Education

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Sports-Based, After-School Program Raises ESOL Statistics

The sports-based arc: Afterschool Programs bridges the opportunity gap for kids learning English as a second language in Los Angeles, who might not achieve as much, or go as far, without it.

03/18/2015

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California Hopes To Ease Path To Historically Black Schools

Leaders of California’s vast community college system are hoping to make it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other states.

03/17/2015

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Focus On Diversity In San Francisco Tech Companies

Shellye Archambeau is the CEO of MetricStream and one of the world’s most influential African American women in technology.

03/16/2015

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San Francisco Exec Advises Students To Leverage Their Business Acumen

Jay Banfield is the executive director of Year Up Bay Area and former Assistant Treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco.

03/16/2015

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Make A Career Out Of Your Passion, Says San Francisco Health Care Admin

San Francisco students majoring in a health care-related program are expected to have many job opportunities upon graduation.

03/16/2015

Students and parents staged a protest over proposed morality clauses for Archdiocese of San Francisco teachers at Saint Mary's Cathedral on February 18, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Catholic Students Slam Morality Clauses In Latest Protest, Say Archbishop Is Out Of Step

Wearing black t-shirts with the hashtag #teachacceptance, students in high schools administrated by the Archdiocese of San Francisco once again voiced their displeasure Thursday night with Archbishop Salvatore Cordelione and his proposed morality clause.

03/12/2015

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America’s First Muslim College Gains Accreditation In Berkeley

A liberal-arts school in Berkeley has become the first Islamic institution of higher learning in the United States.

03/12/2015

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City College Of San Francisco Speech And Debate Team To Compete For National Title

Here’s the truth about troubled, beleaguered, underappreciated City College of San Francisco: the speech and debate team is among the top in the country.

03/11/2015

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The President’s Student Aid Bill Of Rights – Does It Go Far Enough?

The Student Aid Bill of Rights is President Obama’s latest effort to improve the student lending experience. The measure is not a cure all, but it’s a start.

03/11/2015

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California Suspends School Accountability Reports As Students, Teachers Adjust To Common Core

The California Board of Education has suspended the state’s school accountability system for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with the Common Core standards.

03/11/2015

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