Young Oakland Students Conquer Coding In New Robotics ProgramMark and Joanne Perra were volunteering in after school science programs when they realized kids weren't getting enough in the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and math. So the pair jumped in.
$13 Minimum Wage For University Of California Employees Goes Into EffectThe University of California’s plan to raise the minimum wage for all workers systemwide took effect Thursday, the first of three incremental raises expected to bring wages to at least $15 an hour by 2017.
Raiders Player And Wife Share Books And Hope With East Bay KidsRead, understand, succeed, and hope - or "R.U.S.H." -- that's the message from this week's Jefferson Award winners, and Oakland Raiders player and his wife.
San Francisco Pediatric Nurse Helps Others In Their Parenting JourneySan Francisco pediatric nurse details how her education and background as a nurse practitioner have helped to make her career so successful.
Sunnyvale Charter School Closed Over Lack Of Background Checks Allowed To ReopenA Sunnyvale charter school that was temporarily closed after the arrest of an employee revealed that the school had failed to complete background checks and tuberculosis tests has been cleared to reopen, the Santa Clara County Office of Education said Thursday evening.
Case Manager Enjoys Helping Her Clients Learn Life SkillsMy education prepared me for this role by learning about mental health and theories behind why people do what they do.
2 School Districts In Fire-Damaged Lake County Reopening MondayTwo Lake County school districts will reopen Monday and a third is hoping to reopen by the end of next week, the Lake County Office of Education said Friday.
Math Tutoring Program Boosts Kids' Grades And ConfidenceMath can be a tough subject for a lot of young students. But now many are getting a helping hand from this week's Jefferson Award winner, who provides tutors.. and a hot meal!
Ex-CEO Of Sunnyvale’s Herguan University Gets Prison, $700K Fine In Visa Fraud Case A former executive of a small private university in Sunnyvale has been sentenced in federal court in San Jose to a year in prison for submitting a false document to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
NYC Schools Join San Francisco, Will Offer Computer Science To All StudentsThe nation’s largest school district will reportedly make computer science courses available to all students, joining public schools in San Francisco and Chicago.
San Francisco Clinical Psychologist Believes Education Is TransformativeHelen Marlo, Ph.D has multiple careers and finds that touching others emotionally and being touched emotionally is extremely gratifying and rewarding.
Oakland Unified Looks To Integrate Special Ed Students In Regular ClassroomsThe Oakland Unified School District is trying to sell teachers and parents on a plan to move special education students into regular classrooms.