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Education Reporter — San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker knows the rules of tether ball and sort of gets why one might need to solve for X and so she is the k-12 education writer at the SF Chronicle.

Small plane crashes near San Carlos airport

sfgate.com — A small plane crashed during Thursday's evening commute just across from the San Carlos airport, according to the Redwood City Fire Department. The small red plane was nose down and tail up, resting against a large bush near some outbuildings, based on photos supplied by police.

Gov. Brown signs Exit Exam bill; students to receive diplomas

sfgate.com — Thousands of frustrated California students instantly became high school graduates Wednesday afternoon after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that exempted them from having to pass the state's Exit Exam, a test the state had stopped offering.

Hit-and-run driver causes strip-mall fire in Santa Clara

sfgate.com — A driver struck a gas line at a Santa Clara strip mall Wednesday afternoon and then fled as two explosions rocked the area and businesses caught on fire, police said. The collision and fire were reported about 3:50 p.m.

Hero of French train attack ‘glad to be back’ in California

sfgate.com — Anthony Sadler, a 23-year-old Sacramento State student who once lived in Pittsburg, spoke briefly at a news conference Wednesday in Sacramento, expressing gratitude and bewilderment before leaving the stage, where his father and Mayor Kevin Johnson fielded questions.
Aug 26, 2015

Hero of French train attack ‘glad to be back’ in California sfgate.com/bayarea/articl… via @SFGate

Jerry Brown signs Exit Exam bill, students to receive diplomas

sfgate.com — Thousands of frustrated California students instantly became high school graduates Wednesday afternoon after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill that exempted them from having to pass the state's Exit Exam, a test the state had stopped offering.

3 arrested in East Bay human-trafficking case

sfgate.com — The ringleaders in a human-trafficking operation centered in San Ramon and Danville were arrested after a joint, 14-year investigation by local police and FBI officials, the San Ramon Police Department and Contra Costa District Attorney's Office announced Tuesday.
Aug 25, 2015

Following 14-year investigation: Arrests announced related to human trafficking ring in San Ramon sfchronicle.com/bayarea/articl… via @sfchronicle

Benioff takes hands-off approach with donations to S.F. schools

sfgate.com — The list of high-tech moguls looking to disrupt, remake, revamp and ultimately "fix" public education is long - from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Mark Zuckerberg, not to mention William Hewlett and David Packard, to name a few.
Aug 24, 2015

RT @Benioff: Very excited to announce our third gift to SFUSD. I've heard from the principals the progress in the district. m.sfgate.com/education/arti…

Aug 24, 2015

With $100 million pledge, @Benioff says, "We’ll do anything to make SFUSD a successful school district." bit.ly/1JPf25m

Aug 24, 2015

Benioff takes hands-off approach with donations to S.F. schools sfgate.com/education/arti… via @SFGate

Aug 24, 2015

Benioff takes hands-off approach with donations to S.F. schools sfchronicle.com/education/arti… via @sfchronicle

Aug 24, 2015

RT @jilltucker: Benioff and @salesforce donation to SF schools includes millions of dollars and a big dose of patience. sfgate.com/education/arti… via @SFGate

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Educators, officials rush to fix the Exit Exam fiasco

sfgate.com — California legislators, university officials and local school boards this week are working to straighten out the state's Exit Exam fiasco, a mess that has left thousands of students in academic limbo, unable to pass a required test the state doesn't offer anymore.

New middle school offers fresh hope in S.F.’s Bayview

sfgate.com — For decades, San Francisco education officials watched as students poured out of the Bayview neighborhood every morning, leaving behind the poorer, more neglected and more crime-ridden southeast side of the city in search of better teachers, better classrooms, better schools.

Bay Area school districts scramble amid teacher shortage

sfgate.com — Bay Area school districts scramble amid teacher shortage There are new computers in the classrooms, and the stockroom shelves are laden with books, boxes of pencils and stacks of paper, but many Bay Area schools will be missing a key part of the educational process when students start arriving this week: teachers.
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Aug 27, 2015

The father of one of the journalists killed in Virginia is vowing to 'take on' the NRA sfgate.com/technology/bus… via @SFGate

Aug 27, 2015

RT @KTVU: BREAKING Crews respond to small plane crash in San Carlos just off Hwy 101 and Holly Street pic.twitter.com/jF59PWQEFb

Aug 27, 2015

Well, this is one way to raise money for your school. It definitely beats the wrapping paper sales. pic.twitter.com/nea8MIHSQF

Aug 27, 2015

RT @511SFBay: UPDATE: BART - MacArthur Station Has Re-opened Following Police Activity. Expect up to 20 Minute Delays. ow.ly/RqMyj

Aug 26, 2015

RT @andygreenwald: USA announces that tonight's MR. ROBOT season finale is being delayed a week due to a graphic scene "similar in nature" to today's shooting.


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