Education

Serra High School

Lawmakers Urge San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts, Call Plan ‘Divisive’

State lawmakers representing the Bay Area are weighing in on the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco’s plans to add a morality clause to high school teacher contracts.

02/17/2015

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There Are Many Ways To Have An Education Career In San Francisco

Lauren Sharp is the founder and a teacher at ARTifact, a supplementary education program in San Francisco.

02/15/2015

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Executive Says San Francisco Students Need To Learn Programming Languages

Hema Budaraju, Pay Pal’s director of product for Pay Pal Consumer Mobile says students should invest not just in learning but also by applying the learning.

02/15/2015

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San Francisco Job Outlook In Health Care Industry Is Exceptional

The job outlook in the health care industry in San Francisco is exceptional according to San Francisco resident Dr. Anuruddh Misra – medical director for U.S. Healthworks.

02/15/2015

Students at Convent & Stuart Hall go through the card catalog and read books during a three-day tech blackout. (CBS)

San Francisco School Asks Students To Give Up Tech For 3 Days

Could your teenager make it three days without their cellphone? A San Francisco school is asking students to unplug for the next few days.

02/12/2015

San Francisco schools' Superintendent Richard Carranza. (CBS)

San Francisco School District Approves $65,000 Raise For Superintendent, Teachers Lament

The school board voted unanimously to approve a 25 percent raise over three years for Superintendent Richard Carranza, a move drawing criticism from teachers.

02/12/2015

John Swett High School

John Swett High School In Crockett Drops ‘Indians’ Mascot

The School District Board decided that John Swett High School in Crockett would no longer use the name “Indians” as the team mascot.

02/12/2015

Classroom

California Now Has Twice As Many Charter Schools As Any Other State

The National Alliance for Public Charter Schools reported that 87 new charter schools opened in California thisschool year, more than in any other state. The new schools bring the number of charter institutions to 1,184. The states with the next highest number of charter schools, Florida and Arizona, have 653 and 623 each.

02/12/2015

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Alumni At Oakland’s Fremont High Help Fill In The Gaps

The books and papers sit in stacks on the floor in the library at Fremont High in East Oakland, while many of the shelves are empty. It’s been shut down for more than six years.

02/09/2015

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San Francisco CEO Says Students Excel By Working In A Career They Care About

William King is the CEO of San Francisco-based Zephyr Health, the creator of the only data intelligence solution built specifically for pharmaceutical, biomedical and medical device companies.

02/08/2015

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