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Cal brouhaha over conservative...

Jul 22, 2017 by

By Nanette Asimov – Conservative columnist Ben Shapiro, the latest right-wing pundit whom a Republican student organization has...

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There is still time to find a ...

Jun 24, 2017 by

It’s late May, and you have a nagging feeling you’ve forgotten something. But with all of the end-of-the-year school activities, it’s...

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Backers abandon $10 million Su...

May 28, 2017 by

By Jill Tucker – Backers of a $10 million plan to reinvent the American high school in Oakland have scrapped the project,...

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Former professor arrested in b...

May 26, 2017 by

A 28-year-old former East Bay community college professor was arrested for a brutal bike-lock attack amid a clash between President...

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Jerry Brown withholds $50M fro...

May 16, 2017 by

SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown, responding to a scathing audit of the University of California headquarters, withheld $50 million from...

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UC Berkeley changes plans, inv...

Apr 20, 2017 by

A day after canceling a scheduled speech by Ann Coulter for security reasons, UC Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said Thursday...

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State high school graduation r...

Apr 11, 2017 by

California high school graduation rates went up for the seventh year in a row, marking a new record high, with notable gains made by...

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Priscilla Chan touts Teach for...

Apr 2, 2017 by

By Jill Tucker – Dr. Priscilla Chan described when she first recognized the needs of children in disadvantaged communities and...

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UC Berkeley worker says profes...

Mar 26, 2017 by

Nanette Asimov – A former UC Berkeley employee claims in a lawsuit that a prominent philosophy professor groped and sexually...

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SF school-assignment letters t...

Mar 21, 2017 by

By Nanette Asimov – The San Francisco Unified School District — where a snafu has delayed its mailing of all-important...

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Outrage over dean altering sto...

Mar 9, 2017 by

Student journalists and alumni of the private Santa Clara University are expressing outrage that administrators have forced students...

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San Francisco students push to...

Mar 3, 2017 by

By Jill Tucker – That old playground saying about sticks and stones breaking bones but words never hurting? It’s wrong. Ask...

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SF reaches deal for free tuiti...

Feb 7, 2017 by

City College of San Francisco will be free of charge to all city residents under a deal announced Monday by Mayor Ed Lee and...

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UC settles sex assault case fo...

Feb 3, 2017 by

The University of California will pay $1.15 million to a former UC Santa Cruz student to settle her claim that a professor raped her...

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UC regents approve first tuiti...

Jan 27, 2017 by

The University of California regents voted Thursday to raise tuition and fees next academic year for the first time since 2011 — but...

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Bill would require teaching of...

Jan 21, 2017 by

Unwilling to wait for history to become, well, history, a Marin County legislator wants to make sure state schools teach students...

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Oakland schools abruptly cut o...

Jan 20, 2017 by

Without warning, the Oakland Unified School District has decided to stop paying AC Transit to run buses to several city schools,...

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Oakland schools chief imposes ...

Jan 12, 2017 by

By Jill Tucker – Oakland schools Superintendent Antwan Wilson bypassed the school board and imposed a hiring freeze and...

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UC’s tuition increase: A case ...

Jan 8, 2017 by

By Nanette Asimov – The University of California announced a proposal this week to raise tuition next fall — but managed to...

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UC proposes first tuition hike...

Jan 4, 2017 by

Tuition at the University of California is expected to grow for the first time since 2011 under a proposal the UC regents will...

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