Hayward School Superintendent Keeps Job Despite Allegations Of ViolenceThe Hayward School Board voted not to fire the Superintendent after allegations he physically and verbally threatened other school board members.
More Interns May Take Over SF Classrooms Due To Critical Teacher ShortageSuperintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.
Troubled East Bay School Board Member Being Evicted For 3rd Time Since 2009Trouble seems be following Contra Costa County School Board Trustee Jeff Belle, who is being evicted on top of having police called on him over the weekend after an alleged domestic violence incident.
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.
Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security GuardsStudents, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night's Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.
West Contra Costa School Board Approves Plan To Fund Junior ROTC Program The plan calls for an allocation of $100,000 a year for two years to fund the program, which will be established at De Anza High School in Richmond in the fall.
Attorney For Co-Defendant In Leland Yee Case Claims FBI 'Trolling' For CriminalsFormer San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.
Police Officers Monitor Oakland School Closure Protest Oakland school district police came to Lakeview Elementary School again Tuesday to monitor demonstrators who have been camping out there since Friday to protest the closure of Lakeview and four other elementary schools.
San Leandro High Students End Hunger Strike Over CutsThree San Leandro High School students ended their hunger strike over education cuts after a meeting with school officials Tuesday night.
Converted Concord Charter School To Be First Of Its Kind In Bay AreaThe first high school in the Bay Area to be converted to a charter school should be in business by late summer after charter school advocates finally won approval from the Contra Costa County Board of Education.
Oakland School Board To Vote On Plan To Close 5 Campuses Oakland’s school board was set to meet Wednesday to consider a proposal by Superintendent Tony Smith to close five elementary schools to save $2.2 million a year and use those funds to improve other schools.
Fairfield School Board Candidate Admits Child AbductionsA school board candidate in Fairfield has acknowledged she was once arrested for abducting four girls from a bus stop in 1998.