Education

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3 Bay Area Universities Ranked Best In World

The Center for World-Class universities in Shanghai took half a dozen factors into account including alumni and staff winning prestigious awards and the number of articles published in nature and science journals.

08/28/2015

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Oakland Unified Considers Building Affordable Housing For Teachers

Looking to solve their shortage of teachers, the Oakland Unified School district is looking at a plan to build its own affordable housing to attract candidates.

08/26/2015

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CA Exit Exam Requirement Cancelled For Thousands Of Graduating High School Students

Gov. Brown signed legislation canceling California’s high school exit exam after 5,000 students were left in limbo because the state cancelled the July test.

08/26/2015

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Alums Beat Out Elite School Grads For Tech Jobs

San Jose State University has a new stat to boast. Spartan grads are beating out grads from other top schools, including UC Berkeley and Stanford, when it comes to landing tech jobs.

08/25/2015

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Gov. Brown Expected To Sign Bill To Let 5,000 High School Students Graduate

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to rescue about 5,000 high school students who couldn’t graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.

08/25/2015

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San Francisco Offers An Ocean Full Of Employment Prospects

Those in the best position to take advantage of the business boom are those with the education to follow their dreams.

08/24/2015

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Master’s Degree Adds Credibility In Decision Making, According To Educator

If you are currently teaching, understand that if your master’s is a step to an administrative role, your student-classroom contact time will be compromised.

08/24/2015

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Master’s Degree Brings New Opportunities For Graduates In San Francisco

“Thus far, the biggest reward (besides having that diploma in hand) was being immediately offered a management level position from an established hospital in Southern California, prior to even graduating,” says Madeline Gonyea.

08/24/2015

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San Francisco Catholic Schoolteachers Ratify Contract With Archdiocese By Narrow Margin

Members of a Bay Area Catholic schoolteachers’ union ratified a new contract Wednesday with the Archdiocese of San Francisco, church officials said.

08/20/2015

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Oakland Unified Scrambles To Hire Dozens Of Teachers Before School Year Begins

Children will be filling the halls of Oakland schools next week, but will there be teachers to greet them? A shortage of teachers has administrators scrambling to fill dozens of positions in the next few days.

08/18/2015

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