One way to get students excited about learning math is to create a holiday for one of the discipline’s most iconic numbers: pi, or 3.14. March 14 was National Pi Day, and Ann Lyon’s ninth-grade...
Dozens of San Francisco youths and several city leaders, including supervisors David Campos and John Avalos, gathered Wednesday afternoon on the steps of Everett Middle School to celebrate a new pilot program that will allow...
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Some think options like academic enrichment are better then summer school. This summer will test that notion. En Español
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City College of San Francisco held hearings last week to tackle the achievement gap between students of color and their white and Asian counterparts.
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Achievement gap hearings begin Tuesday at City College. En Español
People flood a City College government job fair, but competition is stiff.
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Anna had to say goodbye before Gay Pride Weekend, but offers a reminder of what visitors take home from the Mission District. By BETTY BASTIDAS
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It doesn't matter if your gay or straight. By BETTY BASTIDES
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Students at San Francisco City College gather to hear President Barack Obama speak to the nation. By MARNETTE FEDERIS and STEFANIA ROUSSELLE
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