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Protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus at 18th and Valencia streets in San Francisco, April 11, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Block Another Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of March Against Evictions

Dozens of protesters in San Francisco blocked a bus headed for Google headquarters Friday morning and dozens more are expected during an afternoon march to rally against the evictions of local teachers and other longtime city residents.

04/11/2014

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Hundreds Of SF Teachers Skip School Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

The San Francisco Unified School District was forced to scramble for substitutes Tuesday as 432 teachers either called in sick or took a personal day ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday.

11/27/2013

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Gov. Brown Vetoes ‘Imperfect’ Teacher Discipline Bill

Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday vetoed what he termed an “imperfect” union-backed bill intended to streamline the dismissal of teachers accused of misconduct, calling on lawmakers to try again next year.

10/10/2013

Students walk near Sather Gate on the University of California at Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Program Helps Public Servants Forgive Student Loans

College debt means dreams delayed for many graduates. A little-known program could help many former students get off the hook for their debts.

09/16/2013

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill Eases Path To Firing Teachers For Misconduct

The state Legislature has passed a bill intended to speed and streamline the process for dismissing teachers accused of misconduct, despite the opinion of some that the measure should be improved, possibly next year.

09/12/2013

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Finding Appropriate Technology For School Kids

As more and more technology makes its way into classrooms, schools and educators are having to determine what is appropriate for students to use.

08/26/2013

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Stanford Teachers, Students Told To Change Passwords After Security Breach

Stanford University was advising students and other users of its computer system to change their passwords after the school discovered a security breach of its information technology infrastructure.

07/25/2013

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East Bay Lawmaker’s Bill To Ease Teacher Firing Approved

The state Assembly on Wednesday passed a labor-backed bill that would make it easier to discipline and fire teachers accused of misconduct.

05/29/2013

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California Teacher Pensions Need $4.5B More Each Year, Report Finds

A new report said California needs to pay an additional $4.5 billion a year to shore up its financially shaky teacher retirement fund.

03/20/2013

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Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland Schools

The study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.

03/20/2013

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