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18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.

05/20/2014

Jessica Urbina's senior photo that will not be printed in the yearbook nor shown at graduation because of her wardrobe choice. (Michael Urbina)

San Francisco Catholic High School Apologizes For Snubbing Tuxedo-Wearing Girl’s Senior Portrait

A San Francisco Catholic high school has apologized to a graduating senior and her family for not including her senior portrait in the school’s yearbook because she was wearing a tuxedo.

05/19/2014

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Gift Guide For The College Graduate

Show your grad how proud you are with a special gift from the heart. Here are a few ideas for your upcoming college graduate.

05/07/2014

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State High School Graduation Rates Climb Again; Marin County Tops Bay Area Rates

California’s high school graduation rate increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row, according to data released Monday by the state’s Department of Education.

04/28/2014

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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

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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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