An East Bay teenager has a closet like no other – she fills it with thousands of pieces of clothing to give away, a project that has earned her this week’s Jefferson Award.
New polling found a slim majority of California voters favor tax-hike initiative the governor placed on the November ballot.
A recent crackdown aimed at curtailing drug sales and violent crime around schools in San Francisco’s Bayview, Mission and Tenderloin neighborhoods netted 25 arrests, police said.
A man was shot and killed in Bay Point Thursday afternoon, a Contra Costa County Sheriff’s captain confirmed.
A lockdown at an East Oakland campus that was prompted by a police search for a suspect has been lifted, an Oakland Unified School District spokesman said Thursday afternoon.
California’s move to tighten eligibility requirements for its Cal Grant program will eliminate or reduce awards to 14,500 students, most of them enrolled in for-profit colleges such as the University of Phoenix, the California Student Aid Commission announced Tuesday.
Children who come with the ability to interact with computer screens and basic keyboard knowledge find it much easier to learn in today’s classrooms.
Teachers will tell you, when students arrive with the tools for school, they’re often excited to learn. An Oakland woman has spent the last decade making sure tens of thousands of low income kids are prepared.
San Francisco Unified School District teachers have voted to authorize a strike in response to a stalemate in contract negotiations with the district, union officials said Friday.
The clock is ticking for students who have taken out subsidized federal loans for college as an interest rate reduction is set to expire.