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With Her Homelessness Kept Secret, Peninsula Student Now First In Her Family To Attend College

The odds were stacked against her: family health problems, homelessness. But Bay Area teen Sabrina Avalos is finding a way to overcome — and thrive.

10 hours ago

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Students Should Never Give Up On Their Dreams, Says San Francisco Nurse

Susan Tanner, Family Nurse Practitioner for CareMore, advises nursing students to never give up, “no matter how tough the endurance becomes.”

24 hours ago

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San Francisco SVP Suggests Business Students Seek That Inner Motivation

San Francisco business students have the opportunity to gain valuable insight from on of the “10 Rising Stars at the World’s Most Innovative Companies,” according to Forbes.

01/26/2015

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A Degree In San Francisco Can Lead To A Career In Law Enforcement

The Investigation and Security sector in San Francisco expects to see an increase of 16 percent in employment through 2020, but a college education can potentially lead to a better position and higher salary.

01/26/2015

A general view of California Memorial Stadium during a game between the California Golden Bears and the Northwestern Wildcats on August 31, 2013 at California Memorial Stadium in Berkeley. (Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

University Of California Regents Shelve Policy Tying Coach Bonuses To Players’ Academics

The University of California’s governing board tabled a policy on Thursday that would have made the public college system the nation’s second to tie bonuses awarded to winning athletic coaches to how well their players do in the classroom.

01/23/2015

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Commentary: Community Colleges Are Valuable, Not ‘High Schools With Ashtrays’

I’m going to sidestep the question of how we pay for this (and I realize that’s a pretty big step) to focus on what’s at the core of this: a recognition that community colleges are more than just “high schools with ashtrays”, as they’ve often been called. Way more.

01/22/2015

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15 California Community Colleges Allowed To Offer 4-Year Degrees For The First Time

California school officials are set to select as many as 15 community colleges for a pilot program that would allow them to offer 4-year degrees.

01/20/2015

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Doctor On Demand Is Providing Video Based Therapy In San Francisco

A San Francisco-based start-up is changing the way consumers can seek medical advice from a doctor.

01/19/2015

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San Francisco Tech Students Have Great Opportunities To Help Local Companies

Eric Chiu has helped HyTrust, the Silicon Valley company he co-founded, become an industry leader in virtualization and cloud security automation and control.

01/19/2015

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San Francisco Parents Are Turning To Supplemental Education For Their Children

With a continuing shortage of qualified teachers in San Francisco and the rest of the Bay Area, many parents are turning to supplemental education for academic success for their children.

01/19/2015

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