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  • Teen with Down syndrome accepted to college.
  • A high school student with Down syndrome has just achieved one of his lifelong dreams -- getting accepted to college.
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youtube, education
  • Oakland teen Akintunde Ahmad offered spots at top universities
  • He describes himself as an ordinary "dude" from Oakland, but Akintunde Ahmad's accomplishments are beyond impressive.
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oakland, education, lyanne melendez
  • The owner of Lefty ODouls restaurant is holding a fundraiser to help hundreds of kids can go to their first baseball game.
  • The owner of Lefty O'Doul's restaurant is holding a fundraiser to help hundreds of kids can go to their first baseball game.
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tenderloin, children, Lefty O'Doul's, oakland athletics, san francisco giants, fundraiser, education
  • More than 600 teachers recently found out their more than $600,000 in classroom funding requests were being fulfilled by Google.
  • More than 600 teachers recently found out their more than $600,000 in classroom funding requests were being fulfilled by Google.
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google, teachers, education, wayne freedman
  • Lefty ODouls owner Nick Bovis helped Santa make an early stop at an elementary school in San Franciscos Tenderloin.
  • Lefty O'Doul's owner Nick Bovis helped Santa make an early stop at an elementary school in San Francisco's Tenderloin.
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tenderloin, children, christmas, santa claus, education, vic lee
  • CoderDojo kids in San Francisco
  • Students from a group started in Ireland called CoderDojo came to San Francisco to help start a coding program for school kids.
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silicon valley, ed lee, children, computers, education, lyanne melendez
  • computer test
  • No more sharping a No. 2 pencil for a standardized test in California; students will take a new test using a computer.
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school testing, education, lyanne melendez
  • National Hispanic University in San Jose
  • The National Hispanic University has announced they will be closing, after helping minority students earn degrees for 33 years.
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san jose, school closures, education, david louie
  • Two students were arrested during a protest 
at CCSF and a group continues to occupy an 
administration building.
  • Two students were arrested during a protest at CCSF and a group continues to occupy an administration building.
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san francisco city college, protest, education
  • An Antioch school teacher charged with abusing special education students pleaded guilty to one felony charge of child abuse.
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children, lawsuit, autism, teachers, antioch, education
  • Sather Gate at U.C. Berkeley.
  • Four schools produce almost 10 percent of the nation's underrepresented minority Ph. Ds in science and engineering.
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uc berkeley, stanford university, education, lyanne melendez
  • CCSF launches controversial ad campaign
  • San Francisco city leaders, including Mayor Ed Lee, introduced legislation to provide funding for City College of San Francisco.
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san francisco city hall, san francisco city college, teachers, unions, tuition, education
  • All the reading in the world cant prepare you for what its like to hold a real human brain in your hands.
  • All the reading in the world can't prepare you for what it's like to hold a real human brain in your hands.
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palo alto, stanford university, education, jonathan bloom
  • Sunny Park
  • An East Palo Alto teacher is heading to the White House in March to be recognized by President Obama.
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east palo alto, barack obama, teachers, white house, education, lyanne melendez
  • San Jose high school students learned the importance of giving and that a small gift can have as much impact as a large one.
  • San Jose high school students learned the importance of giving and that a small gift can have as much impact as a large one.
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san jose, education, david louie
  • SFSU's science building is closed for the entire spring semester after officials discovered a high level of contamination.
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SFSU, education
  • There is a new push to transform the relationship between police and the school community.
  • There is a new push to transform the relationship between police and the school community.
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SFPD, children, crime, school violence, education, carolyn tyler
  • The SF school district will vote on a plan Tuesday that could see the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts move downtown near the opera.
  • The SF school district will vote on a plan Tuesday that could see the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts move downtown near the opera.
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art, music, education, lyanne melendez
  • Kindergarten classroom
  • California is expected to have its first budget surplus in years and one lawmaker wants to spend some money on transitional kindergarten.
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jerry brown, children, bills, california budget crisis, education, lyanne melendez
  • social media experiment
  • Some Las Lomas High students did a social media experiment for their class with disturbing results.
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social media, walnut creek, twitter, facebook, education
  • CCSF launches controversial ad campaign
  • House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi spoke about the accreditation situation at City College of San Francisco at the school's Chinatown North Beach campus.
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san francisco city hall, san francisco city college, teachers, unions, tuition, education
  • CCSF launches controversial ad campaign
  • A controversial new marketing campaign is underway to help fight the negative attention facing City College San Francisco.
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san francisco city hall, san francisco city college, teachers, unions, tuition, education, matt keller
  • Honk of you love CCSF sign
  • City College of San Francisco teachers and students packed superior court on Thursday to watch the battle for the school's accreditation.
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san francisco city hall, san francisco city college, teachers, unions, tuition, education
  • Students at City Academy in San Francisco are writing about the obstacles they face in their lives.
  • Students at City Academy in San Francisco are writing about the obstacles they face in their lives.
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tenderloin, children, education, vic lee
  • Cal student
  • Do student athletes wanting to attend Cal get an academic break? One study found that some do.
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UC, uc berkeley, NCAA, education, lyanne melendez