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.
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.
Parents Await Clearance of COVID Vaccine for Kids Age 5 to 11It may be July now but summer play time will soon give way to classroom time and one set of students is still waiting for their turn to be vaccinated: kids age five to eleven.
San Francisco High School Seniors Can Attend Classes for Final Weeks Of School YearSan Francisco public high school seniors will be allowed back on campus for the final weeks of the school year, according to a statement released this weekend by teachers union officials.
Families, Teachers March at Bay Area Rallies Calling for Schools to ReopenSaturday was a statewide day of demonstrations, marches and rallies marking one year of closed schools and calling for a full reopening of classroom learning.
Friday Night Lights Shine Over Bay Area With Return of High School FootballMarch is typically not the time of year for football but the Friday night lights are back on as schools in the Bay Area try to salvage some sort of season.
San Francisco School District Reaches Deal With Teachers to Commence In-Person Learning April 12The San Francisco Unified School District announced Friday night that "a select number" of city public schools are on track to resume in-person learning for young students beginning April 12.
San José School District Secures Vaccine for Entire WorkforceThe San José Unified School District announced Thursday it had secured 4,000 COVID-19 vaccination opportunities, enough to cover its entire workforce.
Plan to Return San Francisco Students to Classrooms in January Nixed by School DistrictThe goal was to start reopening San Francisco schools on January 25 but, according to the district, it just can’t meet the latest round of demands from the teachers union.
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.
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.
Health Inspectors Evaluate San Francisco Schools in Advance of ReopeningBack-to-school health inspections are now underway in San Francisco and, with the health department’s blessing, some schools plan to bring back younger students soon.
Oakland School Administrators Await Official Plans With School Set to Start MondayOakland Unified and its teachers' union are still trying to reach an agreement over how much remote learning will be conducted live, versus lessons that are pre-recorded.
Oakland Teachers, District Wrangle With School Year Set to Start MondayThe first day of school is three days away and the Oakland Unified School District and teachers' union are still at odds over how classes will be conducted come Monday.