Parents, Teachers March to Protest Proposed East Bay School ClosuresWith enrollment dropping in the Newark Unified School District, the school board is looking to close two schools.
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.
Parents, Teachers Divided Over Reopening Palo Alto School ClassroomsPalo Alto Unified School District is set to vote next week on a plan to resume in-person instruction and could begin ramping up students back into the class as early as next month.
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.
San Francisco Schools To Begin First Round Of In-Person Classes At 'Community Hubs'San Francisco is forging ahead with school reopening plans, with thousands of students set to attend in-person classes at “community hubs” at 40 sites citywide, beginning Monday, September 14.
Reopening: Online Learning Problems Persist For Students, Teachers In San Jose Unified School DistrictOne of the South Bay's largest school systems has been scrambling to close a wide gap in attendance and equipment issues that have been major obstacles to effective online learning.
Marin County Starts State Waiver Process For In-Class InstructionsMarin County will start accepting waiver applications Friday for elementary schools looking to reopen for in-person learning, even as many teachers continue to resist the idea.
Some Teachers Balk as San Jose Schools Prepare to Reopen Classrooms WednesdaySchool starts Wednesday for the San Jose Unified School District when hundreds of teachers will be ordered back to their classrooms but some teachers say they intend to teach from home.
Bay Area Teachers Juggle Ways To Help Students Adjust To Online LearningWith the start of the fall school year, teachers across the Bay Area are taking different approaches to distance learning.
Back To School: Still No Remote Learning Deal Between Teachers And Oakland District OfficialsJust hours to go before the new school year launches for Oakland students, the teachers’ union and district officials still haven’t finalized a deal on what distance learning will look like this fall.
Flu Shots Will Be Required at All UC Campuses by NovemberAll UC students and workers will be required to get a flu shot this fall following an executive order from UC president Janet Napolitano issued Friday.
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.
Reopening: San Francisco Teachers, School Officials Reach Agreement On Distance LearningSan Francisco Unified school officials and the union representing the district's teachers reached an agreement Friday on how they will move forward with distance learning at the start of the 2020-2021 academic year.