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These Students Are Fighting For MORE Time In The Classroom

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

By Laura Rena Murray SAN FRANCISCO, May 29 (Reuters) - Eighteen California students from seven of the state's lowest performing school...

High Schoolers Launch Rubber Chicken Into Space

Posted 06.21.2012 | Education

The newest member of the exclusive space exploration club: A rubber chicken. During last month's solar storm -- the most intense radiation storm si...

Schools Bring Breakfast Out Of The Cafeteria And Into The Classroom

2011-03-16-Screenshot20110316at9.39.25AM.jpeg | Joanna Lin | Posted 12.27.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of California Watch. Every morning in Sarah McKerr's third-grade class at Foster Elementary School in Compton, st...

A Test Young Students Are 'Almost Guaranteed' To Fail

Posted 11.19.2011 | Education

Most four- and five-year-olds who take an English proficiency exam before kindergarten are bound to fail the test, according to a new study. Taking...

Tiny Tax Cut for Most Californians Equals a Huge, Hidden Tax on the State's College Students

Gary Orfield | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
Gary Orfield

The generation that voted itself huge tax cuts over the last few decades is now transferring the costs of the resulting fiscal crisis to college students in a way that will severely damage the state's future.

Gay Student Threatened Days Before He Was Slayed, Prosecutors Say

Posted 09.04.2011 | Education

Trial began this afternoon in the case of a California teenager accused of execution-style murdering a gay classmate at a middle school in 2008. Th...

Jobless California Grads Head Overseas

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Degreed and jobless, some recent graduates are circumventing America's employment market by heading overseas. The Sacramento Bee identified the tr...

California Crisis LIVE: Breaking News, Updates From 2010 Student Protests

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Protests, rallies and teach-ins are underway at colleges across California and the nation today, March 4, 2010. Last week, an impromptu University ...