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Despite Nationwide Backlash California Education Officials Stave Off Dissent Over Common Core

While the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other — California — was conspicuously absent from the debate.

06/22/2015

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Professor Says New Graduates Should Balance Work With Hands-On Activities

Soma Mei Sheng Frazier is an award-winning author, professor and chair of the English and Humanities Department at Bay Area-based Cogswell College.

06/22/2015

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San Francisco CEO Suggests Gaining Hands On Experience

The recent cyber attack against the federal government is yet another indication that the need for talented information security experts is greater than ever before.

06/22/2015

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San Francisco Public Transportation Helps Drive Local Economy

Bus and rail operators of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (MUNI) command some of the nation’s highest paid salaries in the transportation industry.

06/15/2015

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Fine Art Inspires Entrepreneurship In San Francisco

Artistic vision and business ventures can be powerful allies. In the case of art gallery co-founders Jenny Belotserkovsky and Michal Tavrosky, an entrepreneurial spirit drove them to co-found the Sanyok Gallery, creating artwork as well as social and business opportunities for other artists.

06/15/2015

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Entrepreneur Advises Healthcare Students To Get Work Experience

With many baby boomers thinking of retirement and a growing population of elderly residents, it shouldn’t be surprising that personal care aides and home health aides are among the fastest growing careers in San Francisco.

06/15/2015

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Executive Suggests Tech Students Find A Company They’re Passionate About

A successful business needs operations, marketing, strategy and happy people working there. If you’re smart and hungry, startups are the perfect place to bring non-technical value.

06/11/2015

African-American 8th grade promotion ceremony in Antioch on May 29, 2015. (CBS)

Jr. High Commencement Celebration For Blacks Called ‘Segregation,’ ‘Reverse Racism’ But District Will Continue To Allow It

An Antioch school counselor is under scrutiny for organizing an 8th grade promotion ceremony aimed at African-American students.

06/11/2015

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College Board Admits Printing Error In SAT, Some Questions Won’t Count

The College Board said there was a printing error in the SAT exam taken last weekend by high school students in the Bay Area and across the country. As a result, part of their scores won’t count.

06/09/2015

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Educator Advises Students To Have A Positive Work Culture

Despite a continued teacher shortage in San Francisco and in other parts of California, online learning has played a vital role in education for local students, especially for those who have difficulty traveling to more traditional, institutions of higher learning.

06/08/2015

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