Education

The track at San Jose State, which has been used by Olympic medal-winning athletes, will be turned into a parking lot.
Matt Bigler/ KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
April 05, 2019 - 12:52 pm
SAN JOSE —Some San Jose State alumni are outraged that the university has decided to pave over an historic track and turn it into a parking garage. Bud Winter Field, the track where Olympic medal-winning sprinters Tommie Smith, John Carlos and Lee Evans trained as undergrads, has nearly reached the...
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Guatemalan engineering students show off their entry into the Shell Eco-Marathon at Sonoma Raceway.
Jeffrey Schaub/KCBS Radio
Jeffrey Schaub
April 04, 2019 - 10:05 pm
Thousands of high school and university students from across North and South America are at Sonoma Raceway this weekend for the Shell Eco-Marathon, competing to build the most mileage efficient vehicles.
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Teachers at the Manzanita School in Oakland discovered that vandals had caused extensive damage during spring break in March 2019.
Courtesy of Eyana Spencer.
Megan Goldsby
April 03, 2019 - 9:07 am
Teachers and staff returned from spring break to find that vandals had caused extensive damage at their Oakland elementary school during the vacation.
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A school district is building affordable housing for its teachers and staff in Mountain View, where rents have surged.
Matt Bigler/ KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
April 02, 2019 - 8:24 pm
MOUNTAIN VIEW — A Bay Area school district is launching a first-in-the-state program to build sub-market rate housing for teachers and staff. The Mountain View Whisman School District has approved a deal with a developer to build a 144-unit apartment building just for teachers and school staff...
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Teachers and students in Fremont joined together to demand a raise for the educators in a protest on March 29, 2019.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
March 29, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Teachers demanding better wages and threatening to strike has been common around California districts, but, in a twist, Fremont educators protested by showing up early on Friday.
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Paige Cornelius, a former Cal student, appeared on "The Today Show" to discuss her Facebook post accusing members of the football team of sexual harassment.
The Today Show
Matt Bigler
March 28, 2019 - 1:36 pm
The former UC Berkeley student who made explosive sexual assault allegations against the Cal football team is now speaking out about what happened to her.
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Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
March 27, 2019 - 10:42 am
Racist graffiti was discovered at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill, the second such incident this month at the East Bay school.
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Vanden High School in Fairfield.
Vanden High School
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 27, 2019 - 8:22 am
Vanden High School in Fairfield will be closed on Wednesday as school district officials and police investigate a threat of violence.
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Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen
Doug Sovern
March 26, 2019 - 2:26 pm
California Sen. Kamala Harris rolled out the first major policy proposal of her nascent presidential campaign by calling for giving teachers a significant raise with federal tax revenue.
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 Paul Shatswell, the principal of Pittsburg Unified School District's adult education program, died from a gunshot wound allegedly inflicted by his wife.
Pittsburg Adult Education Center
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 25, 2019 - 8:42 am
A principal in an East Bay school district died on Sunday from a gunshot wound inflicted by his wife, police said.
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