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A college education is increasingly necessary for success in today’s economy. It’s also increasingly expensive. Americans with a college degree earn, on average, US$1 million more over the course of their lives than those without one. At the same time, the cost to attend ...
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DANVILLE — Still reeling over a controversial “terror” video, school district officials now are being blamed for doing next to nothing when a 16-year-old was filmed with her pants down in the girls bathroom, and the cell phone video was posted on Instagram. The perpetrator, who confessed, was suspended for ...
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OAKLAND — A former Diablo Valley College professor accused of assaulting three people with a heavy bike lock at a rally last month in Berkeley to support President Donald Trump will be arraigned Friday afternoon on felony charges. Related Articles
On Friday morning, along with the families of graduating seniors, hundreds of Wellesley College alumnae flocked to the school’s suburban Massachusetts campus in order to see Hillary Clinton, class of 1969, take the stage. Local alum groups hosted watch parties, starting early on the West Coast, and thousands of alums ...
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An Inside Look at America’s Higher-Education Frontier Sam Contis, Eric Benson | The California Sunday Magazine It’s easy to see Deep Springs College—a tiny, highly selective two-year liberal-arts institution just outside Death Valley—as a bastion of tradition. The school was founded in 1917 by the electricity tycoon L.L ...
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A California-based trade group largely comprised of for-profit colleges late Wednesday sued Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to block a 2016 Obama administration regulation, called the borrower defense rule, aimed at protecting students from predatory college practices. The rule they attack (1) implements a law already on ...
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OAKLAND – Warriors center Zaza Pachulia, who missed Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference finals in San Antonio with a right heel contusion, returned to practice Thursday and coach Mike Brown said the big man appears to be fully healthy. “I don’t know what he’s listed as, but ...
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America has never been a stranger to war. In our relatively short history as a nation, we’ve fought a lot of them: 11 official wars and numerous other domestic and international military conflicts, collectively resulting in huge numbers of casualties on both sides of the battlefield. It’s a sober fact ...
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Would you believe me if I told you that fifth graders can easily combine computer science, English language arts, statistics, engineering, science, game design and the design process in one super fun Create a Video Game Project? Well, with Minecraft they can. Here are two examples of Minecraft video games ...
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By 2021, if New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio gets his way, a hedge-fund manager with a seven-figure salary would pay the same amount to send his 3-year-old daughter to preschool as a single mom working as a cashier would pay for hers: nothing. Last month, de Blasio Read More
This is the first installment in an audio series featuring teachers reflecting on one of their most challenging students—counterbalanced by the student’s version of the same events. Every teacher has a student they never forgot: the disruptive student who worked their last nerve. The shy student they struggled to reach ...
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Katie Eppard, Carleton College softball: Former Amador Valley standout was selected to the all-conference team in the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after hitting .394 for the Related Articles
JP Caldwell, Archbishop Mitty baseball: Went 2 for 5 with two RBIs, a double and a run in a 10-4 win over Leigh to advance to the CCS Open semifinals. Caldwell also kept the Monarchs in the game on the mound. He entered the game with his team facing a ...
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President Trump’s budget proposal, released Tuesday, seeks to cut education funding by $9.2 billion overall. It would take away some federal support, such as money for the Special Olympics and a reading initiative, while promoting school vouchers and boosting dollars ...
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You may recall that one of the awesome parts of David Coleman’s shiny new SAT test was going to be how impervious it was to any kind of test prep. Coleman’s singular vision (because in Coleman’s world, he’s the only one with a vision) was a new ...
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Teach with the Lowdown Suggestions for nonfiction analysis, writing/discussion prompts and multimedia projects. Browse our lesson plan collection here. At first glance, it’s easy to consider the dramatic effort to block construction of an oil pipeline near the Standing Rock reservation a defeat. Just ...
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DANVILLE — The attorney and parents of the boy who created a school campaign video depicting Muslim terrorists came to his defense Tuesday, arguing the video was meant to be a James Bond-like parody. “The video wasn’t meant to make a characterization of the Muslim community overall, only radical Islamic ...
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ALAMEDA — Marshawn Lynch spent most of his first public practice with the Raiders Tuesday engaging with teammates and coaches, flashing his ever-present smile and appearing to enjoy the concept of playing for his hometown team. Lynch talked and laughed with left tackle Donald Penn and place kicker Sebastian Janikowski ...
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ALAMEDA — No, he’s not coming out of retirement to join the Raiders. Former Detroit Lions great Calvin Johnson, a six-time Pro Bowl wide receiver, is merely serving as a guest of offensive coordinator Todd Downing for this week of the Raiders’ organized team activities. Related Articles
No matter where you live, this is an exciting time of year when school is starting to wind down for all students. High school seniors are preparing for prom, have survived the agony of waiting for college acceptances and envision a life being an adult. It would be nice if ...
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