Education

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A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016

The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.

10/13/2014

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Who Is Eligible For Student Loan Forgiveness?

The federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF) is an incentive for these graduates to consider taking jobs in public service areas.

10/06/2014

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New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.

10/06/2014

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CEO Advises San Francisco Job Seekers To Consider A Tech Startup

Torsten Kolind, CEO and co-founder of San Francisco-based YouNoodle says, “In big tech, you’re a cog in the machine, in a startup, you build the machine.”

10/06/2014

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Pursuing Your Passion Will Lead To Success, According To San Francisco PR Director

Stephen Schmitz, says the opportunities in public relations are endless, and advises prospective job seekers in this field to “find what interests them and look for a job that puts that passion to use.”

10/06/2014

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San Francisco Health Administrator Improves Patients’ Quality Of Life

Registered nurses are in high demand in San Francisco, and one nurse and administrator in the field discusses the rewards of having a career that impacts the quality of life for people every day.

10/06/2014

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Reports Of Sexual Assaults On UC Campuses Up By 50%

With about 240,000 students, the UC system’s rate of reported sexual assaults last year was about 1 per 1,200 students.

10/02/2014

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Parents Of 9-Year-Old Fremont Boy File Lawsuit Against School District Alleging Teacher Slapped Him

The parents of a nine-year-old Fremont boy filed a lawsuit on Tuesday against the local school district and one of its teachers claiming the teacher slapped the child during last April’s STAR exams.

10/01/2014

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UC President Napolitano Plans To Review Out-Of-State Admissions, Tuition

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is examining whether the public college system has been admitting too many out-of-state and international students.

09/30/2014

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‘Youth CareerConnect’ Grants Fund STEM Focused Programs

CareerConnect is a $107 million competition to redesign American education. The competition encourages local school districts and post-secondary institutions to develop STEM-focused programs that will graduate students with work-ready skills and knowledge.

09/29/2014

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