By Daniel Heimpel A fortnight ago, the appeals court for the Second Appellate District in California invalidated a court order that had eased media access to Los Angeles County’s otherwise closed juvenile dependency hearings.This ends [...]
Touro University California (TUC), an independent, not-for-profit Jewish-sponsored graduate school located on Mare Island in Vallejo, recently announced the opening of its School of Nursing in August 2014.
Administrators at Leadership Public Schools (LPS), a charter school with campuses in Oakland and other Bay Area cites, are saying that the Oakland Airport Business Park is a fairly ideal location for the school despite [...]
Local business owners are raising concerns about negative impacts of a plan by developer Phil Tagami’s company CCIG to place a charter public high school with nearly 500 students at Oakland Airport Business Park. The [...]
President Obama recently launched an innovative “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative to support young African American men by keeping them focused on education and out of prison. Th
At its general meeting on February 25, the San Francisco Board of Education unanimously approved a policy aimed at further improving school climate at all San Francisco Unified School District schools and reducing student suspensions.
It’s tough and expensive to become a teacher. For most people in California it now requires five different standardized tests, a year of classes and six months of unpaid labor AFTER completion of the B.A.Now [...]
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris this week announced a package of legislation to help local school districts and communities address California’s elementary school truancy crisis.Each year, an estimated one million elementary school students are truant, [...]
Overcomers With Hope (OWH) Television Broadcast Digital Arts Media Training Program based in Oakland is set to re-launch its services to underserved youth. The state-of-the-art facility is housed in the Liberty Hall – Marcus Garvey [...]
Brian Crowell, a Berkeley High School history teacher, is locked in a fight with his school and district over the Berkeley Peer Assistance and Review (B-PAR) program, which was originally designed to help underperforming teachers [...]