Jill Tucker

Education Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

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Education reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

Jill Tucker on KCRW

California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to halt physical education testing to help protect kids from body shaming, bullying, and gender identity discrimination.

California proposes scrapping junior high physical fitness tests

California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to halt physical education testing to help protect kids from body shaming, bullying, and gender identity discrimination.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Twelve people are running for  Superintendent of Public Instruction , a nonpartisan office.  If nobody wins outright next week, the top two will be in a run-off in November.

They Want to Be Superintendent of Public Instruction

Twelve people are running for Superintendent of Public Instruction , a nonpartisan office.  If nobody wins outright next week, the top two will be in a run-off in November.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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On this week’s Life Examined, we’re teaming up with KCRW’s Bodies podcast .

from Life Examined

An elementary school in L.A. County was built on a contaminated site and made its community sick — How that community came together to demand change, and a controversial plan to build a new school.

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from KCRW Features

“[Last year] wasn't a one-two punch show, more just COVID. ... Our kids were at home or remote learning or hybrid [learning].

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for October 14, 2021.

The recent oil spill off the coast of Huntington Beach has raised questions about the state of offshore oil in California, like how many structures are there and who owns them.

from Greater LA

Pregnancy poses unique mental health challenges that we need to address urgently.

from Second Opinion