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M.B.A. Is A Trifecta Reward For Google Operations Head

“I’m pursuing an M.B.A. for three reasons: the credential, the academics and the people. A senior leader at Google told me that she had gotten her first executive role because of her M.B.A..

08/17/2015

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Master’s Degrees Launches Entrepreneurial Careers, Suggests CEO

“I pursued a master’s degree to figure out what I wanted to do with my life, and open up opportunities that might otherwise be closed. I went to Stanford not only because it was a great school but because of the program focus on entrepreneurship,” said David Haase.

08/17/2015

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San Francisco Detective Follows Clues To Career Goals

“The completion of this degree has reminded me of the fact that we can accomplish great things through hard work and persistence,” said Morgan Chappell.

08/17/2015

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San Francisco Unified Defies State Law, Awarding 107 Diplomas After Exit Exam Cancelled

Thousands of California high school students still don’t have their diplomas, after the state abruptly canceled the exit exam they were supposed to take. In San Francisco, the school district has awarded diplomas, ignoring state law.

08/14/2015

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Students Rising Above Teach Low-Income Kids How To Code

(KPIX 5) — Good computer literacy is vital nowadays, especially in San Francisco and the Silicon Valley. Stevon Cook knows this firsthand. He is the CEO of Mission Bit, a small startup with big goal: […]

08/14/2015

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Having Friends Of The Opposite Sex May Lower High School Students’ Grades

The debate over single-sex versus mixed gender education just got more interesting. A new study reveals that friendships with the opposite sex may actually have a negative affect on high school student’s grades.

08/10/2015

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San Francisco Mental Health Expert Succeeds In A Variety Of Roles

Christina Villarreal, Ph.D. holds numerous professional roles, all of which involve helping others reach their full potential. She shares her insights and expertise.

08/10/2015

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San Francisco CEO Strives For All Students To Have Remarkable Teachers

Moir became a bilingual teacher, and went on to become director of teacher education at UC Santa Cruz. There, she found growing numbers of her top performing students were leaving the profession after only a few years.

08/10/2015

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San Francisco Nurse Director Found Calling In Life Helping Others

Amy Ziegler, a nurse practitioner and director for advanced practice nursing and allied health professionals at NorthBay Healthcare in the San Francisco Bay area, she shares her nursing expertise and insights.

08/10/2015

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Willie Brown Middle School – SF’s First New Campus In A Decade – To Focus On STEM Education

San Francisco is set to open its first new school in a decade.

08/06/2015

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