27,000 West Contra Costa Unified Students Return For In-Person LearningMore than 27,000 students and 3,000 staff members on Monday are heading back to classrooms in the West  Contra Costa Unified School District.
San Francisco Public Schools Welcome Back Students To Full-Time Classes For 1st Time in 18 MonthsStudents in San Francisco are heading back to fully reopened schools full-time for the first time in 18 months on Monday.
COVID: SF Health Officials Confident Students, Teachers Can Safely Return To SchoolAt high schools across San Francisco, freshmen and sophomores will both be stepping into new territory. After a year and a half of Zoom school, Wednesday was sophomore orientation day at Galileo High School.
SFUSD Distributes Backpacks, Supplies Ahead Of Return To In-Person Education MondayBefore Monday's return to in-person classes for the San Francisco Unified School District, the city distributed more than 3,500 backpacks with school supplies to children living in public and affordable housing.
Contra Costa County Offers $100 Rewards for COVID Vaccination ReferralsWith the rise in cases associated with the Delta variant, doctors are saying it’s more important than ever for communities to get vaccinated as there's a chance the coronavirus will mutate into another harmful variant come fall.
Wildfires Delay Beginning Of School Year For Some Rural California StudentsWildfires raging across Northern California are once again endangering communities and putting school reopening plans on hold as school officials focus on locating evacuated families and connecting them with food, shelter and other needed services.
COVID: Surge, Delta Variant Top List Of Concerns For Parents Sending Kids Back To SchoolAs tens of thousands of Bay Area students return to the classroom, many parents are finding themselves concerned over the highly-transmissible and more severe COVID-19 Delta variant.
COVID: Delta Variant Fears Overshadow Oakland Students Return To ClassroomsStudents have mixed emotions about returning to class Monday in the Oakland Unified School District during the pandemic for the start of the new school year.
Oakland Middle-Schoolers Receive Backpacks, Inspiration From Warriors StarOn Saturday in East Oakland, kids heading back to school got free backpacks and some encouragement from a Golden State Warrior who is very familiar with the neighborhood.
Bay Area School Districts Mount Effort to Vaccinate Students as Classroom Learning ResumesWith school about to resume in many Bay Area districts there is one last push to get as many students vaccinated as possible.
COVID: Parents Concerned About Young Children Amid Delta Variant SurgeThe ongoing surge in Bay Area COVID cases is raising concerns for Bay Area children as they return to school for in-person learning with students under age 12 still unvaccinated and unprotected against the more contagious Delta variant.