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Laney Builds Tiny Houses

Oakland City Councilmember Abel Guillen may take a prototype on the road to promote a new form of housing for homeless people.

School in Early August?

Oakland Unified is planning to start school on Aug. 13 next year, and some parents and camp directors don’t like it.

Anti-Semitism on the Island

Jewish families say Alameda schools have failed to adequately address bigotry.

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.

Throwing Sticks in the Woods

Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training trains teachers to bring their students outdoors.

What’s Worse than Finals? The Lack of Housing

When it comes to housing its students, UC Berkeley is anything but the University of California’s crown jewel.

Finally, Some Stability

Oakland’s new schools superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell, a city native, hopes to bring an end to the revolving door of district leaders.

School Days

What’s the biggest challenge teachers face today?

It’s Her Time

New UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ is facing some major challenges. And the university’s first female chancellor might just be the perfect person for the job.

Pass the Hot Chips

As schools work to improve their nutritional offerings, kids are becoming human vending machines, selling junk food to their peers.