Education

Standing Desks

Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students

4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.

04/24/2015

International Technological University (ITU) campus in San Jose. (CBS)

Immigrants Get Student Visas From Colleges But Never Attend Class

If you want to come to the United States and get a job, it’s a well-known secret that a student visa is the easy ticket in, and all you need is $20,000 to enroll in the right university.

04/24/2015

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone addresses attendees at the March For Marriage rally against same-sex unions, July 19, 2014. (CNN Newsource)

San Francisco Archbishop Won’t Attend Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage, Made Appearance Last Year

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco said he will not attend a march in Washington, DC rallying same-sex marriage opponents, days before the U.S. Supreme Court hears a crucial case.

04/22/2015

Vaccination

Contentious Vaccination Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

The bill still has to move through two Senate committees and the Assembly before it can even reach Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

04/22/2015

Students at Longfellow Middle School in Berkeley launch a balloon 100,000 feet up on April 21, 2015. (CBS)

East Bay Students Launch Scientific Balloon That Went 100,000 Feet Up

Students at a middle school in the East Bay took learning to new heights, by launching a balloon with scientific instruments 100,000 feet up into the stratosphere.

04/21/2015

Computer User

Study Finds California Community College Students Performing Better In Classrooms Than Online Courses

A newly-released study of more than 200,000 California community college students raises questions about the effectiveness of taking college courses online.

04/20/2015

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San Francisco CTO Says Tech Students Should Never Stop Learning

“To succeed, you need to be willing to never stop learning and enjoy working under pressure,” said Steve Grobman is the Chief Technology Officer of Intel Security Group at Intel Corporation.

04/20/2015

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San Francisco Business Majors Should Keep Their Eye On The Big Picture

Leo Scrivner is the small business owner of Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa in the East Bay

04/20/2015

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San Francisco Health Care Students Must Develop Clinical Expertise

Susan Penner, DrPH teaches courses in financial management and in program planning, management and evaluation for online and traditional nursing and MPH programs at USF.

04/20/2015

Pope Francis, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (ANDREAS SOLARO/AFP/Getty Images)/SF Archdiocese)

Over 100 Local Catholic Leaders Sign Open Letter Urging Pope Francis To Oust San Francisco Archbishop Cordileone

More than 100 local leaders are calling on Pope Francis to replace San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone in an open letter that will appear in Thursday’s San Francisco Chronicle.

04/15/2015

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