A longtime Concord elementary school teacher testified in a Martinez courtroom Wednesday that he never inappropriately addressed or touched any of his students, despite the numerous child molestation charges against him.
In addition to the seven Oakland A’s and three San Francisco Giants in Minneapolis for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star game, two Bay Area teachers elected by fans made the trip and will be honored during a pre-game ceremony today, league officials said.
Two 14-year-old boys testified in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday that their former teacher at Concord’s Woodside Elementary School put his hand down their shirts and fondled them during class and after-school hangouts.
Joseph Martin, 46, is on trial in Contra Costa County Superior Court for 150 counts of sexual abuse of former students at Woodside Elementary School.
Just two days before he leaves the public school system, Oakland’s Brandon DeBose Jr. is celebrating not just his graduation, but a landmark victory against teacher tenure protections in California.
California’s tenure protections for public school teachers were ruled unconstitutional Tuesday by a judge presiding in a lawsuit brought by nine students.
A former Cloverdale High School teacher’s aide will be sentenced in July to more than 11 years in prison for molesting three teenage boys.
A 7-year old Fremont boy accused of groping an 8-year old female classmate on two separate occasions has been removed from the school.
A Fremont elementary school teacher accused of slapping a third-grade student last month did not return to his classroom as planned today. After objections and a planned protest by the boy’s parents, Fremont police announced Friday that they have reopened their investigation into the incident.
The family of a Fremont third grade student who was allegedly slapped in the face by a teacher last week is planning a protest after learning the teacher has been cleared to return to work Friday.