Class

(CBS)

Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High School

Palo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.

05/04/2015

Two head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) crawl on a piece of paper after having been removed from the hair of a little boy June 22, 2007 in Berlin, Germany. Summer weather in Central Europe typically brings with it cases of head lice in schoolchildren. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Pediatricians: Send Those Kids With Lice Back To School

Future generations won’t be sitting out school just because some creepy crawlies were discovered on student scalps, at least not if schools adopt new clinical recommendations from a group of pediatricians.

04/29/2015

Derek Giardina, a student at West High School in Tracy, California, has refused to say "under God" while leading the Pledge of Allegiance. (CBS13)

Tracy High School Student Punished For Refusing To Say ‘Under God’ When Leading Pledge Of Allegiance

17-year-old Derek Giardina said he has been given detention and docked points in his speech and debate class for omitting “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.

11/12/2014

(CBS)

SF Teachers Missed More School Than Students Last Year

The San Francisco Chronicle has reported that the average instructor was absent 11 school days during the 2013-2014 year, while the typical student missed fewer than seven days. That means teachers were absent, on average, 6.6 percent of the time while students missed 3.7 percent of their scheduled school time.

08/19/2014

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Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SF

A private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

(CBS SF)

Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni’s Pilot Program

Police moved in after protesters blocked two buses in San Francisco’s Mission District Friday morning — day one of an 18-month pilot program designed to incorporate tech shuttles into the city’s mass transit commute.

08/01/2014

Water Pump

Santa Cruz Sets Up Water Conservation Classes To Let Residents Avoid Penalties

Santa Cruz has set up something of a traffic school to help water wasters avoid penalties from the state during the severe drought.

07/20/2014

(CBS)

Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California has sued in Alameda Superior Court on behalf of students at seven schools claiming that the lack of teaching time “slowly rob[s] students of an equal education.”

05/29/2014

Hirsch Elementary School in Fremont. (CBS)

7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping Incidents

A 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.

05/13/2014

A sold sign stands in front of a home for sale in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area’s Middle Class Being Pushed Out Of SF Metro Area’s Housing Market

The middle class is being pushed out of the San Francisco metro area’s housing market.

05/13/2014

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