“School Beat”

“School Beat”

Posted March 31, 2006 by

Editor,
(Re: “School Beat …”, March 30th)
The shortcomings some claim to find with the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) law points up one central truth about education reform: some states and most especially the teachers’ unions wish we would
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Bayview and Redevelopment: Second of Two Parts

Posted March 31, 2006 by Carol Harvey

BLIGHT TOUR
According to Mary Ratcliff, UCSF is rumored to have approached Bayview developers about housing masses of newly hired biotechies. Willie termed Mission Bay, site of stem cell research, “slightly toxic.” South of the Cesar Chavez line, driving Third
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Beyond Chron Profile: Tom Tomorrow

Posted March 31, 2006 by Jacob Schneider

From talking penguins to bright-eyed parodies of prominent political figures, you can always rely on alternative political cartoonist Tom Tomorrow for a twisted take on any current event. And that’s especially evident in his new collection of comics, Hell in
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Cesar Chavez 1927-1993

Posted March 31, 2006 by

“César Chávez exists in the forefront of our collective memory for his achievements in alleviating the suffering of migrant farm workers and bringing hope to all people who resist oppression. During his more than 30 years of public life, César
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Tribute to Cesar Estrada Chavez

Posted March 31, 2006 by Minh Jeffrey Anh Le

Editor’s Note: This essay, “Tribute to Cesar Estrada Chavez,” was written by Minh Jeffrey Anh Le of San Francisco, who shares it with his schoolmates by reciting it at an all school assembly on March 31, 2006, Cesar Chavez Day.
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“Cardinal Levada”

“Cardinal Levada”

Posted March 30, 2006 by

To the Editor,
The presenting of the San Francisco city seal by Police Commissioner Joe Veronese-Alioto to homophobic Archbishop (now Cardinal) William Levada is a grave insult to LGBT people everywhere.
Not only has Levada attacked queers by opposing adoption
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Supes Give Equal Money to Streets and Families

Posted March 30, 2006 by Randy Shaw

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee voted last night to allocate $15 million for street repairs, despite no more than five people speaking in behalf of this expenditure over three weeks of lengthy public hearings.
While
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