Education

6:33pm

Mon February 4, 2013
Education

Urban Debate creates an alternative platform for students

Urban Debate has existed since 1985 and has continued to evolve – making it a national and local phenomenon. The Bay Area Urban Debate League sponsored a recent tournament at UC Berkeley, where 400 Bay Area high school students showed up ready to debate.

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5:59pm

Mon February 4, 2013
Education

Closing the engineering gender gap at Oakland Tech

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These days, we often hear that the gender gap is closing. Girls in high school are  excelling in reading and writing, and they’re making gains in math and science. Moreover, women are applying to colleges in greater numbers than men – and earning more degrees.

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5:38pm

Mon February 4, 2013
Education

Changing the lives of Oakland teens "Ever Forward"

The Ever Forward Club has achieved a 100 percent high school graduation rate for its participants.
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“The Ever Forward Club honestly saved my life, to sum it up,” says Oakland high school student Omar Bernall.

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4:56pm

Mon February 4, 2013

4:40pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Education

Redefining education with Kenneth Monteiro

Prof. Kenneth Monteiro, Dean of Ethnic Studies
San Francisco State University

San Francisco has pioneered many concepts for the country. One of them is recognizing the importance of a college education that’s diverse, and multicultural, reflecting the populace. And so, the country’s first Department of Ethnic Studies was launched at San Francisco State University in 1968.

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