Education

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Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay Schools

A coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.

11/05/2014

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

Tom Torlakson Takes Early Lead Over Marshall Tuck In Race For Schools Chief

Incumbent Tom Torlakson maintained an early lead Tuesday in what had been expected to be a tight race for the job of California’s K-12 schools chief, a nonpartisan and largely ministerial post that in the months leading up to Election Day became an expensive battle ground with high stakes for teachers unions and education reformers.

11/04/2014

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Software Developers Are Among The Fastest Growing Occupations In San Francisco

The software development segment of the tech industry ranks high for the most job openings in San Francisco.

11/03/2014

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Businesswoman Advises San Francisco Students To Follow Their Passion

Prominent Bay Area businesswoman Chris Bronstein, Founder and CEO of A Band of Women, shares some career advice for San Francisco business majors.

11/03/2014

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San Francisco Psychology Expert Advises Students To Pick What They’re Good At

World renowned psychology expert Dr. Naoisé O’Reilly offers some career advice for psychology students in San Francisco.

11/03/2014

ACCJC president Barbara Beno looks through her 
correspondence regarding the decision to disaccredit CCSF. (PHOTO BY HANNAH ALBARAZI)

Accreditation Commission President Testifies Commission Was Quick To Discredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court that she did not provide CCSF enough time to respond to perceived deficiencies during their accreditation process.

10/28/2014

Classroom

Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

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Still Bringing The Thrills: Behind The Scenes Of Raytheon’s Epcot Ride

Raytheon, a longtime supporter of education in science, technology, engineering and math, created Sum of All Thrills to show the real-life application of concepts such as angles, velocity and kinetic energy.

10/27/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth: The Surprising Tech Behind Highway Toll Lanes

The idea behind automated toll collection seems simple: A car passes through with a transponder, and a radio sensor charges the owner’s account.

10/27/2014

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Next Generation Tech Puts Air Traffic Ahead Of The Weather

Bad weather takes the blame for most air traffic delays, whether it’s a blizzard that is blanketing Buffalo in snow or a Midwestern summer storm that shoots lightning around the airspace.

10/20/2014

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