Education

Cade Weins, a senior at Paradise High School, poses with his golf clubs at the burned out ruins of his home in Paradise, Calif., Wednesday, June 5, 2019. When the Camp Fire swept through the area Weins, a member of the school's golf team, saved his golf clubs as he was evacuating. Weins and the rest of the Paradise High School Class of 2019 are graduating Thursday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
June 05, 2019 - 10:12 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Sean Newsom's senior year of high school started with typical teenage pranks, like sticking a cup to the roof of his car with magnets just to mess with people as he drove around his small town in the Northern California mountains. It ended with him living in an apartment...
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A school bus picks up students on October 10, 2008 in Pasadena, California.
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Margie Shafer
June 03, 2019 - 2:51 pm
A bill put forward by state Sen. Nancy Skinner (D-Berkeley) would prohibit schools from suspending students for low-level offenses known as “willful defiance.”
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UC-Santa Cruz
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Jennifer Hodges
May 31, 2019 - 3:11 pm
A professor at UC-Santa Cruz has been put on paid leave as university officials investigate claims that he made sexual and racist remarks, including claims he referred to a Muslim graduate student as a terrorist.
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Rishik Gandhasri of San Jose was one of eight students to tie for first place in the 2019 Scripps National Spelling Bee on May 30, 2019.
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Matt Bigler
May 31, 2019 - 10:34 am
A 13-year-old who goes to a San Jose middle school was one of eight students who emerged as co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
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President Barack Obama speaks with children at the Nationals Youth Academy.
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May 24, 2019 - 6:20 am
The scholar athletes at Nationals Youth Baseball Academy were awarded the surprise of a lifetime to celebrate the end of the school year: a visit from former President Barack Obama. Former president Obama got a first-hand look at the after-school programming of the Youth Baseball Academy, including...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California State Capitol on March 13, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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Doug Sovern
May 23, 2019 - 5:13 pm
State lawmakers are moving closer to cracking down on charter schools, and possibly banning new ones after this year.
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Picket signs are unloaded as teachers launch strike in New Haven Unified district
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 20, 2019 - 7:22 am
UNION CITY (KCBS Radio) -- Teachers launched a strike Monday morning against the New Haven Unified Schoo, District, which operates a dozen campuses in Union City and Hayward.
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Robert F. Smith, left, laughs with David Thomas, center, and actress Angela Bassett at Morehouse College on Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Atlanta. Smith, a billionaire technology investor and philanthropist, said he will provide grants to wipe out the student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College - an estimated $40 million. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement Sunday morning while addressing nearly 400 graduating seniors of the all-male historically black college in Atlanta. (Bo Emerson/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 19, 2019 - 2:49 pm
A billionaire technology investor stunned the entire graduating class at Morehouse College when he announced at their commencement Sunday that he would pay off their student loans __ estimated at up to $40 million. Robert F. Smith, this year's commencement speaker, made the announcement while...
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