Ask A Bay Area Expert: 5 Tips For Getting Your Child Ready For KindergartenStarting school is typically a fun and exciting time in any child’s life, but the transition to Kindergarten can be rocky for kids who are ill-prepared. Here, local Kindergarten teacher Tracy Rivas shares some expert tips on how to get kids ready to start Kindergarten.
San Jose High School Pays Tribute To Former Student Killed In Isla Vista RampageThe principal of Lynbrook High School in San Jose this morning asked for a moment of silence for 2012 graduate Cheng Hong, one of six people killed by his deranged roommate Friday near Santa Barbara.
Phil Matier: California College-Prep Course Successes OverstatedThe highly-touted plan to have every student in the San Jose Unified School District pass the classes required for UC or California State University admission is apparently not the success a lot of people thought it was.
Counselors Provided At Bay Area Schools Following Connecticut Tragedy At schools across the Bay Area and around the country, counselors are being made available for students in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
Bay Area Students Improve On High School Exit Exam, Scores Up StatewideThis year’s graduating class posted the highest pass rate on the state’s High School Exit Exam, with Bay Area districts seeing improvement.
Leaked Questions At San Jose Schools Delay Standardized Test ResultsResults of statewide standardized testing for California school children have been delayed because cell phone pictures of test questions were posted online by students at several schools, including two in San Jose, state officials said.
San Jose Unified Wants To Require Internships For StudentsIf the plan is approved by the school board, students would have to finish an internship to graduate from high school.
San Jose School Vice Principal Accused Of Sexually Assaulting MinorA vice principal at a San Jose high school was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of sexually assaulting a minor, according to police.
San Jose Unified School District Prepared For Looming State Budget CutsA projected $3 billion budget deficit now facing California this fiscal year will almost certainly trigger cuts in December at school districts throughout the state.
Thousands Of Bay Area School Children Still Need Whooping Cough ShotsThousands of middle and high school students in Oakland, San Jose and San Francisco still haven’t gotten their mandatory whooping cough vaccination, even though the deadline to get the shot has already passed in some school districts.
Silicon Valley’s Largest School District Says Goodbye To Furlough DaysDespite the uncertainty over state funding, schools in the San Jose Unified School District will be in session for a full 180 days and there will be no teacher furloughs.
San Jose Schools Cut GED Classes To Shore Up K-12The San Jose Unified School District announced Friday that it will close two adult education campuses so it can restore five furlough days in regular classes.