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Troubling Statistics For African-American Males In The Classroom

Young African American men are falling behind their peers in the classroom.

04/10/2014

EMTs treat woman for heat illness at Brentwood graduation.

16 Treated For Heat Illness At Brentwood Graduation

Sixteen patients were treated for heat related illnesses at an outdoor graduation ceremony in Brentwood Saturday morning.

06/08/2013

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UC Graduation Rates Improved As State Funding Diminished

Graduation rates throughout the University of California system have risen significantly over the past 20 years despite cuts in state funding, a university official said Wednesday.

05/16/2013

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Gov. Brown Asks UC Officials To Review Graduation Rates

In his pursuit to hold down the cost of a college education in California, Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday asked the University of California to identify which factors have the greatest effect on campus graduation rates.

05/15/2013

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Best Places To Buy Gifts For Grads In The East Bay

Searching for the best graduation gift takes a bit of time, and knowing where to look points you in the right direction. Here are a few ideas to help jumpstart your efforts to find the perfect graduation gift.

05/07/2013

The campus of California State University, East Bay in Hayward. (CSU)

KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For College

Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.

03/06/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious Results

High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.

03/04/2013

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Cal Men’s Basketball Team Deals With Low Graduation Rate

The NBA draft was held Thursday night, but the dream of being drafted is distant for most athletes who play college ball.

06/28/2012

A lamb found tied of after a night of senior pranks at Heritage High School in Brentwood. (CBS)

Judge Upholds Brentwood Students’ Suspension Over High School Pranks

A Contra Costa Superior Court Judge has upheld the decision of a Brentwood high school principal to suspend 30 students, who were involved in a series of senior pranks.

06/06/2012

Kaiser Center, Oakland

Special Ceremony Held In Oakland To Honor African American Students

On Sunday, more than a hundred college-bound students will be honored in Oakland for defying the odds.

06/03/2012

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