Oakland school board opens the door another charter school
Hoping to turn around dismal education outcomes for kids in Oakland's most impoverished and violent neighborhood, a group of East Oakland leaders won approval to create a 'transformation' charter elementary school.
Cupertino student leaves International Geographic Olympiad early to get home for school, finds out later that he placed first.
Oakland Tribune editorial: Helen Foster is the better pick for Alameda County schools superintendent
New era of education financing requires someone willing to make tough, even unpopular, decisions. Foster better meets that requirement.
A subpoena from the Securities and Exchange Commission to the West Contra Costa school district obtained by this newspaper through a Public Records Act request shows that the federal agency is focusing on bond sales, fund transfers between bond accounts and non-construction related use of bond funds.
Schools seeking to install high-speed computer networks in time for Common Core tests next spring are eligible for nearly $27 million in one-time grants, which must be used to enhance Internet connections. The money is being allocated from Proposition 98 funds set aside to fund the Broadband Infrastructure Improvement Grant program.
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More hops to Hawaii
Hawaiian Airlines is adding flights from San Jose, SFO and Oakland airports.
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Joan Rivers stops breathing during throat surgery
Comedian reportedly rushed to New York hospital after going into either cardiac or respiratory arrest.