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Troubling Statistics For African-American Males In The Classroom

Young African American men are falling behind their peers in the classroom.



State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.



San Jose Principal’s Notes Detail Teacher’s Bizarre Alleged Sexual Assaults

A principal’s notes show a San Jose teacher charged with molesting kids in class blindfolded a second-grade girl and put something in her mouth.



KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco School Offers Anti-Bullying Class

Nobody likes a bully, least of all the one being bullied. And, because nobody knows this better than kids, why not teach kids to put bullies in their place?


Sherman Elementary School in San Francisco. (CBS)

Parents Outraged After Allegedly Abusive Teacher Transferred To SF Class

A San Francisco teacher who was twice accused of physical abuse is starting the new school year in a new classroom, and some parents are not pleased.


An Oakland High School classroom. (CBS)

Oakland Student Faces 4 Felonies After Gun Goes Off In Classroom

A student at Oakland High School was taken into custody on Friday after a gun he had brought to school accidentally discharged in a classroom, a school district spokesman said Wednesday.


Daly City school arson fire

Arson Fire Torches Daly City Elementary School

A fire that damaged a Daly City elementary school appeared to be a case of arson, fire officials said Monday.

KPIX 5–07/11/2011

(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Closer Look: Bay Area Teachers Bring Skype To Classroom

Teachers at a Bay Area school have joined thousands of others using a free program by online telephony firm Skype to connect with other instructors around the world.

KPIX 5–04/22/2011

Damage from weekend break-ins at Pride Elementary School in East Oakland. (CBS)

Thieves Plunder East Oakland Elementary Campus

Cleanup took the place of teaching Monday at East Oakland Pride elementary Monday as the school tried to recover from the ransacking of 30 classrooms over the weekend.

KPIX 5–03/14/2011

The exterior of Markham Elementary School is seen in Oakland. (AP Photo)

No Criminal Charges In Oakland School Sex Case

Oakland police closed their investigation into the case of two second-graders who engaged in sexual conduct in a school classroom last month, saying no criminal charges would be filed.

CBS San Francisco–02/17/2011