of networking when she landed her first job with the help of a fellow Students Rising Above alumnus.
Monterey Co. Teacher To Resign After Gun Goes Off In ClassA teacher and reserve police officer who accidentally fired a gun at Seaside High School last month during an “educational demonstration” will resign from his position at the end of the school year.
Some Community College Students Guaranteed Admission To UCCalifornia community college students will be guaranteed admission into the University of California if they meet certain course requirements.
Palo Alto HS Mag Protests Gun Violence With 'Bullet Hole' IssueAfter the February shooting in Parkland, Florida, the editors of Palo Alto High School's student magazine wanted to make a statement about gun violence in America.
SF Gala Celebrates Students Achieving College Dreams Against All OddsPast and present Students Rising Above scholars gathered to celebrate an organization that has helped 750 students achieve their college dreams.
Stanford Fall 2018 Acceptance Rate Lowest In University’s HistoryThe admission rate for the Fall of 2018 of 4.29 percent is the lowest in Stanford's history. The university said 47,450 students applied.
Cryptocurrency Startup Donates $29M For Classroom ResourcesTeachers all over the country are getting their wish lists fulfilled, as a San Francisco-based cryptocurrency startup is coming to the rescue.
Debate Over Arming Teachers Descends On Milpitas Unified School DistrictThe Milpitas Unified School District board president is "withholding further comment pending action to improve school safety," after extending statements of support for arming teachers and then retracting them.
Marin Schools To Require Sexual Harassment Training After Teacher ComplaintsA North Bay school district is taking action after complaints from teachers about being sexually harassed, not by their co-workers, but their students.