Education

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

SAT Test. (CBS)

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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Psychologist Encourages Students To Take Care Of Themselves

One critical field of study to consider is psychology, with one segment – industrial-organizational psychologists

06/08/2015

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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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CEO Suggests Information Security Students Should Intern In Industry

Idan Tendler is the co-founder and CEO of San Francisco-based Fortscale, a recent winner of the Cyber Defense Award for the Most Innovative Enterprise Security Solution

06/08/2015

City College of San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Assemblyman Ting, Education Advocates Call For Curbs On College Accreditors

Legislators and education advocates on Friday called for curbs on the powers of college accreditors, who they accused of targeting City College of San Francisco while allowing violations by the for-profit Heald College to go unchecked.

06/05/2015

Encinal High School in Alameda. (CBS)

Alameda Teacher Suspended After Alleged ‘Sex Toy Selfie’ Assignment

An Alameda teacher who reportedly gave high school sophomores an assignment of finding their parents’ sex toys and taking a selfie with them has been suspended.

06/05/2015

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SF’s Startup School That Doesn’t ‘Do Books’ Set To Graduate First Class Of New Education Model

Friday is graduation day at an unusual K-8 school in California — and there is only one graduate. He’s part of an experiment in San Francisco called AltSchool that could re-define how your kids get an education, reports Ben Tracy.

06/05/2015

The 2015 Berkeley High School yearbook has been recalled after pranksters placed an offensive message. (CBS)

Berkeley High School Recalls Yearbooks Over Offensive Prank

Berkeley High School has asked all students to bring back their yearbooks after offensive language was placed into the yearbook. The students affected believe the comment was motivated by race.

06/04/2015

Encinal High School in Alameda. (CBS)

Selfie With Parents’ Sex Toys? Alameda Teacher Accused Of Assigning Bizarre Extra Credit For Sophomores

Parents of students at an Alameda high school want a teacher fired after they say he sent them home with an extra credit assignment of finding sex toys and condoms in their parents’ private drawers, and taking a selfie with what they find.

06/03/2015

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