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Threat Of Teen With Gun Causes Morning Lockdown At Fremont Schools

Police said the lockdowns came after a call around 9:20 a.m. from a man reporting that he had encountered a teenage boy on a bicycle across from Centerville Junior High in the 37700 block of Fremont Boulevard who challenged him to a fight and claimed to have a gun.

03/19/2014

(CBS)

State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.

02/24/2014

(CBS)

5 Alameda Schools Briefly Locked Down After False Reports Of Gunman

Five schools in Alameda were briefly on lockdown because of a report that proved false of a man with a gun near one of the campuses this morning, police said.

10/25/2013

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Community Corner: New Coupon Site Helps Bay Area Schools

A new fundraising program has just launched in San Francisco with the hopes of helping local schools suffering from budget cuts.

04/14/2013

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California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.

02/06/2013

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Gunman Report A Hoax In Sunnyvale School Lockdown

A lockdown of three Sunnyvale schools Friday was lifted after a report a gunman nearby turned out to be a hoax, police said.

01/25/2013

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Ratchets Up Prop. 30 Campaign As Support Slips

California Gov. Jerry Brown is intensifying his campaign to pass Proposition 30, which has fallen below 50 percent support for the first time according to the latest statewide poll.

10/25/2012

Gov. Jerry Brown

Support Slips For Gov. Brown’s Tax Measure, But Voters Oppose Cuts

A new poll by the Public Policy Institute of California finds support is slipping for Gov. Jerry Brown’s November tax initiative.

10/24/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Brown Makes Final Push For Prop. 30, Warns Of Possible Cuts

As he makes a last-minute push for his November tax initiative, Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday that he wants to make sure voters “know the stakes” for California’s K-12 schools and colleges before they cast their ballots.

10/23/2012

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California School Performance Showing Improvement

The Education Department said more than half of California’s schools met the statewide academic achievement goal in 2012, the highest number ever.

10/11/2012

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