SF Teachers Missed More School Than Students Last YearThe San Francisco Chronicle has reported that the average instructor was absent 11 school days during the 2013-2014 year, while the typical student missed fewer than seven days. That means teachers were absent, on average, 6.6 percent of the time while students missed 3.7 percent of their scheduled school time.
Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SFA private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.
Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni's Pilot ProgramPolice moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco's Mission District Friday morning -- day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city's mass transit commute.
Santa Cruz Sets Up Water Conservation Classes To Let Residents Avoid PenaltiesSanta Cruz has set up something of a traffic school to help water wasters avoid penalties from the state during the severe drought.
Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During SchoolThe American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has sued in Alameda Superior Court on behalf of students at seven schools claiming that the lack of teaching time “slowly rob[s] students of an equal education.”
7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping IncidentsA 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.
Bay Area's Middle Class Being Pushed Out Of SF Metro Area's Housing MarketThe middle class is being pushed out of the San Francisco metro area’s housing market.
California Lawmakers Want Textbooks To Highlight President Obama’s Civil Rights Significance If the California State Assembly gets its way, students in the 7th to 12th grades will learn about the racial significance of the election of President Obama in their social studies classes.
State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California SchoolsA state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.
‘Lying 101’ Course Offered At Saint Mary’s CollegeWhat causes people to lie and how do you spot someone who isn’t giving you the truth? These are among the topics discussed in the new Lying 101 class offered at Saint Mary’s College this January.
16-Year Old Student Arrested For Bringing Sawed-Off Shotgun To SF High SchoolA 16-year-old student was arrested for bringing a sawed-off rifle to a high school in San Francisco’s Portola District on Tuesday, police said.