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2:44pm

Thu May 24, 2012
Education

Bay Area organization gets readers across the country up to speed

Courtesy of www.readingpartners.org

This week, the California Department of Education gave us some grim news: according to its biannual report on the financial health of the state’s school systems, nearly one-fifth of school districts in the state face bankruptcy, and that includes six Bay Area districts – four in Santa Clara County and two in San Mateo County.

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9:38am

Thu May 24, 2012
morning News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday, May 24, 2012

San Francisco Chronicle // Some investors have reacted angrily to Facebook's debut as a public company, accusing the social networking giant of failing to reveal pertinent financial information in advance of its IPO. Several media outlets have claimed that Facebook gave banks information that would provide unfair advantage over other investors, prompting lawsuits and government inquiries...

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10:35am

Thu May 10, 2012
Politics, Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots: Top news stories for Thursday May 10, 2012

(SF Chronicle) // After a one-hour stand-off, a suspect in a Rohnert Park murder case was killed by police in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco. After firing numerous shots and setting fires in an apartment on Post Street, the gunman was shot dead at around 10 p.m....

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1:33pm

Tue May 8, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, May 8, 2012

California Watch // The Federal Election Committee recently passed a proposal to let consumers trade in loyalty program points for donations to their preferred political candidate. Now, regulators are reviewing Repledge.com, which would would make Republican and Democratic donations made through the Repledge system cancel each other out, redirecting the money to charities...

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1:35pm

Tue May 1, 2012
Afternoon News Roundup

Connecting the Dots: Afternoon edition for Tuesday, May 1, 2012

(SF Gate) // Protestors vandalized cars and more than 30 businesses last night in the Mission district. The protestors were part of a group that marched from Dolores Park and traveled down 18th Street and onto Valencia, where they smashed windows and threw paint and eggs onto buildings and hoods of parked cars...

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