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'Scratch Food' Trumps 'Plastic Food' in Escondido High Schools

Nov 05, 2012

ESCONDIDO, Calif. – It’s lunchtime at San Pasqual High, and students file out of the cafeteria carrying trays of food laden with items that would have made First Lady Michelle Obama proud: a southwestern salad of black beans, salsa,...

Dreams Deferred: Obama and the DREAM Act

Nov 05, 2012

In 2001, recruiters from the New York City Department of Education went to the Caribbean nations looking for teachers. Many of the teachers were women—mothers who would not leave their children behind. The DOE made many promises, and told...

California's Teachers Too Few, Too Unprepared

Nov 01, 2012

A new report out today shows that California's public schools often have teachers who are under-prepared for the subjects they are teaching, making it more challenging to raise student achievement. Annette Fuentes is NAM's education editor.

Piedmont High Students Talk About 'Sex Fantasy League' -Degrading Girls Is the Air Boys Breathe

Nov 01, 2012

   Editor's note: Students first names have been changed to protect them from possible repercussions from other students.As a former student in Oakland's public schools, I was shocked to hear about the “Fantasy Slut League” game at Piedmont High –...

In Richmond, English Learners Get Assist From Volunteers

Oct 28, 2012

"Every good story has a conflict,” says the teacher as she draws a story plot map for her students. Arleth and Saul, both 14 and freshmen at Richmond High, follow along, drawing the jagged map onto their notebooks, labeling the...

Educating San Franciscans for Over 75 Years

Oct 27, 2012

As the largest community college in California, City College of San Francisco (CCSF) serves almost 100,000 students annually and is our own local resource and treasure. As a native San Franciscan and CCSF faculty member, I have witnessed the daily...

Busting Through Ballot Confusion in California

Oct 24, 2012

Traducción al españolSACRAMENTO -- Marielos Moreno is worried because she doesn’t understand any of the propositions that will be on the ballot in November.“I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m going to need help. I don’t know anything...

Busting Through Ballot Confusion: Clear Explanations of CA’s Key Initiatives

Oct 24, 2012

Traducción al españolSACRAMENTO -- Marielos Moreno is worried because she doesn’t understand any of the propositions that will be on the ballot in November.“I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m going to need help. I don’t know anything...

Busting Through Ballot Confusion: Clear Explanations of Key CA’s Initiatives

Oct 24, 2012

SACRAMENTO -- Marielos Moreno is worried because she doesn’t understand any of the propositions that will be on the ballot in November.“I don’t know what I’m going to do. I’m going to need help. I don’t know anything about politics,”...

Californians Face Crucial Vote on Schools

Oct 22, 2012

Ed. Note: On November 6th, California voters will be asked to vote on two initiatives that will have a dramatic impact on funding for the state's struggling public schools. To help reduce voter confusion on what may be the most...

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