Education

Capitol Alert

Eloy Ortiz Oakley tapped as California community colleges chancellor

Long Beach Community College District head Eloy Ortiz Oakley will take over as chancellor for California’s 2.1 million-student community college system in December, its governing board announced Monday. He is best known as one of the architects of the Long Beach College Promise, which provides a free year of tuition and was a model for a similar national program proposed by President Barack Obama.

High School Sports

Beloved Del Oro Basketball coach celebrated by hundreds

Hundreds of people attended a celebration of life service for Michael Tako Takayama at Adventure Christian Church in Roseville on July 2, 2016. Takayama, who was the girls basketball coach for Del Oro High School led the team to over 600 victories. He died from a heart attack at age 56. Hundreds of people, including basketball team members of several high schools, attended the service.

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Student says special education students singled out for trash duty at Franklin HS

Franklin High School student challenges program that requires special education students to pick up trash. School officials say program helps students develop life and job skills.
Loretta Kalb The Sacramento Bee
Student says special education students singled out for trash duty at Franklin HS 0:41

Student says special education students singled out for trash duty at Franklin HS

Formerly homeless women graduate from Women's Empowerment 2:01

Formerly homeless women graduate from Women's Empowerment

Math student works the angles 0:33

Math student works the angles

Katehi attorney says UC system is holding up release of documents 1:09

Katehi attorney says UC system is holding up release of documents