Monthly Archives: November 2017

Social Studies Teachers Workshop at JFCS, San Francisco, CA – November 16, 2017

by George J Elbaum Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS) is a San Francisco Bay Area social services organization whose mission statement is “Serving individuals and families of all faiths and backgrounds, guided by the Jewish value of caring for those … Continue reading

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Oceana High School, Pacifica, CA – November 8, 2017

by George J Elbaum Oceana High School is a small public high school in northern Pacifica, CA, with a high diversity student body of 652 students, of which 81% are minority and 32% are economically disadvantaged, but it nevertheless has … Continue reading

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Katherine Delmar Burke School, San Francisco, CA – November 3, 2017

by George J Elbaum In 1908 Katherine Delmar Burke founded her school to fill an obvious need: young women who wanted to be educated enough to attend college faced often-insurmountable barriers.   More than 100 years later, her school (Burke’s) still has the … Continue reading

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