Teachers and staff in the Berkeley public schools are alleging that the district has engaged in discriminatory hiring and promotion practices against African Americans and older staff.
The annual picnic for all McClymonds High School alumni will be held Saturday, Sept. 26 from noon to 6 p.m. at Defremery Park at 16th and Adeline streets.
The American Federation of Teachers’ (AFT) Albert Shanker Institute released a report this week showing modest progress in teacher diversity across the country, though the number of Black teachers are falling dramatically in some major [...]
Parents, students and interested stakeholders are invited to attend community meetings to give input on school facilities, to help guide future construction decisions, officials from the West Contra Costa Unified School District announced this week.
UC Berkeley officials recently announced a new initiative to attract more Black students, faculty and senior-level staff and improve the campus climate for African Americans. Despite being six percent of the state population, [...]
The Oakland Raiders and Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC), through the NFL Foundation Grassroots Program, recently awarded the East Bay Asian Youth Center (EBAYC) with a $200,000 field surface grant to help install a [...]
Activists from Chicago have been on a hunger strike for more than two weeks to save Chicago’s Dyett High School, which has been closed. This week, two hunger strikers will join American Federation [...]
Local residents are raising concerns about “meeting procedures” and “meeting norms” dictating the behavior of the Oakland Board of Education, which could limit board members’ ability to lead the district, as they were elected to [...]
By Yasmin Anwar, Berkeley News First comes the honeymoon, then the culture shock, followed by an adjustment period and finally mastery. That’s the “U-Curve” trajectory typically experienced by international students, according to the [...]
Courtesy of USF News One year into the Sport Management Master’s Program, Chris Brown, Class of 2016, is already tying it all together, with style. A 2014 graduate of CSU-Sacramento, both his coworkers [...]