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Exploring realistic solutions to the challenges facing California schools

Thursday, Sep 25, 2014 at 06:59 PM PDT

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Lessons Learned from the Napa Quake

Napa Valley Unified’s 30 schools suffered no structural damage in the 6.0 temblor that struck in the middle of the night last month. But when inspectors fanned out to classrooms soon after the quake, they found...

Friday, Sep 26, 2014 at 10:33 AM PDT

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

The Strong Social Skills of Latino Kinders

Latino children often arrive at kindergarten behind their peers in English and other subjects. But research is shedding new light on their little-known strengths: Latino children on average have strong...

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 at 08:39 PM PDT

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Young Congressman's Growing Political Clout

Joaquin Castro, a democrat from Texas who attended Stanford, emerges as an advocate for immigration reform and closing the achievement gap between minority students and their peers.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 at 09:13 PM PDT

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Class Action: Pleasanton Unified's Superintendent

Parvin Ahmadi talks about the expansion of Pleasanton's program for instructional coaches. The coaches go into classrooms to provide professional development for teachers.

Friday, Jun 20, 2014 at 11:11 PM PDT

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Class Action: Who Wants to Teach?

Teaching has been in the news a lot recently and not always in the best light. But that’s not stopping Teach.org - a campaign to recruit a new generation of teachers from the best and brightest students...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 06:55 PM PDT

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

Class Action: Judge Rules Teacher Tenure Laws "Unconstitutional"

A judge ruled Tuesday that California's public school teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional, after hearing testimony from students who argued the job protections made it virtually impossible to dismiss...

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CHP, OPD in Dispute Over Plainclothes Officers

CHP, OPD in Dispute Over Plainclothes Officers

The California Highway Patrol says it notified Oakland police that plainclothes officers would mingle with protesters demonstrating against police brutality in the East Bay.

Rallies for Racial Justice, Police Accountability

Rallies for Racial Justice, Police Accountability

A host of rallies and marches for racial justice and police accountability were on tap in the Bay Area on Thursday, from public defenders showing their support for "Black Lives Matter," to activists in San Jose...

Storms Provide "Foothold for Drought Recovery" in California

Storms Provide "Foothold for Drought Recovery" in California

A string of storms that marched across California this month provided enough rain to boost reservoir levels and slightly improve drought conditions after three consecutive dry years. The state still likely needs

Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Michael Peevey will make his final statements from the president’s chair of the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday, ending 12 years that conclude in the middle of one of the biggest scandals...

No Charges For Cop Who Took Home 4 Pounds of Pot

No Charges For Cop Who Took Home 4 Pounds of Pot

A Richmond police officer who took 4 pounds of marijuana home instead of filing it in the department's evidence locker will not be charged with a crime, according to the Contra Costa County District Attorney's...

Morgan Hill Man, 26, Arrested on Sex Assault Charges

Morgan Hill Man, 26, Arrested on Sex Assault Charges

San Jose police have arrested a 26-year-old man on suspicion of sexually assaulting two women, about than twice his age.