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15 Jul 2020

Reopening Schools: How Partisan Politics Put Our Children at Risk

The current battle over children and reopening schools in the throws of a growing pandemic is both complex and dangerous. There are valid concerns on both sides of the argument, but hyper-politicization is preventing the nation from having a productive debate, leaving our children hanging out there as pawns. In

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06 Nov 2019

East Bay Election Results Show Love for Schools, Parks

Voting out in the East Bay was far more limited than the big race, alphabet soup that was San Francisco Tuesday, but we’ve been keeping an eye on some key measures in parts of Alameda and Contra Costa counties. You can check our endorsements against the results and to see

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05 Oct 2020

The November 2020 BAS Voter Guide

Primarily researched and written by Stephen Torres with help from Stuart Schuffman. We stand at the precipice of one of the most polarizing federal elections that has ever occurred in this country. Each day brings another dash of chaos, and yet here we are, once again sifting through another labyrinthine

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06 Aug 2019

FREE School Supplies for Green Educators

Via – THE EAST BAY DEPOT FOR CREATIVE REUSE It’s that time of year again… It’s the Back to School Giveaway for Green Educators! August 3-11th our Green Educators can pick up 2 grocery bags full of materials & supplies for their classrooms FOR FREE! In addition to traditional teaching

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26 Mar 2019

Kamala Harris Says She will Give Teachers a $13,500 raise

The Bay Area’s own Kamala Harris is making headlines today because of her plan to raise the average teacher’s salary in America by $13,500.  The former San Francisco District Attorney announced the plan at a rally in Houston, claiming she would make the largest-ever federal investment in educators’ pay if

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25 Aug 2017

A Back to School Guide for Broke SF Educators (and How Parents Can Help!)

Guest Post by Katie Hunter, Special Education Teacher in SFUSD Struggling to hold on to that last bit of summer as hard as you’re struggling to pay rent in the Bay? Wondering whether you’ll buy extra wine or classroom supplies to prepare for a new school year, because you can only

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17 Mar 2017

A Brief History of Names My Students Have Given Me

I am a public school teacher. You probably already knew that because of the title of the thing you are reading, or because you follow me on social media, or maybe because you have been in the same room as me for longer than four minutes, which is about the

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15 Aug 2016

FREE Materials and Classroom Supplies for Bay Area Teachers

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, we can all agree that the people who are educating future generations of Americans don’t get paid enough money. On top of that, many of the schools they work for don’t have the money to furnish educators with all the supplies

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13 Aug 2015

FREE Materials and Classroom Supplies for Bay Area Teachers

No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, we can all agree that the people who are educating future generations of Americans don’t get paid enough money. On top of that, many of the schools they work for don’t have the money to furnish educators with all the supplies

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