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Education

Dugoni School of Dentistry

University Of The Pacific Opens State-Of-The-Art School Of Dentistry In SF SoMa

Ten thousand patients every year — many unable to afford dental insurance — rely on students and professors at the University of the Pacific’s Dugoni School of Dentistry for dental care. Now, those patients will be treated at state-of-the-art facilities in a brand new South-of-Market campus.

07/13/2014

Classroom

California Schools Get Billions To Track, Boost Foster Children’s Performance

California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountable.

07/13/2014

Campus

Salinas School Sign Language Interpreter Pleads No Contest To Molesting Deaf Students

A Nevada man who worked as a certified sign language interpreter for the deaf at North Salinas High School pleaded no contest Friday to misdemeanor child molestation.

07/13/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Kicks Off $126 Construction Project To Add More Dorms

Construction is underway at San Jose State University where a new $126 million student dormitory tower is being built.

07/09/2014

Heald College in Milpitas is owned by the for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc.(ZappaOMati/Creative Commons)

California-Based Corinthian Colleges Selling 85 Campuses Under Deal With Feds

The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.

07/04/2014

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Larry Magid: Laptops Here To Stay For Some L.A. Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District is making a change to its program to provide every student with an iPad. The district will now let some high school students get laptops instead.

06/30/2014

Jason Bell, Director of Project Rebound at San Francisco State University (SFSU)

KCBS In Depth: ‘Project Rebound’ Transforms Prison Inmates Into Scholars

This week, KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Project Rebound director Jason Bell, who is also a former inmate and became a college graduate through the innovative program at San Francisco State University that’ has been helping former inmates earn their college degrees as soon as they are released from prison.

06/30/2014

Students learning in a "Do-it-yourself" home school.(CBS)

‘Do-It-Yourself’ Home Schooling Growing In Silicon Valley

Think about school, and most of us imagine a classroom packed with kids. But whether it’s practicing French online with a native speaker, or keeping the beat in the garage during music class, parents are embracing a new kind of school, the do-it-yourself kind.

06/23/2014

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Corinthian Colleges, Department Of Education Reach Agreement Over Student Aid

Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the U.S. Department of Education have reached an agreement that will allow the for-profit education company to receive an immediate $16 million in federal student aid funds.

06/23/2014

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

City College SF Likely To Retain Accreditation As College Commission Changes Rules

City College of San Francisco is expected to retain its accreditation and will not be forced to close. On Wednesday, the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges proposed new rules in a turn of events.

06/11/2014

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