SF Chronicle Misrepresents, Confuses Twitter Tax-Break Costs

Posted October 31, 2013 by Randy Shaw

In his October 27 story, “Twitter tax break” could cost SF tens of millions more after IPO,” SF Chronicle reporter James Temple conflates two distinct tax breaks: the “Twitter” Mid-Market/Tenderloin payroll tax exemption on net new hires, and the Zynga-inspired
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School Beat: A Quiet Election Day for Schools

Posted October 31, 2013 by Lisa Schiff

The past few elections have been extremely significant for public education, particularly due to local and state level issues promising tremendous impacts. By contrast, this coming Election Day, Tuesday November 5th, is locally scoped and has no issues of direct
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Inequality Up, Equality Down

Posted October 31, 2013 by John Eller

Students, faculty, education staff and community organizations protesting growing inequity fueled by Wall Street corporations kicked off a week of action this Monday. Joined by groups such as Jobs With Justice, AFT 2121, California Faculty Association, Peralta Federation of Teachers,
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To the Editor…

To the Editor…

Posted October 31, 2013 by

Given the city’s affordable housing crisis, with a closed section 8 waiting list that has 10K people on it, shelters full, and limited availability of care not cash housing how can a person be housed or linked to housing in
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Accreditation Mafia is Under Serious Challenge

Posted October 30, 2013 by Rick Sterling

What a difference three months make! In the past few months the tables have completely turned on the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) which presides over California’s community colleges and has moved to revoke accreditation from City
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