State Releases Guidance on Elementary School Waivers, Youth SportsAs some students returned to distance learning Monday, the state released new guidance for youth sports and the process for elementary schools to resume in-person learning.
Oakland Teachers Spar With District Over Back-to-School PlansCalling out the superintendent of schools directly, the president of the Oakland Education Association says that, after three weeks of negotiations, there’s no distance-learning plan or any agreement on what’s expected from teachers.
OUSD To Reform Online Makeup Courses After Harsh Jury ReportOakland Unified School District recently took steps to reform an online program designed to help failing students following a scathing civil grand jury report released last month.
More Than 80 Santa Clara County Schools Seek State Permission To ReopenThere’s renewed talk of elementary schools -- even in counties on the state watchlist -- reopening but the process in the Bay Area as it currently stands, varies widely.
California Will Sue Trump Administration Over International Student Visa PolicyThe state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes.
Oakland's Historic Holy Names High School Celebrates 150th BirthdayHoly Names High School is rich in history and it’s celebrating its 150th year of existence throughout the school year.
Stunning Vaping Study: One Third Of Santa Clara County High School Students Have VapedIn high schools across the country, the classic rock song “Smoking in the Boys Room” is obsolete with vaping taking over the reins of nicotine addiction and putting it plain sight.
Alamo School Completes Renovation After Years In Portable ClassroomsAfter spending a few years in portable classrooms, students and teachers are finally back in permanent classrooms at Stone Valley Middle School.
Bay Area Schools Grapple With New Normal Of Preparing For Active ShooterIt’s the new normal; as kids head back to school, we are arming them with the knowledge of how to stay safe if a gunman enters their school.
Fremont Junior High Schools Shift To Middle School ModelFremont is moving away from the junior high model, and instead, creating middle schools.
Historic Alameda High School Building Reopens To StudentsAfter more than 40 years, Alameda High School will have students inside it once again Monday.
School Year Begins Amid Rising Measles Cases; Which Vaccinations To GetThe California Department of Public Health says immunization rates remain at high levels, but have decreased over the last two years.
San Mateo Principal Offers New Plan To Reduce BullyingAt Lead Elementary School in San Mateo, Principal Chad Slife likes to say he helps kids become human.
Questions Remain As Oakland Students Return To The ClassroomThe Oakland Unified School District students have begun their 2019-2020 academic year with multiple teacher positions open, which the district says is not unusual.
Unique 'Mafanikio' Mentoring Program Aims To Reduce Violence In StudentsPreventing violence in communities starts with connecting young people with caring adults and activities like after-school programs and mentoring. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control.