Education

12:00am

Wed November 14, 2012
School discipline

Today on Your Call: What should school discipline look like?


  


On the next Your Call,we’ll talk about how schools are dealing with discipline. Every year, 400,000 students in California are suspended, while another 18,000 are expelled. New methods of discipline avoid suspension and expulsion, including one Oakland program called Restorative Justice.  If you’re a teacher, administrator, student, or parent, what is your experience of school discipline? Join us at 10am Pacific Time or post a comment here. What really works?  And what is the overall goal? It’s Your Call with Hana Baba, and you.

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6:28pm

Tue November 13, 2012
Education

Superintendants Message

The superintendents message for 11/13/12

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5:21pm

Thu November 8, 2012
Education

Passion Profile: The science educator

Elizabeth Babcock at the California Academy of Sciences

Here at Crosscurrents we've been asking you to nominate people in your neighborhood who have been an inspiration to you and those around you. Alison Brown from the California Academy of Sciences called us recently to tell us about how her coworker, Elizabeth Babcock. We sent KALW’s Ashleyanne Krigbaum out to the San Francisco science museum to talk with Elizabeth, and she brought back this profile.

Listen to the profile above.

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4:20pm

Mon October 15, 2012
Education

City College of San Francisco in survival mode

San Francisco City College

City College of San Francisco has been in the news quite a bit since July, when it received a very critical report from the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges, throwing the college’s accreditation into question. Since that time, the college has been scrambling to plan and implement reforms based on the recommendations included in that report.

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2:31pm

Tue October 9, 2012
Education

Saving City College: Board of Trustees candidates public debate on October 12

City College of San Francisco is one of the city's most vital public institutions, serving 90,000 students at nine different campuses. But it's facing some tough times right now, with threats to its accreditation looming, and continuing cuts to its budget.

This November, four seats are open for election on the College's Board of Trustees, the body that may determine the fate of City College.

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