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Sex Offender Arrested After Walking Around San Jose School Campus

A registered sex offender who was arrested after walking around the campus of a high school in San Jose last week is being held without bail, Santa Clara County sheriff’s officials said Wednesday.

04/16/2014

Kids at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco show off their reflective wristbands on April 10, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

San Francisco Elementary School Kids Get Important Lesson On Pedestrian Safety

Students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco were given reflective slap wristbands to help them stand out when they are walking, while getting some advice from Police Chief Greg Suhr.

04/10/2014

Scene outside Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville, Pa. following a stabbing rampage, April 9, 2014. ( Bill Rehkopf/CBS)

As Many As 20 Hurt In Pennsylvania High School Stabbing Spree

An official says four students were believed to be seriously injured at a high school near Pittsburgh, where a student with a knife stabbed or slashed others, injuring as many as 20.

04/09/2014

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Oakland School Ranked ‘Most Challenging’ In The Nation

For the second consecutive year, a Washington Post survey of the most difficult high schools in America reveals that a small Oakland public charter school the most challenging institution for young minds.

04/08/2014

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Brentwood Police Hold School Meeting On Sexting, Bullying After Middle School Girl Forced Into Sex Acts

Online bullying, kids’ access to websites and “sexting” are all topics to be covered by Brentwood police Thursday night at a meeting to remind parents that their kids’ online activity has real-world consequences.

04/03/2014

Image of a man who groped a girl near Gregory Gardens Elementary School, captured by the victim. (Pleasant Hill Police Dept.)

2 Girls Groped By Pleasant Hill Stranger Near School On Consecutive Days

Police in Pleasant Hill were investigating two nearly identical incidents over the past two days involving a man who groped girls headed to school, a police sergeant said.

04/01/2014

Oakland police cruisers (CBS)

6-Year-Old Lured From Oakland Elementary School, Sexually Assaulted

Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault on a 6-year-old girl near an Oakland elementary school on Friday.

04/01/2014

A nearby shooting put a Benicia school on lockdown Monday. (CBS)

Man Sought In Benicia Highway Crash; May Be Connected To Shooting That Locked Down School

SWAT teams in Benicia were searching for a suspect who ran from a highway crash and might be connected to an earlier shooting on Interstate Highway 780, a police spokesman said.

03/31/2014

A mountain lion. (National Park Service)

Mountain Lion Seen Near Portola Valley School

A mountain lion was seen near an elementary school in Portola Valley Tuesday morning, San Mateo County emergency officials reported.

03/25/2014

Jefferson Award Winner Carla Koren works with students on their reading skills. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Makes Reading Routine For Young East Bay Students

According to the National Assessment on Educational Progress, only 34 percent of American 4th graders can read at their grade level. Students who can’t read proficiently by the 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.

03/19/2014

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