Will Bay Area’s private school...

Jun 4, 2020 by

St. John the Baptist Catholic School in Napa closed this week after 108 years. The closure reflects a wider, nationwide trend of...

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Congress tries to fix ‘kiddie ...

May 26, 2019 by

A change to the “kiddie tax” last year has created some adult-size problems that Congress is trying to fix. The kiddie tax refers to...

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Offensive or important? Debate...

Apr 8, 2019 by

For 84 years, San Francisco high school students have walked to class past the scenes of black slaves picking cotton and white...

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Students of Sidwell Friends Sc...

Mar 8, 2019 by

WASHINGTON – High school students at the elite Sidwell Friends School displayed swastikas during an afternoon assembly...

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Oakland sued for certifying ed...

Feb 3, 2019 by

A group of property owners has sued Oakland over the City Council’s certification of a tax measure that failed to reach a standard...

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Should school start later? Sle...

Sep 12, 2018 by

Middle and high school students do better when they get an extra hour or so of sleep, according to research and, many parents would...

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Campuses see sharp rise in whi...

Jul 3, 2018 by

White supremacist groups are increasingly using propaganda like flyers and posters to spread bigoted messages on college campuses, a...

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UC students demand ouster of r...

Nov 16, 2017 by

  Nanette Asimov – A band of UC Berkeley students showed up at the University of California regents meeting in San...

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Wine Country fires: Educators,...

Oct 17, 2017 by

Principal Teresa Ruffoni greeted students at Crane Elementary School in Rohnert Park on Monday morning, their first day back in class...

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New UC Berkeley leader takes o...

Aug 15, 2017 by

Selling beer at Cal football games. Shrinking the number of players on men’s teams. Offering naming rights for UC Berkeley’s gleaming...

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Effort to bar child marriage i...

Jul 8, 2017 by

A Bay Area legislator was shocked when he learned from a young constituent that while Californians cannot legally consent to sex...

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American education needs compe...

Sep 3, 2014 by

Vicki E. Alger – Nobel Prize-winning economist Milton Friedman championed individual liberty and free markets instead of bigger...

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