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    Walden West: New molest charges against 'Papa Bear'

    Prosecutors added a second boy victim to the child molestation charges against former Walden West science camp aide. 
    This week I met Susan Martin, the newly named interim president of San Jose State. The 64-year-old academic from Michigan was on campus for a short visit before returning home to pack for her year here.  
     
    A progress report by the Walden West Task Force Wednesday night at the Santa Clara County Office of Education's board meeting revealed some behind-the-scenes changes that have already been made or could be made.  
     
    Jon Kawamoto
    "It was a tough decision, but I thought it was in the best interest of Skyline at this point. This year felt like a perfect storm, personally and professionally," Skyline High School Principal Vinh Trinh said. "It was tough over the past five years. Everything I did I lived, I breathed Skyline High School 24/7. I felt that I needed to step away to take care of myself. If not, I can't take care of the community and the school."  
     
    After dismissing two incoming freshmen for off-field incidents, San Jose State football coach Ron Caragher might reorganize the Spartans' offseason program to have coaches on campus before fall camp begins to keep players out of trouble.  
     
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    In a new book, Stanford dean Julie Lythcott-Haims tells parents "How to Raise an Adult," and how and why to avoid the "overparenting trap."  
     
    AccomplishmentsQuarry Lane High student attends national tech conference: The Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders recently met in Boston for honors-only high school students from around the United States.  
     
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.  
     
    Cal will require 80 percent of all athletes to have a 3.0 grade-point average by 2017; standards exceeded only by Stanford.  
     
    The search is intensifying for a San Francisco teacher who has been been missing for 10 days.  
     
    J.J. Abrams broke his back filming 'Star Wars'

    The 'Star Wars: Episode VII -- The Force Awakens' director reveals to Jon Stewart how the Millennium Falcon door that injured Harrison Ford on set also broke Abrams' back.