Our education coverage examines the inequities students face in Bay Area and California schools, and reports on what it will take to educate the next generation.

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'Shouldn’t Have to Make This Decision': Thousands of Contra Costa Students Stay Home, Citing Omicron Fears

SF School Board Recall Drives More Noncitizen Voters to Register

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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement?

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Survey Finds 'Grim' Results for California Kids' Well-Being

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'Hopefully This Will Change Lives': Mental Health Curriculum Added to California High School Health Classes

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State Slow to Approve Substitute Teachers; Districts Use New Tactics to Fill the Gap

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How We Got Here: The Road to the Recall Election of 3 SF School Board Members

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Omicron and Kids: Advice From a Stanford Pediatric Disease Expert

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'Unapologetic in the Prioritization of Black Women': bell hooks Remembered by Loved Ones