COVID Learning: State Lawmakers Urge Bay Area School Districts To Bring Kids Back To ClassCalifornia Assembly members Phil Ting and David Chiu, as well as state Senator Scott Wiener urged school districts in San Mateo and San Francisco counties to get kids back into the classroom and they say public health experts back them up.
Jefferson Awards: South Bay Teen Helps Encourage Young Students Through Distance LearningWhen the Bay Area began to shelter in place, Andrew Lu and several friends brainstormed how to encourage younger kids to keep wanting to learn.
San Jose's Franklin-McKinley School District To Continue Distance Learning Through June 2021The Franklin-McKinley School District, located in one of San Jose's COVID-19 hotspots, will continue distance learning until June 15, 2021.
COVID: 'I'm Teaching From My Car' - Vallejo Teacher Holds Distance Learning From Starbucks Parking Lot After Losing InternetLosing a Wi-Fi signal can be a big problem for kids trying to do remote learning, but what if you’re the teacher?
School Reopenings: Study Finds Low Infection Rates Among In-Person Classes So FarSchool bells are still largely silent around the Bay Area and California as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on. The question is, is it safe to get in person learning started again?
Contra Costa, Diablo Valley, Los Medanos Community Colleges Extending Distance Learning Through June 2021The Contra Costa Community College District will continue with mostly online courses and student services for the entire 2020-21 academic year because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
More Than 60% Of California Parents Uncomfortable With In-Person Classes, Poll FindsNearly two-thirds of California parents are uncomfortable sending their children to in-person classes and do not believe schools will be sufficiently safe, according to a poll released Thursday by the California Teachers Association.
Reopening: Some East Bay Parents Rally For In-Person Classes; Experts Urge Slow TransitionAs some Bay Area counties move towards the less restrictive Orange Tier in the state's reopening plan, some families are pushing for in-person learning to resume.
Parents Question Plan For In-Person Classes In Open Letter To Palo Alto School DistrictIn advance of Tuesday’s vote by the Palo Alto Unified School District to resume in-person classes, district leaders have received an open letter signed by hundreds of parents, and also the results of a new parent-led survey.
California Parents Plan Weeklong "Zoom Out" Student Protest Over COVID-19 School ClosuresFamilies who say they have had enough of distance learning are calling on students to log off statewide for a full week to protest the continuing closure of public schools due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Learning Pod Inside Funeral Home Casket Room Is A Quiet Place To Study While Mom WorksEvery day is bring your kid to work day for two working moms at an East Bay funeral home now that COVID-19 has their kids doing distance-learning.