Hayward Scholar Overcomes Childhood Struggles To Become 1st In Family To Attend CollegeOn a recent school day, Briseida Ayala and her classmates mulled over an age-old question many consider to be the central issue of psychology: the debate of nature verses nurture. It's was a classroom discussion that hit close to home for the UC Berkeley-bound high school senior.
Oakland's Kaiser Elementary Slated to Close Following MergerHenry J. Kaiser Elementary in Oakland is set to be merged with another school. Parents from both schools packed a meeting Saturday and many were angry and skeptical of the plan.
14-Day Union City Teacher Strike Ends Pending Sunday VoteA tentative agreement was reached Friday between teachers and the New Haven Unified School District to end a strike in Union City that has lasted 14 days.
Stanford Prof. Creates Kindness Class To Help College Students Find EmpathyEmpathy in our culture is quickly receding, especially among college students, so a Stanford professor developed a class for his students called "Becoming Kinder."
Stanford Professor Details How Recent College Grads Can Fight Post-Grad DepressionIt's graduation time! It's a reason to celebrate, but it can be scar for many college grads who might be conflicted or worried about what's next.
New Haven Unified Teachers Striking For 3rd WeekStriking teachers at the New Haven Unified School District have entered their third week on the picket lines Monday.
New Haven Teacher Strike: State Superintendent To Join NegotiationsState Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is expected at negotiations Friday as the teacher strike in the New Haven Unified School District entered its 9th day.
San Jose 7th-Grader Among 8 Co-Champions at Scripps National Spelling BeeRishik Gandhasri, a seventh-grader at Silver Oak Elementary School in San Jose, was one of eight co-champions Thursday in the finals of the 92nd annual Scripps National Spelling Bee.
San Jose Students Vie for $1 Million Prize for Ocean ResearchA group of students from Valley Christian High School in San Jose are on their way to Monaco. They'll find out if they've won a $1 million prize in an international competition to invent new ways to map the ocean floor.
State Superintendent Calls For Resolution To New Haven Teacher Strike: 'Students Are Losing Out'As teachers in the New Haven Unified School District strike for a second week, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond has called on both sides to find a resolution.
Brand New Fremont Campus To Stay Empty Next Year Due To Student ShortageWhile many school districts don't have enough classrooms or teachers for their students, one Fremont district has a brand new school it can't fill.
New Haven Teacher Strike: Talks To Resume After Heated Board MeetingOfficials from the New Haven Teachers Association and the New Haven Unified School District will return to the bargaining table Wednesday afternoon.
Teacher Strike In New Haven District Enters 2nd WeekTeachers at the New Haven Unified School District serving Union City and Hayward returned to the picket lines Tuesday as a strike entered its second week.
No Deal Reached After Hopeful Talks; New Haven Teachers Strike To Enter 2nd WeekThe New Haven Unified School District announced that the 12-hour Memorial Day bargaining session was not able to produce a settlement. The strike will enter its second week Tuesday,
City Leaders Want Outdated, Downtown Building Turned Into SJSU Student HousingCity lawmakers are working on a plan for the state to relinquish the old Alfred Alquist building, move state offices to a newer site, and sell the property to San Jose State University for new dorms.