Education

4:36pm

Wed January 9, 2013
Education

Taking the carrot approach to school lunch

Alex "Junior" Nava, age 5, eats a lunch prepared by Revolution Foods.
Anne-Marie Mcreynolds/Collective Roots

San Francisco Unified School District recently hired a new meal provider, Revolution Foods – a private company based in Oakland that serves healthier, all-natural meals to over 600 lunchrooms nationwide.

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6:42pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Education

Superintendents Message

Superintendents Message for 12. 11.12

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5:47pm

Wed December 5, 2012
Education

Oakland library begins a fresh chapter at a new location

Signs welcome patrons at the new location of the Piedmont library
Ashleyanne Krigbaum

As I walk into the new Piedmont Branch of the Oakland Public Library, I see what looks like a library: librarians quietly working, people reading, and there are walls filled with books.

Branch manager, Jenera Burton has been working on the relocation of the library for about two years.

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5:25pm

Thu November 29, 2012
Crosscurrents

Crosscurrents: November 29, 2012

What the election results mean for public education; proposal to fuse ethnic studies programs sparks controversy; and queer studies department at CCSF braces for cutbacks.

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5:24pm

Thu November 29, 2012
Education

What the election results mean for public education

San Mateo High School
Under CC license from Flickr user JoeInSoutherCA

This past election, San Franciscans voted on 18 state and local ballot initiatives. Arguably the biggest winner was public education.

On the state level, voters approved Proposition 30, which was a tax increase to fund K-12 programs and community colleges across the state. San Franciscans passed local Proposition A, establishing a more secure financial footing for City College.

KALW’s education reporter, Jen Chien, reports on how these measures will be rolled out and what their impact on public education will likely be.

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