“For youths growing up in households with parents who didn’t attend college or whose families struggle financially, going to college may have been something they hadn’t considered attainable until a caring adult showed them they could and helped them build a plan.”
Getting SFUSD students to college [Ex]

“The Minerva Prize is intended to be the Nobel Prize equivalent for innovative teaching, said Ben Nelson, former president of Snapfish, the online photo company, who founded Minerva in 2011.”
The Minerva – a Nobel for college teaching [Chron]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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