Sugar Ray Leonard fundraises for San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center [ABC7]

“With two months to go before City College of San Francisco learns if it can remain accredited and open for business, trustees have approved a key labor agreement expected to save them $1.6 million a year.”
CCSF, 1 union strike deal [Chron]

“Part of the idea was to try to involve the community, specifically the immigrant community, to be involved in fundraising”
Tamale Contest Raises Funds for Marshall Elementary [ML@L]

“We all connect to Mr. Bailey’s drive and determination to provide a better life for his daughter”
Homeless dad featured in The Chronicle finds new jobs, plenty of hope [Chron]

“Higher education reporter Nanette Asimov won the 2012 John Swett Award for Media Excellence, which recognizes exceptional education reporting. Asimov has written a series of stories on the college’s struggle to stay in business since officials learned in July that the largest public school in California would have to show an accrediting commission that it deserves to remain open.”
Nanette Asimov wins Swett Award [Chron]

“The agreement is expected to reduce by 50 percent costs associated with department chairs, according to college officials, and could save CCSF roughly $1.6 million annually.”
CCSF department chair contract finalized, expected to save $1.6 million [Ex]

“For decades, California has subsidized 10 categories of adult education taught in schools and community colleges. A 1991 state law declared such instruction an ‘essential and important’ mission of colleges.”
Lawmakers may slash adult ed classes [Chron]

Rent increase could force SF charter school to shut down [ABC7]

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

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