Emeryville schools chief sharpens budget-cutting knife
The district is facing staff cuts after 15 years of declining enrollment.
The Brookvale neighborhood property was bought for $52.8 million. It is situated at 35068 Fremont Blvd., near Decoto Road, and set between two housing tracts.
A report from the nonprofit California Policy Center shows that many retired teachers and credentialed administrators earn far more than many members of the public may believe, including over 200 in the East Bay who took in more than $100,000 each in 2014. With CalSTRS' unfunded liability at $75 billion, increased pension payments are cutting into classroom spending, says the organization's executive director.
A Danville student named Everest decides to turn sadness and frustration over his inability to travel straight to the heart of Nepal, the country of his namesake, into the next best thing: a website for a local grass-roots fundraising campaign to help Nepal earthquake relief efforts. It has so far raised more than $7,000.
The scholarship pays for college and graduate school for high-performing, low-income high school seniors and is given to 1,000 students nationwide.
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'An Ember in the Ashes' poised to set YA market afire
After a launch party April 28 at Kepler's Books, Sabaa Tahir of Mountain View will embark on a seven-city national book tour; and Paramount has already snapped up the movie rights in a seven-figure deal and foreign rights have been sold in 24 countries.
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More 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' details released
J.J. Abrams gives up new details in Vanity Fair article