School Reopenings: Study Finds Low Infection Rates Among In-Person Classes So FarSchool bells are still largely silent around the Bay Area and California as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on. The question is, is it safe to get in person learning started again?
San Francisco Approves Creation Of K-12 Black Studies Curriculum By 2022/23The history, culture and contributions of African Americans will be taught to every K-12 student in San Francisco public schools by 2022-2023, according to a resolution passed Tuesday.
Contra Costa, Diablo Valley, Los Medanos Community Colleges Extending Distance Learning Through June 2021The Contra Costa Community College District will continue with mostly online courses and student services for the entire 2020-21 academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mom's Rare Condition Spurs SRA Scholar to Career in Medical ResearchSRA scholar Steven Palomares' passion for science is deeply personal with his own mother's health being a primary motivation.
More Than 60% Of California Parents Uncomfortable With In-Person Classes, Poll FindsNearly two-thirds of California parents are uncomfortable sending their children to in-person classes and do not believe schools will be sufficiently safe, according to a poll released Thursday by the California Teachers Association.
Teens Could Vote in OUSD School Board Elections If Measure QQ PassesA measure on the ballot this November would, if approved, allow students as young as 16 years old to vote in Oakland Unified School District school board elections.
Lowell High School in SF May Switch From Merit Selection System to Lottery in 2021The merit-based selection system at San Francisco's prestigious Lowell High School may be about to change.
California School Removes Name Of Former Stanford President, Eugenics BackerThe Los Angeles school board has renamed David Starr Jordan High School to simply Jordan High School to remove its association with its namesake, a former Stanford University president and promoter of eugenics.
Infectious Disease Expert Dr. Fauci Discusses Coronavirus in Online 'Fireside Chat' at Berkeley ForumDr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke with Cal students Thursday evening in a special online appearance at the Berkeley Forum.
SRA Scholar Returns to College, Finds Campus Transformed by COVID-19For her sophomore year, Students Rising Above scholar Madison Schmidt found a largely empty campus as her fellow students stay inside their dorm rooms, learn online and practice strict social distancing.