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Education

School in Early August?

Oakland Unified is planning to start school on Aug. 13 next year, and some parents and camp directors don’t like it.

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.

Throwing Sticks in the Woods

Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training trains teachers to bring their students outdoors.

What’s Worse than Finals? The Lack of Housing

When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.

The Great School Scramble

After Lum Elementary closed in June because of earthquake risks, Alameda parents have been hustling to find new schools for their kids this fall.

Finally, Some Stability

Oakland’s new schools superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell, a city native, hopes to bring an end to the revolving door of district leaders.

School Days

What’s the biggest challenge teachers face today?

It’s Her Time

New UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ is facing some major challenges. And the university’s first female chancellor might just be the perfect person for the job.

Pass the Hot Chips

As schools work to improve their nutritional offerings, kids are becoming human vending machines, selling junk food to their peers.

Tomorrow’s Doctors, Pharmacists, and Nurses

Two teen internship programs give high schoolers meaningful health care job experiences in working hospital settings.