Schools

The Hoover Tower is visible through trees on the Stanford University campus on May 22, 2014 in Stanford, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Best Global Universities’ Are Right In Bay Area’s Backyard

Do you want your kids to attend one of the world’s most prestigious universities? They won’t have to go far, according to the latest ‘Best Global Universities Ranking’ from U.S. News and World Report.

10/28/2014

Classroom

Race For State Schools’ Chief Is One Of California’s Closest

The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.

10/27/2014

A surveillance image of a woman suspected of stealing from Santa Rosa school employees. 
(Santa Rosa Police Department)

Police Seek Identity Of Woman Tied To Thefts At 6 Santa Rosa Schools

Santa Rosa police are hoping the public can help identify a woman that may be linked thefts at half a dozen local schools.

10/02/2014

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

Why Is Governor Brown Striking Down More Bills Compared To His First Term In Office?

Governor Jerry Brown has been busy in recent weeks signing and vetoing legislation. Political analyst Melissa Griffin Caen has more on his decisions.

09/29/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Breaks Down Student Truancy Levels By Race

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second-annual report on California’s truancy levels, which for the first time breaks the numbers down by race.

09/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Castro Valley School District Defends Decision To Buy $14K Espresso Machine

The Castro Valley Unified School District is taking some heat for approving the purchase of a $14,000 espresso machine.

09/12/2014

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

California Teacher Unions Appeal Tenure Ruling

California’s powerful teachers unions fought back Wednesday against a court ruling that struck down state laws on tenure and job protection for their 400,000 members, less than a week after Gov. Jerry Brown filed his own appeal.

09/03/2014

(Adam Jan/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Jerry Brown Appeals California Teacher Tenure Ruling

Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California’s teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or at least raise the standards for obtaining them.

08/29/2014

Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Raiders Donate Funds For Napa Earthquake Relief

The Oakland Raiders football team Wednesday afternoon is donating $50,000 for earthquake relief to the American Red Cross, the Napa Valley Unified School District and the Napa Valley Education Foundation.

08/27/2014

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