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Despite High Chinese Population, Bay Area Language Immersion Programs ScarceMandarin-immersion programs for kids are still pretty hard to come by, despite the high number of Chinese residents in the Bay Area. Devin Fehely reports. (11-9-17)
Tax Break for Teachers Goes on the Chopping Block in D.C.The proposed Republican tax reform plan would eliminate a deduction of $250 for school supplies. Melissa Caen reports. (11-3-17)
Wine Country Wildfires: Santa Rosa Schools ReopenKids in more than a dozen Santa Rosa city schools headed back to class for the first time since the fires started. Susie Steimle reports. (10-27-17)
Mills College Cuts Tuition To Increase EnrollmentThe financially struggling Oakland women’s college will cut tuition a whopping 36 percent in 2018. The unexpected move comes as the college grapples with a multi-million dollar deficit. Don Ford reports. (9-15-17)
Family Coach Dr. Catherine Pearlman Shares Tips For ParentsFamily Coach Dr. Catherine Pearlman shares tips for parents to help their kids transition from summer leisure, to back-to-school time.
Kids Need Bus Driver In Remote West Marin NeighborhoodAfter their longtime bus driver retired, kids in West Marin are walking to school. As John Ramos reports, they're trying to hire a new one, but no one has applied.

Education

Bay Area Documentary Spotlights Music Program to Help Haiti HealAudiences around the country are getting a rare glimpse of Haiti, thanks to a San Francisco filmmaker. Sharon Chin reports. (11-23-17)
Alameda County Discourages Truancy by Holding Parents AccountableWith the alarmingly high number of truant students in Alameda County, officials been taking a tough love approach toward parents whose kids miss too many school days. Sharon Chin reports. (11-17-17)
Investigation Finds UC Officials Interfered With State AuditUniversity of California president Janet Napolitano is facing criticism after an independent investigation revealed that officials interfered with a state audit into Napolitano's office. Jackie Ward reports. (11/16/17)

Local Community

Santa Rosa Restaurateur Serves Free Dinner to Wildfire Survivors and First RespondersThis Thanksgiving had a special meaning for survivors of the North Bay wildfires, thanks to John Franchetti, owner and manager of Franchetti's in Santa Rosa. Andria Borba reports. (11-23-17)
Nasty E-mail Exchange Exposes Rift in Santa Clara City CouncilDifferences over how to deal with the 49ers and Levi's Stadium have made the environment on the Santa Clara city council fractured and dysfunctional. City leaders called out their colleague for playing what they call the "breast cancer card." Kiet Do reports. (11-23-17)
Trump Tops Turkey Day Topics to Avoid at DinnerHow well did you navigate the Thanksgiving dinner conversation? Surveys show that more than any other topic, you were most likely to start an argument if you talked about President Trump. Sharon Chin reports. (11-23-17)

Local News

Santa Rosa Restaurateur Serves Free Dinner to Wildfire Survivors and First RespondersThis Thanksgiving had a special meaning for survivors of the North Bay wildfires, thanks to John Franchetti, owner and manager of Franchetti's in Santa Rosa. Andria Borba reports. (11-23-17)
Bay Area Shoppers Swarm to Malls on Thanksgiving to Get Jump on Black FridayKatie Nielsen reports from the San Francisco premium outlet center in Livermore where shoppers were lining up Thursday afternoon and parking was at a premium. (11-23-17)
Laidley Street Home Prices Soar as Tech Execs Converge on S.F.'s Glen ParkCentury-old architecture and cottage homes meet enormous, modern construction on the hottest street in San Francisco for high-roller tech executives. Betty Yu reports.(11-23-17)

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