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Learn the Craft of Sewing at Apparel Arts

The downtown Oakland program provides a rigorous level of instruction in a curriculum that’s self-paced.
September 21, 2018

Teens Reject Textbooks in Favor of Online Tools

And parents are struggling to keep up.
September 17, 2018

Meet Two AUSD Principals

Katherine Crawford and Kevin Baker take on new roles in Alameda schools.
September 12, 2018

The Berkeley Schools Labor Caucus Is Another Voice for Teachers

The group formed several years ago in order to pressure the teachers’ union to take a tougher stance on protecting workers’ rights. Now, in light of a recent Supreme Court decision, they’re finally feeling more emboldened.
September 05, 2018

O’Dowd Drama Head Raises the Standard for High School Acting

With Dennis Kohles calling the shots for the Bishop O’Dowd High School drama department, amateur high school actors learn what it takes to become pros.
September 04, 2018

Charter Schools Checked in Richmond

The city council enacted a moratorium on charters in industrial zones, and the school district alleges that one charter-school chain is violating local, state, and federal codes.
May 23, 2018

Teachers Deserve Better Salaries

Educators speak out on Alameda’s poorly paid teachers.
April 25, 2018

Fun First, Learning Second

STEM educational camps offer summer school without pressure — no homework, no tests.
March 27, 2018

The Kilduff Files: Santiago Rizzo Has Made an Authentic Film About Coming of Age in Berkeley

It’s also won awards. But will any movie studios distribute it?
February 05, 2018

Immersing in Emeryville

The East Bay German International School appears to be thriving in its new location.
January 24, 2018