Precious Jacques

Richmond Teen Had To Grow Up Fast, Fighting Poverty To Excel At School – And Life

Precious Jacques is a star student at Pinole Valley High. At school, her teachers see a talented pupil with a bright future but her home life has been anything but easy.


Teachers rejecting so-called "morality clauses" protested in front of the Chancery office of the Archdiocese of San Francisco on May 20, 2015. (CBS)

San Francisco Catholic School Teachers Protest Revised Morality Clauses Offered By Archbishop

Teachers from four high schools operated by the archdiocese rallied Wednesday afternoon in front of the chancery office, calling for a rejection of Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone’s latest revision of the teacher handbook.


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Rise Of Predictive Analytics Good For Marketers In The Bay Area

Doug Bewsher, CEO of San Francisco-based Leadspace believes the business world is entering a new era of prediction.


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Psychotherapist Thinks Students Should Consider A Master’s In Social Work

In order to secure a career as a psychologist, San Francisco students typically have to obtain a minimum of a graduate degree.


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Every Kindergartner Gets $50 Saving Account In Oakland Leader’s Proposal

Some Oakland leaders want to give every student entering kindergarten a college savings account. It sounds like a noble idea, but critics said the city has more pressing needs.



Oakland Teachers Getting 8-Percent Raise By 2016 Under New Agreement

Oakland school teachers will receive a salary increase of at least 8 percent by next January under the terms of a tentative agreement with the school district that was reached just before midnight, the head of the teachers’ union said Thursday.


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$18 Million In Scholarships Are Awarded For Robotics In California’s Schools

Carson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.


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Minority Students Succeed With Help Of Mentors As Classroom Teachers

100 Black Men is a structured program which brings about a trusting relationship between organization members and youth in the community.


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Professor Suggests Students Should Consider Interests When Deciding Career

University of San Francisco professor Richard Waters says you have to be happy at the end of the day with work, or life will be miserable.


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San Francisco CEO Wants Tech Students To Think About What Success Is Based On

Kirk Krappe is the CEO of Apttus, the category-defining quote-to-cash software company based in the Bay Area.