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Charter Schools Checked in Richmond

The city council enacted a moratorium on charters in industrial zones, and the school district alleges that one charter-school chain is violating local, state, and federal codes.
May 23, 2018

Teachers Deserve Better Salaries

Educators speak out on Alameda’s poorly paid teachers.
April 25, 2018

Fun First, Learning Second

STEM educational camps offer summer school without pressure — no homework, no tests.
March 27, 2018

The Kilduff Files: Santiago Rizzo Has Made an Authentic Film About Coming of Age in Berkeley

It’s also won awards. But will any movie studios distribute it?
February 5, 2018

Immersing in Emeryville

The East Bay German International School appears to be thriving in its new location.
January 24, 2018

Trying to Avoid the Contact High

Alameda school board members and parents were influential in convincing the city to scale back its plan to legalize cannabis.
January 8, 2018

The Right to Read

Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
December 27, 2017

Helping Kids Tame Their Inner Dragons

Alameda schools are turning to socio-emotional learning techniques to help students manage anger and emotions.
December 21, 2017

The Wrong Path?

Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
November 13, 2017

The Spanish Teaching Shortage

In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
November 8, 2017

 

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