School District

Bear Prompts Lockdown at Tahoe's Incline High SchoolA wandering black bear has prompted a precautionary lockdown at a high school on Lake Tahoe's North Shore...
Heat Prompts South Bay School District To Let Over 7,000 Students Go Home EarlyThe heatwave hitting the Bay Area has prompted a school district in the South Bay to let more than 7,000 students go home early for the next two days because classrooms aren't equipped with air conditioning.
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.
San Francisco, Oakland School Districts Apply For Waiver On No Child Left Behind RequirementsSchool district officials in San Francisco and Oakland applied for a waiver to free them from the educational requirements of the nation's No Child Left Behind law.
East Bay School District Hires Private Investigator In Attempt To Kick Girl Out After Denying Free LunchesAn East Bay school district that denied a Latina girl access to its free lunch program hired a private investigator in its attempt to kick the second grader out of the district for allegedly living outside its boundaries.
Rats Part Of Growing Pains For Fresh Food Program At San Francisco SchoolsSan Francisco Unified School District serves more fresh food and a greater number of meals to their students since switching food providers last year, but the fresh-food program has led to some infrastructure challenges of its own.
Castro Valley School District Defends Decision To Buy $14K Espresso MachineThe Castro Valley Unified School District is taking some heat for approving the purchase of a $14,000 espresso machine.
SF School Board Green Lights Funding Programs For Immigrant ChildrenThe San Francisco Unified School District board of education this week unanimously approved a resolution that will commit resources to both the short- and long-term needs of unaccompanied immigrant children enrolling in schools within the district.
Parents Warned After Mountain View Student Overdoses On New Psychedelic Street DrugParents of students at a South Bay high school have been warned about a newly-discovered psychedelic drug after one student overdosed on it and was hospitalized this week.
Cash-Strapped San Jose School District Shuffling Students, Cutting TeachersLower enrollment is forcing a 23-campus San Jose school district to eliminate 18 teaching positions.
Six San Mateo Measures Decided By Fewer Than Five PointsSix measures were decided by less than five percentage points, but nine of the 12 ballot measures in San Mateo County passed, according to unofficial results released Tuesday.
Phil Matier: California May Lift Limits On Local Tax IncreasesA bill making its way through the state Senate would let counties and school districts put local tax measures up for a popular vote.