Walmart Founder's Heirs $250M Fund Helping Support Oakland SchoolA foundation run by the heirs of Walmart founder Sam Walton has announced a $250 million initiative to support charter schools in 17 U.S. cities, including one right here in the Bay Area.
What Not To Wear? Enforcing School Dress Codes Not As Easy As ABCDressing for school can get complicated. One school district has rewritten a dress code that may go down as the simplest set of guidelines ever.
Toxic Pesticide-Ridden Soil Detected At Site For New Bay Area SchoolThe Morgan Hill Unified School District discovered soil laced with a highly toxic pesticide in a field where a school is slated to be built.
Low Enrollment Dooms Longtime Catholic Elementary School In SF ChinatownA Catholic school in San Francisco created to serve the Chinese immigrant community will suspend operations at the end of the school year, the Archdiocese of San Francisco announced Tuesday.
Healdsburg School Using Bottled Water For Remainder Of Year After Lead ScareIt will be bottled water for the remainder of the school year at Healdsburg elementary after a lead scare they have only just learned was a false alarm.
Statewide Teacher Shortage Hits The Bay Area HardSome San Francisco Bay Area school districts are working hard to attract new educators amid a statewide teacher shortage.
From Mars To Coral Sea, Google Taking Students On Virtual Field TripsGoogle is teaming up with hundreds of schools to take kids on field trips where no bus has ever gone.
Police Activity Prompts Lockdown At Fremont SchoolPolice activity near Cabrillo Elementary School in Fremont prompted a lockdown at the school around noon Wednesday and students have since been dismissed, according to the school district’s website.
Security Guard Gets Probation For Attacking Oakland Student In WheelchairA former security guard at Oakland High School was placed on five years' felony probation Monday for his conviction for last year's attack on a student who suffers from cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair.
Mountain Lion Spotted Near Monterey SchoolA mountain lion was spotted near a Monterey middle school on Monday night, police said Wednesday.
Sacramento Principal Body Slammed In Wild Cafeteria FightA Sacramento high school principal was body slammed and three students arrested in a cafeteria fight that was filmed and posted online.
Jury Clears Hayward Catholic School Aide Charged With Sexually Abusing BoyA former after-school program coordinator at a Hayward Catholic school was acquitted Tuesday of charges that she sexually abused a male student beginning when he was 12.

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