West Contra Costa School Board Meets Over Brawl Involving Transgender TeenA 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.
Federal Probe Finds Harassment At West Contra Costa SchoolsA 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.
No Class For Many Bay Area Students Without Whooping Cough VaccineDays 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.
Vote To Decide Fate Of A Pinole Elementary 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.
School District To Pay $4 Million In Richmond Gang Rape SettlementThe 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.
Security Cameras Considered At Pinole Valley High SchoolAccording to the police blotter for Pinole Valley High School, there were 34 incidents reported from August to early December 2010.
Richmond High School Rape Victim Settles With DistrictThe 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.