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Jason Bell, director of SF State's Project Rebound program, will head up a statewide effort to expand the program to seven additional California State University campuses, making it accessible to 70 percent of individuals monitored by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

$500,000 Grant Will Fund Project Rebound Programs at CSU Campuses

Courtesy of SFSU News   San Francisco State University will lead a statewide effort to expand college access for formerly incarcerated individuals, the University announced today.   Seven California State University campuses — Bakersfield, Fresno, [...]
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Grants Available for Summer Family Reading Celebrations

In partnership with the Hellman Foundation and the Thomas J. Long Foundation, the Richmond Community Foundation is offering grants for Summer Family Reading Celebrations that support the West Contra Costa Literacy Coalition’s comprehensive plan to [...]
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Bay Area Educators Speak in SF at National Conference on Race And Ethnicity

    Five Bay Area Educators are speaking t the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity (NCORE) Friday, June 3 at 8:30 a.m. in a workshop called “Innovations on Restorative Justice, Ethnic Studies, and Race-Conscious [...]
Mona Treviño (center) speaks at Wednesday’s school board meeting while members of Schools Oakland Students Deserve temporarily shut down the meeting protesting a takeover of the school district by charter schools. Photo by Ken Epstein.

Education Activists Protest Charter School Takeover of Oakland Public Schools

Education activists of color marched to the Oakland Board of Education Wednesday meeting, where they shut down the meeting for about 20 minutes to demand that the school board take a stand to halt “Common [...]
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Latino Students Need Latino Classroom Teachers, Says Richmond Educator and Researcher

  Richmond teacher Francisco Ortiz, presented the findings of his graduate research at a session of the California Association of Bilingual Educators (CABE) in San Francisco, summarizing what his experiences show about the positive impact [...]
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New Federal Report Finds U.S. Public Schools becoming Re-segregated by Race and Income

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a national report this week on racial and economic isolation in public schools.   Released on the 62nd anniversary of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court [...]