Education

6:32pm

Tue October 14, 2014
Education

San Francisco Schools grapple with Common Core, new technology

Note: The San Francisco Unified School District owns KALW's broadcast license. 

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6:49pm

Tue September 16, 2014
Education

New admissions policy at Mills allows students with diverse gender identities to apply

Sonj Basha stands in front of Mills Hall
Angela Johnston

Skylar Crownover is walking me through the lush tree lined streets of Mills College, and through buildings with red clay roofs.

Students constantly wave hello as we make our way to the center of campus. Crownover is a junior this year, and the current student body president.

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3:04pm

Mon September 15, 2014
Education

Learn to ride a bike, the 21st Century way

Courtesy, SF Streets

 

San Francisco is a bike-friendly city, despite its famous hills. There are designated bike lanes on streets throughout town, and the number of riders increases annually. In fact, there’s been a nearly one hundred percent increase in cycling between 2006, the first year numbers were tracked, and 2013.  That means right now, well over eight thousand men, women and children are pedaling around town.

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12:00am

Thu September 11, 2014
Education

Your Call: What pressures are teachers under today?

  

 

 

On the September 11th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Dana Goldstein, author of The Teacher Wars: A History of America’s Most Embattled Profession. The book chronicles the history of teaching in America and how it impacts current teacher struggles. With federal governments, parents, and school reformer groups telling teachers what to do, how does it affect teachers’ ability to actually educate? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar, and you.

 

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12:00am

Wed September 10, 2014

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