Blog Archives

Roslyn M. Brock

NAACP Calls for Moratorium on Charter Schools

Members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Board of Directors ratified a resolution last Saturday adopted by delegates at its 2016 107th National Convention calling for a moratorium on charter [...]
“There is a common stereotype that Asian Americans in particular are the model minority and that they have no trouble graduating from SF State. However, this is far from the truth when one looks at data by ethnicity, income and also disability,” said Grace Yoo, professor and chair of Asian American Studies. Yoo will oversee the new ASPIRE program in partnership with co-investigator Luoluo Hong, vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management.

SF State Receives $1.5 million Grant to Boost Graduation Rates

By Mary Kenny, SFSU News   San Francisco State University will launch a new program, funded by a five-year, $1.5 million U.S. Department of Education grant, designed to improve retention and graduation rates of high-need, [...]

UC Berkeley joins CyberTran to Solve Traffic Congestion

  UC Berkeley announced this week that it has joined forces with CyberTran International Inc. (CTI), Stantec, a global Architecture and Engineering firm, and a group of small businesses to apply jointly to the MacArthur [...]

Kharyshi Wiginton Challenges West Oakland School Board Incumbent Pro-charter school groups pour $70,000 into District 3 campaign

Two-term incumbent Jumoke Hinton Hodge is facing three challengers to represent District 3 on the Oakland Board of Education in a race that is focusing on the school board’s infatuation with charter schools, lack of [...]
Keith Bowman

SF State Joins Groundbreaking Bioengineering Center

San Francisco State University will join a groundbreaking cell engineering center based at UC San Francisco (UCSF) aimed at adapting tools from engineering, the physical sciences and computer science to design automated machines around living [...]