Education

Map of schools the Oakland Unified School District is looking for outside groups to take over. (CBS)

Oakland Unified Seeks Outside Groups To Take Over Several Schools

The Oakland Unified School District is looking for charter schools and other outside groups to take over the district’s most underperforming schools.

01/15/2015

Edna Brewer Middle School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Schools Report Fewer Dropouts, Higher Reading Levels With ‘Restorative Justice’

The Oakland Unified School District is reporting good results with a new approach to discipline. Instead of punishing students, they are forcing them to face their issues, head on.

01/14/2015

Sequoia High School, Redwood City

Teenage Volunteers Get $48,875 Grant To Teach Financial Literacy In Redwood City

The volunteer teenagers make up the Redwood City Youth Literacy Council, which has created a program titled “Money Smarts for Teens.”

01/13/2015

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Prominent San Francisco Exec Says, Opportunities Are Endless In The Tech Industry

Tim Bucher, founder and CEO of Lyve Minds, Inc. previously served in executive position with Apple, Microsoft and Dell

01/12/2015

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CEO Predicts Increase In Health IT Services In San Francisco

Dean Stephens is the founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Healthline, a leading provider of consumer health care and health information technology.

01/12/2015

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San Francisco Chief People Officer Leverages Her Strengths To Succeed In Business

Divya Ghatak is chief people officer for San Francisco-based GoodData, a leader in end-to-end cloud analytics.

01/12/2015

US President Barack Obama speaks at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee on January 9, 2015. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Offers Details Of $60 Billion Plan To Provide Americans 2 Years Of Free Community College

President Barack Obama on Friday proposed to bring the cost of two years of community college “down to zero” for all Americans, an ambitious nationwide plan based on a popular Tennessee program signed into law by that state’s Republican governor.

01/09/2015

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Obama’s New Plan Offers 2 Years Of Community College To Millions Of Students For Free

Going to college for free might sound too good to be true, but thanks to President Obama, that might become a reality.

01/08/2015

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Oakland Teachers Stop Doing Voluntary Work Amid Contract Talks

As a result of frustrating contract talks with the school district, some Oakland school teachers on Monday will begin cutting back on their schedules and doing the bare minimum inside—and outside—the classroom.

01/05/2015

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Security Expert Advises San Francisco Students To ‘Think Big Picture’

Demand for information security analysts in San Francisco is expected to remain high for several years.

01/05/2015

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