Teachers Turn To Meditation To Help Stressed Out Students At Palo Alto High SchoolPalo Alto High School sits right across the street from Stanford University, and the expectations of the kids who attend can be high.
Pediatricians: Send Those Kids With Lice Back To SchoolFuture 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.
Tracy High School Student Punished For Refusing To Say ‘Under God’ When Leading Pledge Of Allegiance17-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.
SF Teachers Missed More School Than Students Last YearThe 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.
Tech Bus Breaks Down, Blocks J-Church Muni Tracks Near Dolores Park In SFA private shuttle bus broke down while blocking San Francisco Municipal Railway tracks near Dolores Park Tuesday morning.
Protesters Block Tech Shuttle Buses On First Day Of Muni's Pilot ProgramPolice 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.
Santa Cruz Sets Up Water Conservation Classes To Let Residents Avoid PenaltiesSanta Cruz has set up something of a traffic school to help water wasters avoid penalties from the state during the severe drought.
Oakland Students Join Suit Demanding More Teaching During SchoolThe 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.”
7-Year Old Fremont Boy Removed From School After Alleged Groping IncidentsA 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.
Bay Area's Middle Class Being Pushed Out Of SF Metro Area's Housing MarketThe middle class is being pushed out of the San Francisco metro area’s housing market.
California Lawmakers Want Textbooks To Highlight President Obama’s Civil Rights Significance If the California State Assembly gets its way, students in the 7th to 12th grades will learn about the racial significance of the election of President Obama in their social studies classes.
State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California SchoolsA state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.