University Of California President Janet Napolitano To Step DownUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano announced Thursday that she plans to step down next August after seven years at the head of the UC system.
South Bay Teachers Share Housing Struggle Stories At Santa Clara County Town HallSeveral South Bay teachers shared their stories of struggle during a Santa Clara County town hall meeting to discuss how the housing crisis affects them Tuesday evening.
Cell Phone Ban At San Mateo High School Receiving Positive FeedbackThe assistant principal of San Mateo High School said Monday that students are still getting used to the no cell phone policy implemented in the beginning of the school year, but they've received positive feedback from teachers so far.
Oakland Unified School District Apologizes After Failing To Deliver Lunch To StudentsThe Oakland Unified School District is apologizing after failing to deliver hot lunches to roughly 20 kindergartners, first graders and second graders at Oakland’s Henry J. Kaiser Elementary School.
Sacramento State University Accidentally Admits 3,500 Waitlisted StudentsAdd Sacramento State to the list of universities that accidentally sent out welcome letters to students before final decisions were reached.
Parents Decry Planned Merger of Two Oakland SchoolsA day after the Oakland school board voted to merge high-performing Henry J. Kaiser Elementary school in the Oakland hills with Sankofa Academy, a struggling school in the North Oakland flatlands, parents of Kaiser students are vowing to fight.
Bay Area High School Senior Develops STEM Curriculum For Young GirlsA high school senior who, as an 8th grader, created a device to sense heat stroke and dehydration is now introducing others to the joy of innovation.
Aaron Persky, Recalled Judge From Brock Turner Case, Hired As High School Tennis CoachAaron Persky, the former Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge known for his sentencing in the Brock Turner sexual assault case, has been hired as a high school girls' tennis coach.
Governor Newsom Signs Law Banning School Student Suspensions For Grades 4 Through 8Starting in 2020, principals and administrators will be banned from suspending students for “willful defiance” of teachers, staff, and administrators.
Drops App Helps You Learn A New Language On Your PhoneChief Customer Officer Drew Banks talks to Bay Area Focus host Michelle Griego about Drops, a new app for all ages that turns your phone into a language instructor.