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San Leandro high school teacher charged in sexual relationship with student
San Leandro High School teacher Leon Chang, 27, surrendered to San Jose police Thursday after he was charged by the Alameda County District Attorney's Office with statutory rape and arranging a meeting with a minor for lewd purposes, San Leandro police said in a statement.
California voters, by a 57 percent majority, approve extending public schooling to 4-year-olds, even if it costs the state an additional $1.4 billion, according to a Field Poll released Friday. The majority support comes from even those without children under age 6.
A special task force convened at San Jose State after allegations that a black student was relentlessly bullied by his white roommates concluded its work Thursday night -- and told President Mo Qayoumi all eyes will be on him as he considers their recommendations.
The city of San Jose and the Santa Clara Unified School District are nearing the finish line in the $80 million purchase of the former Agnews Developmental Center from the state. Votes to authorize final negotiations on the 81 acres are set Tuesday for the San Jose City Council and Thursday for the school district.
The superintendent has a key responsibility to oversee finances of the 18 school districts in the county, to sound alarms when one is heading for a financial cliff or unrealistically addressing its accounting. For that reason, the superintendent must be lead by fiscal example.
Scholars were picked based on high academic ability and achievements, leadership, and financial need. The Jack Kent Cooke foundation picked recipients from families with an average adjusted gross income of approximately $25,000.
James Logan High School and Seales Elementary were locked down Wednesday morning after a man was robbed at gunpoint outside a Union City school.
This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance
At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant
Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.