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California Teacher Tenure Policy Ruled Unconstitutional By LA Judge

California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.

06/10/2014

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California State Senate Approves Bill Easing Firings For Teacher Abuse

The state Senate on Monday passed a bill making it easier to fire teachers accused of sex abuse, child abuse or serious drug crimes.

06/09/2014

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Cheating Uncovered At Palo Alto High School, More Than 100 Algebra Tests Invalidated

Officials at Palo Alto High School have invalidated final exams taken by more than 100 students last month, after the school said they uncovered cheating.

06/06/2014

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson (left), challenger Marshall Tuck. (Torlakson Campaign, Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Torlakson Stakes Early Lead In Race For State Schools Superintendent

In the race for California Superintendent of Public Instruction, incumbent Tom Torlakson staked an early lead over fellow Democrat Marshall Tuck while a a third GOP candidate had a surprisingly strong showing, according to early results.

06/03/2014

Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.

Students Rising Above: Richmond High Student Helps Deaf Parents

Meuy Phan is graduating from Richmond High School with near-perfect grades. But her biggest accomplishment may be at home where she has grown up with the responsibilities of an adult.

06/03/2014

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‘Seating Irregularity’ Invalidates Pleasanton High School Students’ AP Tests

The stress level for college-bound students at Amador Valley High School has kicked up another notch after dozens of advanced placement test scores were tossed out because seats were placed too close together during the exams.

05/30/2014

Facebook Holds Its Fourth f8 Developer Conference

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg, Wife Donate $120 Million To Bay Area Schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to Bay Area public school districts.

05/30/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

CCSF Students File Claim Against City, College District After Alleged Police Beatings During Protest

Two students from City College of San Francisco are planning to sue the school and the San Francisco Police Department after they say they were beaten up by officers after a campus protest in March.

05/27/2014

Community Colleges Gain Recognition

California State Senate Approves Bill Allowing 4-Year Degrees At Community Colleges

The state Senate has approved a pilot program under which some California community college campuses would offer four-year degrees in certain specialized fields.

05/27/2014

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Questions Raised Over Spending In East Bay School District As Voters Weigh Bond Measure

In less than two weeks, voters in the West Contra Costa County Unified School District will decide on a $270 million bond measure. But the committee tasked with how the district spends tax money is frustrated over a lack of information.

05/22/2014

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