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CA Exit Exam Requirement Cancelled For Thousands Of Graduating High School Students

Gov. Brown signed legislation canceling California’s high school exit exam after 5,000 students were left in limbo because the state cancelled the July test.

08/26/2015

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Gov. Brown Expected To Sign Bill To Let 5,000 High School Students Graduate

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to rescue about 5,000 high school students who couldn’t graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.

08/25/2015

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Having Friends Of The Opposite Sex May Lower High School Students’ Grades

The debate over single-sex versus mixed gender education just got more interesting. A new study reveals that friendships with the opposite sex may actually have a negative affect on high school student’s grades.

08/10/2015

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5 Tips On How To Beat Senioritis

Nearly every student entering his or her last year in school will face senioritis. Here are a few tips and tricks to help keep yourself motivated and on track.

07/15/2015

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Hundreds Of SF High School Students Forced To Retake College Placement Exam

Hundreds of San Francisco high school students have been told a big stressful test they took to get into college won’t count.

06/30/2015

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LGBT Studies Course At San Francisco High School May Be 1st In Nation

A San Francisco high school may be the first in the country to offer an LGBT studies course.

06/22/2015

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College Board Admits Printing Error In SAT, Some Questions Won’t Count

The College Board said there was a printing error in the SAT exam taken last weekend by high school students in the Bay Area and across the country. As a result, part of their scores won’t count.

06/09/2015

Robin Belinsky shot this picture of a swastika placed on the football field at El Camino High School in South San Francisco. (Courtesy: Robin Belinsky)

Swastika Placed On South San Francisco High School Football Field After Graduation

Vandals used pieces of protective tarp to fashion a giant swastika on the football field at El Camino High School in South San Francisco.

06/02/2015

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Pot Panel Ponders Using Tax Revenue To Fund Drug Counseling At Every California High School

Members of a commission led by California’s lieutenant governor said Tuesday that legalizing the recreational use of marijuana could generate enough tax revenue to fund drug education and counseling centers at every high school in the state, a potential upside that should be seriously considered as activists work to put a pot-legalization initiative before voters next year.

05/20/2015

Foothill High School, Pleasanton (CBS)

Pleasanton High School Student’s Petition Claims Dress Code Is Sexist, Unfair To Women

A high school student in Pleasanton has launched a petition to change her school’s dress code, saying it is sexist and unfairly singles out young women.

05/19/2015

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