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Can Yoga Turn Around East Palo Alto Schools’ Drop-Out Rate?

A school district in a low-income area of East Palo Alto is hoping to lower dropout rates by launching a health and wellness program that includes yoga.

01/21/2015

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Man, Woman Found Shot Dead In East Oakland, Two Schools Placed On Lockdown

Two schools in East Oakland have been placed on lockdown because police are looking for suspects in a shooting in the area with multiple victims.

01/16/2015

Galileo High School has 140 homeless kids that the district knows about (galileoweb.org)

How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students

More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?

12/18/2014

MARIN CITY - DECEMBER 03: Roadway flooding  just north of Sausalito Wednesday morning.(credit: Rochelle Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Complete Bay Area School Closure List: San Francisco, Oakland, Corte Madera, Novato, San Rafael, Berkeley, Fremont

Schools across the Bay Area are announcing closures in anticipation of a powerful storm moving in early Thursday morning, including all the schools in Marin County, San Francisco Unified schools, and Oakland Unified schools.

12/10/2014

A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

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Novato Schools Closing For 2 Days Due To Upcoming Storm

All schools in the Novato School District will be closed on Thursday due to the upcoming storm, a school official said.

12/10/2014

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Rats Part Of Growing Pains For Fresh Food Program At San Francisco Schools

San 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.

12/01/2014

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Police Investigate ‘Mass Casualty’ Email Threat, Canceling Classes At Santa Cruz High School

Santa Cruz police are investigating an email received Tuesday night mentioning an intention to create “a mass casualty situation” at Santa Cruz High School, which was closed Wednesday in response.

11/19/2014

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Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay Schools

A coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.

11/05/2014

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Phil Matier: California’s Election Day Races With Nationwide Interest

Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.

11/04/2014

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