Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.
Child Walking To School Hit By Car In San Mateo CountyA child was hit by a car while walking near Fair Oaks Elementary School in unincorporated San Mateo County Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.
Concord Elementary Teacher Denies Allegations Of Inappropriate Touching During TrialA longtime Concord elementary school teacher testified in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that he never inappropriately addressed or touched any of his students, despite the numerous child molestation charges against him.
Woman Accused Of Hammer Attack On 9-Year-Old Girl In Oakland School Faces Sexual Assault ChargesA woman accused of attacking a 9-year-old girl with a hammer at a West Oakland school last week was charged Tuesday with sexual assault offenses related to the case, an Alameda County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman said.
Police Officer Patrolling Oakland School Following Hammer Attack On StudentA police officer is stationed at a West Oakland elementary school today as a precautionary measure in the wake of a hammer attack on a 9-year-old girl at the school on Friday.
Elementary School Kids Arrive In Waves For SF Ocean Beach Cleanup Effort Over 800 Students from San Francisco and Marin counties came to Ocean Beach’s rescue Tuesday as part of a mass-statewide cleanup effort.
Mountain Lion Seen Near Portola Valley SchoolA mountain lion was seen near an elementary school in Portola Valley Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials reported.
Thieves Steal $35K Worth Of Computers From An Oakland Elementary School Students, teachers and parents alike were stunned when they got word that 25 desktop computers were stolen Thursday night from Joaquin Miller Elementary School in Oakland.
San Rafael Elementary School Remains Closed After Minivan Plows Into BuildingA San Rafael elementary school was closed Friday morning after a minivan plowed into the school Thursday evening, causing a gas leak and injuring occupants of the vehicle, according to the San Rafael fire chief and school officials.
Sex Offender Volunteering At SJ School Event Avoids Arrest With Mystery Permission SlipA California registered sex offender convicted of molesting a child wasn’t arrested when he was caught volunteering at a Catholic elementary school festival.