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CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

CSU East Bay Reports Server Security Breach

More than 6,000 people are affected.
Chevron's 'Fuel Your School' Program Returns to Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

Chevron's 'Fuel Your School' Program Returns to Alameda, Contra Costa Counties

Innovative Collaboration with DonorsChoose.org will help generate up to $1 million for local public school teachers and students.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

Legislature Approves Community Colleges Giving 4-Year Degrees

The measure would allow the schools to offer the four-year degrees when a local workforce need for college graduates can be shown.
Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Comcast Offers Free Internet Services to Eligible Families for Back to School

Read on to find out if your family qualifies for up to six months of free Internet service from Comcast.
Cal Berkeley Football Player Dies

Cal Berkeley Football Player Dies

Officials were not able to release details surrounding the death of 21-year-old Ted Agu.
UC Berkeley Applications Leap 7.9%

UC Berkeley Applications Leap 7.9%

UC Berkeley saw applications swell again for the upcoming year, leading all UC campuses except UCLA in the number of would-be students. More than 90,000 sought admission to Cal for the 2013-
Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

Common Core: 5 Ways to Help Kids Adapt to New Standards

A list of tips and ideas to help kids adapt to the new national curriculum requirements in school.
How the Common Core Kills Cursive

How the Common Core Kills Cursive

As cursive becomes endangered in schools, Americans evaluate what it’s really good for.
Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

Understanding Common Core: A Breakdown of the Pros and Cons

A big change is underway in the world of American education.
California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Lag Nationally

California Eighth-Graders Improve Reading Scores but Lag Nationally

National test score results were released Thursday.
5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

5 Tips to Stop Sexual Violence Among Teens

A new study reveals that sexual violence among young Americans is a serious problem.
Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

Schools Increasingly Sort Through Students’ Social Media

One private company estimates it will be monitoring students’ tweets in over 3,000 schools by year’s end.
$14.5 Million Bond Measure for Alan Harvey Theater Renovation May Be on June Ballot

$14.5 Million Bond Measure for Alan Harvey Theater Renovation May Be on June Ballot

Although the theater is earthquake-safe, it badly needs modernization, school officials said.
Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Today's College Grads Won't Be Able to Retire Until They're 73

Student loan debt likely will force today's college grads to work longer.
Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Checking Your Teen’s Facebook For Cyberbullying Isn’t Enough

Regular inspection of your child’s texts, Facebook and Twitter may not show whether they’re involved in cyberbullying.
Fitness Tests Show PUSD Students Outshine Their Peers Statewide

Fitness Tests Show PUSD Students Outshine Their Peers Statewide

Fewer than one in five fifth graders in the Piedmont Unified School District were overweight last school year.
Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

Kids and Sleep: The Schedule Doesn’t Add Up

To do everything you’re supposed to do, you’d need a time machine.
Piedmont Students on Wait List for PSAT Will Be Able to Take the Test

Piedmont Students on Wait List for PSAT Will Be Able to Take the Test

About 20 percent more PUSD students wanted to take the test this year than signed up for the exam in 2012, school officials said.