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aPARENTly Speaking: Schools in the news

By asoglin
Friday, August 24th, 2007 at 10:22 am in Schools, Teens.

Breaking news ILLUS.jpgMore school headlines this morning – Oakland school board member Chris Dobbins is being asked to step down after fellow trustees discovered he went on dates with a 17-year-old student, including one alleged date to the Berkeley Marina after 2 a.m., and sent her inappropriate e-mails. (Thanks to the folks who posted this in our blog’s comments section! Read the story here.) Your thoughts?

Read on for the latest California high school exit exam stats. According to an AP story yesterday, 9 out of 10 seniors passed the exam in time to graduate with their class. The Times’ Shirley Dang reports that achievement rates are rising for minorities too.
- Jackie Burrell

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