Elementary School

Standing Desks

Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students

4th 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.

04/24/2015

John Swett Elementary School (CBS)

Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don’t Need A/C

Some 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.

04/04/2015

An elderly man was critically injured when he was struck by a truck in San Francisco's Noe Valley neighborhood on Monday night. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Child Walking To School Hit By Car In San Mateo County

A 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.

01/26/2015

Photo Credit Thinkstock

New Technology Making Its Way Into The Classroom

In 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.

10/06/2014

Joseph Andrew Martin

Concord Elementary Teacher Denies Allegations Of Inappropriate Touching During Trial

A 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.

07/30/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Woman Accused Of Hammer Attack On 9-Year-Old Girl In Oakland School Faces Sexual Assault Charges

A 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.

06/03/2014

Lafayette Elementary School

Police Officer Patrolling Oakland School Following Hammer Attack On Student

A 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.

06/02/2014

Ocean Beach in San Francisco. (CBS)

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.

05/20/2014

Cougar mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Seen Near Portola Valley School

A mountain lion was seen near an elementary school in Portola Valley Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials reported.

03/25/2014

The new iMac is displayed  August 7, 2007 in Cupertino. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

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.

03/07/2014

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