Youth UpRising has drafted petitions for two charter schools: Castlemont Primary Academy and Castlemont Junior Academy. The primary academy opens its doors next fall, and the other is pending school board approval.
Fall is here, which means colder weather and, for some teens, a reason to buy new clothes. How should teens balance affordability, style and ethics when it comes to buying clothing? Do you think it’s okay to buy inexpensive “fast fashion” clothing that was made in sweatshops? How can teens help promote fair labor practices?
With the Federal government setting new guidelines that discourage zero-tolerance policies, schools are using all kinds of new systems when kids misbehave. One approach gaining traction across the country is called PBIS – Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support.
You’ve done the research, you’ve written your script… now it’s time to step up to the mic and read. But if you really want to breathe life into your story, you can’t just read it— you have to perform it. So what goes into a good vocal performance? How do you sound casual, and authoritative? How do you sound like you’re talking to a friend, when you know actually reading off a paper? Learn some of the tricks of the trade for effective voicing in this lesson.
. These images are great incentives. But let’s hope that the same energy goes into supporting teachers in the classroom once they do make the choice to teach.
For anyone looking for the Reader’s Digest version of the new law, Bill Sokol, a Bay Area benefits attorney, lays out what every Californian needs to know about the Affordable Care Act
UC Berkeley is one of the latest campuses accused of mishandling sexual assault on campus. California lawmakers recently authorized an audit of UC Berkeley’s policies.
In celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, several young people were honored in the Youth In Action Awards ceremony, an annual event put on by the Oakland Mayor’s Commission on Persons with Disabilities.
After being assaulted her freshman year, Sofie Karasek developed this presentation: A History of Sexual Violence at UC Berkeley.