West Contra Costa School District
A fight at Hercules High School last month that involved a transgender student prompted the West Contra Costa Unified School District board to hold a special meeting Monday evening.
A federal investigation of a Northern California school district revealed a widespread environment of sexual harassment and assaults by students that district officials failed to adequately address, the U.S. Department of Education said.
Days after state-mandated deadlines have passed for thousands of Bay Area seventh to 12th-graders to prove they’ve received a whooping cough vaccine, over a thousand students are barred from attending school.
The president of the West Contra Costa School Board said he’ll fight to keep an elementary school open because it would cost too much money to close it. A final vote could come Wednesday night in Richmond.
The West Contra Costa Unified School District has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit filed on behalf of a teenage girl who was beaten and gang raped outside Richmond High School.
According to the police blotter for Pinole Valley High School, there were 34 incidents reported from August to early December 2010.
The West Contra Costa school district has reached a financial settlement with the teen victim of a gang rape outside her Richmond High School homecoming dance.