COVID: SF Health Officials Confident Students, Teachers Can Safely Return To SchoolAt high schools across San Francisco, freshmen and sophomores will both be stepping into new territory. After a year and a half of Zoom school, Wednesday was sophomore orientation day at Galileo High School.
COVID: Highly-Contagious Delta Variant Has Some Parents Rethinking Back-To-School PlansWith new information from the Centers for Disease Control suggesting the Delta variant of the coronavirus may be as contagious as chickenpox, it's forcing some parents to reassess whether or not to send their kids to school for in-person instruction this Fall.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco School District Accused Of Using Loophole To Qualify For State FundsThree state legislators representing San Francisco on Monday wrote a letter asking the state not to give the SFUSD $12 million in COVID-19 reopening funds because they said the district didn't get enough students back in class to qualify.
COVID Schools: Livermore District To Offer Both In-Person & Virtual Learning Next School YearOfficials with the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District announced Tuesday that the East Bay district plans to offer students full in-person learning along with a virtual option in the upcoming 2021-22 school year.
COVID Schools: 'Sharp One-Year Decline' In California K-12 Enrollment Amid Pandemic, Online LearningCalifornia public schools have experienced a sharp decline in enrollment this year as the pandemic forced millions into online school, according to data made public Thursday.
COVID: Lessons Learned From Menlo Park School District That Didn't Shut DownWhile most schools have struggled with the decision to reopen, one small district on the Peninsula has had students on campus for nearly the entire school year.
COVID: As Bay Area Offices Reopen Many Employees Still Want To Work From HomeWorking from home may not just be a pandemic perk. Instead, Californians are embracing the new way of life and hope it could be a permanent post even after COVID restrictions are lifted, according to a new survey.
Hayward Teachers Bring Science to Life With Home Kits For StudentsTwo Hayward teachers are bringing hands-on science activities to life for students learning from home during the pandemic.
Update: San Francisco School Board Votes To Rescind Controversial School Renaming PlanThe San Francisco school board will likely rescind their controversial decision to rename dozens of schools in the district during their meeting Tuesday evening.
Update: Angry Parents and Students Protest Fremont Schools Staying ClosedFrustrated parents and students protested in Fremont Thursday, one day after the district announced schools will remain closed through the end of the academic year.
COVID: Fremont Unified To Remain In Distance Learning For Rest Of School Year - 'No Definitive Final Outcome In Sight'The Fremont Unified School District announced Wednesday that the large East Bay district would remain under distance learning for the rest of the 2020-2021 school year, after an agreement could not be reached with teachers.
Update: San Francisco City Attorney Herrera Asks Superior Court to Order Schools to ReopenCity Attorney Dennis Herrera on Monday asked San Francisco's Superior Court to order the city's school district to commence in-person instruction at all schools by the end of April.
COVID: SFUSD To Allow Outdoor High School Sports Practices, Games Starting April 12The San Francisco Unified School District will allow high school students to resume practices and games in multiple extracurricular sports next month, the district announced Wednesday.
COVID Schools: San Francisco School Board Approves Elementary Reopening In AprilA year after San Francisco schools moved to remote learning at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the school board just approved the plan to get its youngest students back into class.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Unified Reveals More Details Of April ReopeningOfficials with the San Francisco Unified School District released additional details Monday about a plan to resume in-person learning for some schools starting in April, after reaching a tentative deal with teachers late last week.