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Education

The Right to Read

Alameda County’s Write to Read program has surprising results for incarcerated male teens at Camp Sweeney.
December 27, 2017

Helping Kids Tame Their Inner Dragons

Alameda schools are turning to socio-emotional learning techniques to help students manage anger and emotions.
December 21, 2017

The Wrong Path?

Paideia helped turn Oakland Tech into the best public high school in the city. But some teachers and parents are worried about the future of the acclaimed humanities program.
November 13, 2017

The Spanish Teaching Shortage

In Oakland, where the shortage of language instructors is particularly acute, the school district has been recruiting teachers from Mexico and Spain.
November 08, 2017

Teaching Environmental Literacy

California has launched a movement to help students understand climate change and human impacts on water and ecological systems.
November 03, 2017

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.
October 04, 2017

Bridging Tech’s Diversity Gap

Learners Guild reboots technology education with a new model.
September 25, 2017

Throwing Sticks in the Woods

Oakland-based Bay Area Wilderness Training trains teachers to bring their students outdoors.
September 06, 2017

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.
September 05, 2017

The Great School Scramble

After Lum Elementary closed in June because of earthquake risks, Alameda parents have been hustling to find new schools for their kids this fall.
August 28, 2017