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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'Celebrating With a Tinge of Grief': Mills College's Last Class Graduates Before Merger

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At a Sonoma County High School, Students of Color Demand an End to Racist Harassment

People holding picket signs march on the street. Many wear "Oakland Education Association" T-shirts.

'We're Doing This for Our Students': Oakland Teachers Go on 1-Day Strike Over District's Plan to Close Schools

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Why Are Oakland Teachers Planning a 1-Day Strike on Friday?

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Charter Schools Examine the Future Amid Teacher Shortage and Declining Enrollment

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'They See Us As Expendable': Oakland Families of Children With Disabilities Call School Closure Plan Discriminatory

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Student Loan Borrowers Will Get Help After an NPR Report and Years of Complaints

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For Migrant Kids Stuck in Tijuana, This School Offers a Place to Grow and Dream

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California Public School Enrollment Drops Below 6 Million for First Time in Decades