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(Images courtesy of Annie Spratt, Benjaminrobyn Jespersen, and the City of Mill Valley; illustration by Benjy Wall-Feng)

Racism is of “immediate local importance”

By Benjy Wall-Feng June 8, 2020
And Mayor Sashi McEntee’s dismissal of Black Lives Matter is far from the only evidence.
District publishes 2019 Student Achievement Report

District publishes 2019 Student Achievement Report

By Leah Fullerton November 7, 2019
The report summarized student achievement via the CAASPP test and showed major discrepancies based on race and socioeconomic status.
Understanding the FCMAT Report Controversy

Understanding the FCMAT Report Controversy

March 31, 2017

The following is a companion piece to the 2017 April feature, "...And (Quality) Education For All." By Milo Levine The district’s discontent with FCMAT’s findings is to be expected, given that...

...And (Quality) Education For All

…And (Quality) Education For All

By Milo Levine March 31, 2017

Four years ago, when senior Tre’chaun Berkley first came to Tam from Martin Luther King Jr. Academy, he was nervous. “I felt that I wasn’t ready. Coming from a class with 11 students to a class with...

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

Playing Along: Why some students succumb to gender stereotypes and others don’t

By Sarah Asch and Markita Schulman October 24, 2013

Senior Lauren Killingsworth grew up in a household where gender did not determine her interests. “For me, growing up with two brothers, basically all I played with was legos and construction toys [...]...

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