School

Standing Desks

Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students

4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.

2 hours ago

Vaccination

Contentious Vaccination Bill Passes Senate Education Committee

The bill still has to move through two Senate committees and the Assembly before it can even reach Governor Jerry Brown’s desk.

04/22/2015

(CBS SF)

Bomb Threat At Milpitas High School Prompts Evacuation

Milpitas High School students and staff have been evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday morning.

04/09/2015

Michael Schoop (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Former Fremont Schoolteacher Gets 16 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting 2nd-Grader

A former Fremont schoolteacher was sentenced Friday to 16 years in state prison for sexually assaulting a second-grader in his classroom in the late 1990s.

04/03/2015

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2 Arrested After Shooting Near Novato School Leaves 1 Hurt

One person was shot at a field next to a Novato school Sunday afternoon and two suspects have been detained, police said.

03/29/2015

(CBS)

Parents’ Message To San Francisco Archdiocese: Catholic School’s Leaders ‘Not A Good Fit’

Parents from a Catholic school in the city’s Richmond District are asking the San Francisco Archdiocese to show two controversial school leaders the door.

03/26/2015

(CBS)

13-Year-Old Boy Stabs Student In Martinez Middle School Locker Room

A 13-year-old boy who stabbed a student in the locker room of a Martinez middle school Thursday morning turned himself in to school staff, police said.

03/26/2015

Children playing at school. (CBS)

Sex Offenders Allowed To Live Closer To Schools, Parks Under New California Regulations

California will alter its 8-year-old ban preventing all registered sex offenders from living near schools or parks, instead imposing the restriction only on pedophiles and others whose sex crimes involved children.

03/26/2015

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Bay Area Universities Among Best For Landing ‘Desirable’ Job, LinkedIn Data Finds

Using their vast databank, LinkedIn ranked colleges and universities based on graduates who get “desirable” jobs.

03/24/2015

“I look at myself in the mirror and I go, ‘I see a female body,’ ” said high school teacher Amanda Swager. (CBS LA)

SoCal Teacher Surprises Students With New Female Identity

Students at Chino High School returned to school this week to find that their chemistry teacher looked very different and had a new name: Amanda Swager.

03/23/2015

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