“With all the talk of test scores, I imagine that, unless you’re a teacher or student, you don’t know what types of questions are asked.”
Are you as smart as San Francisco fifth-graders? [Ex]

“During the camp, kids learn about soil and the parts of plants, and gain culinary skills. Organizers hope the camp will help combat child obesity and bolster student nutrition.”
18 Reasons Members Fund Scholarships for Kids Camp [ML@L]

“Our hope is the (corporations’) response would be, ‘Let’s get the lead out so we don’t have to warn.’ “
Suit filed – traces of lead in baby food [Chron]

“When you realize what we’ve been through, I think people have really stepped up, but they’re tired. Without an influx of resources I don’t know how long this can be maintained.”
State graduation rates inch higher [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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