Seeking New Contract, Dozens Of Oakland Teachers Stage SickoutDozens of teachers from throughout the Oakland Unified School District marched from Oakland High school to City Hall on Monday, many who called out sick to take part.
Oakland School District Warns Teachers Planning Work Stoppage Not to Call In SickThe Oakland Unified School District has issued a warning to Oakland High School teachers planning a work stoppage Monday to not call in sick, according to district officials.
Teacher Arrested After Cutting Student's Hair While Singing National AnthemA high school science teacher in Visalia was arrested for forcibly cutting a student's hair while singing the Star-Spangled Banner.
Bay Area Woman's Childhood Tragedy Helps Drive Her Career Success In TechFor two decades Students Rising Above has been helping young people like Veronica Toscano get into college and find careers. At a recent panel discussion hosted by Autodesk, Toscano took to the stage and told a story from her childhood that shocked the room.
Homeless Students Stage Campout, Raise Awareness At San Jose State UniversityA group of San Jose State University students set up tents and slept outside Thursday night to bring awareness to the homeless crisis they said thousands of them face every year.
Richmond School Welding Instructor Position Goes UnfilledAn East Bay school is looking for a new instructor with big shoes to fill for a program that gives their students real-world professional skills.
UC Berkeley Settles Lawsuit Over Cancellation Of Conservative Speakers On CampusThe University of California, Berkeley has agreed to consider changes to its policy on major campus events as part of a settlement in a lawsuit over student access to conservative speakers.
San Jose College Student Reflects On Family Hardships As She Forges AheadSharing a simple, yet important family tradition reminds a San Jose college student that she takes nothing for granted as she achieves scholarly success.
State To Continue Funding Schools Closed Due To Wildfires, SmokeSchools around Northern California that had to close because of unhealthy air quality resulting from wildfires in the state can apply for a waiver to ensure they do not lose funding as a result of the closures.
Poor Air Quality Leads SF State, Other Colleges To Cancel ClassesThe unhealthy air caused by the smoke coming from the Camp Fire in Butte County has led San Francisco State, San Jose State and other schools to cancel classes for the rest of the week Wednesday night.