3 East Bay School Districts Go All-In on Student Vaccine MandatesState leaders are now discussing whether a COVID vaccine should be required for all students age 12 and older to attend in-person classes.
San Francisco Schools, Public Health Dept. Partner to Provide Campus COVID VaccinationsThe San Francisco Department of Public Health and San Francisco Unified School District are partnering to launch four vaccine clinics at city schools to improve accessibility and to encourage more families to get vaccinated.
COVID: Outbreak Shuts Down Classroom At Foster City Elementary SchoolA COVID outbreak at a Bay Area school has forced a classroom to close. The shutdown has affected a lot more families outside that classroom.
COVID Recovery: Students Cheer Return of In-Person Classes at San Jose State UniversitySan Jose State University welcomed tens of thousands of students back to campus for in-person learning Thursday with fanfare, mask-wearing and a mix of worry and optimism.
COVID: New Safety Protocols Await Students, Parents On First Day Of School In San JoseThe first day of 100% in-person classes for San Jose Unified is Wednesday, August 18 and safety measures will be in place to try and keep everyone healthy.
Expansion of Transitional Kindergarten Could Present Problems for Some ParentsThanks to an expansion of transitional kindergarten by Governor Gavin Newsom and state legislators, all four-year-olds California will be able to enroll in publicly-funded school for free, regardless of income.
Judge Tosses Former School Board VP's $87 Million Lawsuit Against SFUSDJudge Haywood Gilliam, Jr. said in his ruling on Monday that the claims by Alison Collins, who was vice president of the San Francisco school board, had no merit and there was no need to argue the case in court.
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.
COVID: Oakland Unified Mandates Vaccinations, Weekly Tests For All StaffSoon staff, contractors and volunteers in the Oakland Unified School District must be vaccinated. Those who are not, will have to get tested weekly.
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.