Some students are getting their money back.In 2007, SF Weekly investigative reporter Eliza Strickland ran a blockbuster story, demonstrating how the California Culinary Academy urged students to take on tens of thousands of dollars in government loans to pay for what many graduates considered sub ... More >>
The California Culinary Academy calls a student assembly to respond to our June 6 expose. We sneak in and listen
Week of 6-13-2007
Former admissions representatives at CCA say they preyed on studentsâ dreams of becoming celebrity chefs and glossed over the painful economic realities of the industry
Meet Donald Fisher, the private billionaire with unprecedented sway over ordinary San Franciscans' lives
A look at the appalling discrimination against Middle Eastern students countenanced by Bay Area public schools
Scouts' Honor by Tom Shepard
Despite promises and deadlines, the S.F. school district still hasn't driven a stake through the heart of its disastrous PeopleSoft financial program
New school superintendent Arlene Ackerman has fostered educational excellence -- and ignited political firestorms. Her first major initiative? A significant shift in funding, from wealthier to poorer schools, being planned behind closed doors.
School leaders snub supervisors, refuse to show at parleys
A school district administrator's extracurricular foreign recruiting prompts investigations in two countries
Late reports prompt state to hold S.F. school district head's pay
For consultants, the S.F. school district ATM is wide open
UC may drop the flawed SAT as an admission requirement. But are the other options any better?
Schools plan to tell parents where sex offenders live; is it caution or hysteria?
The schools' low-wire act leaves students dangling
Superintendent Bill Rojas is pushing a simple solution for troubled schools: Get rid of everybody.