School is about to start, but ...

Aug 9, 2020 by

What the school day looks like for California’s 6 million students will depend on what comes out of largely secret labor talks...

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Higher ed leaders launch $187 ...

Mar 9, 2020 by

Educational leaders across the state have launched a campaign aimed at motivating college students to participate in the 2020 census...

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Gavin Newsom wants to suspend ...

Feb 6, 2020 by

Concerned that the state’s physical fitness test leads to body-shaming, bullying and discrimination, Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed a...

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Merriam-Webster embraced the n...

Oct 25, 2019 by

The nonbinary ‘they’ was big news. But it wasn’t new. Not to the LGBTQ community, not to many local students and...

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Hearst Foundations announce gr...

Oct 12, 2019 by

Several Bay Area education nonprofits were among the organizations that received more than $1 million in grants from the Hearst...

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California to let college athl...

Sep 30, 2019 by

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Defying the NCAA, California’s governor signed a first-in-the-nation law Monday that will let college...

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SF school board need not be a ...

Jul 13, 2019 by

Murals like George Washington High’s have sparked controversy around the country, but other institutions have found...

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$600 to wash a car that never ...

Jul 2, 2019 by

Construction projects spiraling tens of millions of dollars over budget, outside consultants being paid for work already done by...

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Amazon could face heightened a...

Jun 2, 2019 by

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators that puts it under closer watch by the...

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Community colleges racked by d...

Apr 11, 2019 by

Two years ago, the state board that oversees California’s 114 community colleges and its new chancellor, Eloy Ortiz Oakley, launched...

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Settlement pressure rises in a...

Mar 28, 2019 by

The next move in the college admissions scandal will unfold in a Boston federal courtroom April 3, when Felicity Huffman, Lori...

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‘Free’ community college is gr...

Dec 23, 2018 by

A new state law that promises free tuition for first-year, full-time students at most California community colleges gets an A for...

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Teacher dismissed for seeking ...

Dec 18, 2018 by

Kristen Biel, a fifth-grade Catholic school teacher in California, was fired after she was diagnosed with breast cancer and needed...

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City considers extending CCSF’...

Dec 2, 2018 by

More than 4,000 new students have enrolled in City College of San Francisco since all courses became free for city residents last...

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Teacher in Paradise protected ...

Nov 19, 2018 by

By Jonathan Zimmerman – You’ve probably read about the teachers and bus drivers who evacuated children from the devastating...

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CHRISTIAN STUDENT VICIOUSLY AT...

Nov 10, 2018 by

A student senator at UC Berkeley abstained from a vote supporting transgender rights last week, then took a moment to explain her...

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Gates Foundation directs educa...

Aug 29, 2018 by

By Sally Ho – Bill Gates and his wife, Melinda, will direct grants to groups working directly with public school districts....

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More money to schools but less...

Aug 22, 2018 by

Call it the Great California School Squeeze. The state is stuck in a school-funding paradox: Even though our schools have never had...

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UC Berkeley settles sex harass...

Dec 20, 2017 by

A UC Berkeley doctoral student whose academic career changed dramatically after an architecture professor placed his hand on her...

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University of California to op...

Oct 27, 2017 by

Nanette Asimov – The University of California, the site of several free-speech clashes and a First Amendment lawsuit this year,...

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