Positioned as showdowns, smack-downs or friendly competitions, spelling bees have a long and storied past in the United States.
The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.
Nearly 270,000 California public school students were homeless at some point during the last school year, according to a new report that finds the number of homeless students is growing at twice the national rate.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million to Bay Area public school districts.
A new report is raising serious questions about how public schools in Silicon Valley are doing when it comes to preparing minority students to go to college.
In recent decades, the government has taken to feeding needy children to combat the negativity of trying to learn while being hungry. Now, with new Obama administration regulations on school lunches, we have a government that is causing hunger.
Bay Area public health leaders are reacting to news that parents of private school children in California are more likely to opt out of vaccinations than parents of kids in public schools.
For San Francisco parents, getting their first pick of public schools is no small feat, even for in-the-know parents who have already devoted time researching schools in anticipation the city’s multi-layered selection process.
In the last two months, nearly 30 schools in Contra Costa County have seen outbreaks of the stomach virus this winter.
Gov. Jerry Brown says California needs to make about $1 billion in midyear cuts to schools and social services.