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Alameda Mom Wants School to Start Later

After researching teens’ sleep habbits, Karie Frasch petitions the school board to start school no earlier than 8:30 a.m. to improve learning outcomes. The district is studying it.
May 4, 2016

Noor Hezam Bridges a Cultural Gap

An Arabic-speaking teaching paraprofessional from Yemen takes new families under her wing at Ruby Bridges.
April 20, 2016

Christine Chilcott Needs Teachers’ Help

Paying teachers skilled in Common Core to train their counterparts outside the classroom is one way to better assist learners
February 16, 2016

Making Contact Uses Radio to Amplify the Voiceless

Giving voices to the voiceless is the primary goal of Making Contact, a 29-minute public affairs program produced by the National Radio Project in Oakland.
January 30, 2016

Making Gains Ground in Alameda

The Alameda Makers Consortium held a recent Makers Meet & Greet to explore creating an ecosystem of making to embrace the Island’s countless inventors, tinkerers, and hobbyists engaged in all types of do-it-yourself projects.
January 12, 2016

Education Angel Bridges the Gaps

The Alameda Education Foundation helps Alameda public school students receive a richer education experience.
December 10, 2015

Better Lunches Land in Alameda Schools

Eliodoro Garcia, the new district cook, brings culinary talents and wholesome ingredients to lunch trays.
December 1, 2015

Words on Wheels Distributes Books by Bikes

Library outreach in Alameda hits the road by trike with a stylish new bikemobile crisscrossing the Island.
November 24, 2015

The Changing Face of Nursing

It’s still mostly white and female, but recruiters at Samuel Merritt University and Cal State East Bay are looking for diversity.
October 16, 2015

Gray Harris Has a Point to Make

Alameda’s latest school board appointee, Gray Harris, talks about living up to expectations.
October 8, 2015