Governor Newsom Signs Law Banning School Student Suspensions For Grades 4 Through 8Starting in 2020, principals and administrators will be banned from suspending students for “willful defiance” of teachers, staff, and administrators.
Chalk Art Helps Keep Art Instruction At Mount Diablo Unified SchoolsArt instruction is often one of the first things to go when school districts slash budgets but one East Bay school district is finding a unique way to bring art to all of its elementary students.
Coyotes Spotted Near San Bruno School Raise Safety ConcernsA coyote spotted Wednesday on a grassy field just steps from a playground used by children in after school program prompted teachers to keep the kids indoors in San Bruno.
North Bay Elementary School Students Find Porn On iPadsA Sonoma elementary school is pulling iPads after 2nd graders accidentally accessed pornographic content on YouTube.
Kids In San Francisco Bilingual Program Struggle Without Bilingual TeacherThe extended absence of a teacher for a San Francisco elementary school's Spanish-English immersion program has left young students struggling to learn with substitute teachers who are not bilingual.
Mountain View School To Be Named After Undocumented ImmigrantThe Mountain View Whisman School District board voted to name an as-yet-unopened school after Jose Antonio Vargas, bypassing Steve Jobs and other technology giants with ties to Silicon Valley.
Fremont School Board Scraps Sex Ed Plan For Elementary KidsThe Fremont Unified School District board decided against adopting a controversial new sex education program for elementary school children after a marathon meeting that ended early Thursday morning.
Health Officials Attempt To Ease TB Fears At Fairfield SchoolHealth officials attempted to ease the concerns of parents Tuesday over an active pulmonary tuberculosis case associated with Fairfield's Laurel Creek Elementary School.
Napa Police Investigate Dead Body Found At Elementary SchoolPolice in Napa are investigating the suspicious death of a woman after her dead body was found in the playground of an elementary school Sunday afternoon, according to authorities.
11-Year-Old Boy Detained, Gun Found After Threats At Santa Cruz SchoolPolice in Santa Cruz on Tuesday detained an 11-year-old boy who barricaded himself into a classroom and allegedly had plans to harm fellow elementary school students, authorities said.
Alameda 9-Year-Old Praised For Helping Fellow StudentAn East Bay elementary school student recently saved a classmate's life thanks to something he learned from mom and dad.
Marin County School Nixes Sedentary Education With Standing Desks For Students4th graders and some 1st graders at an elementary school in San Rafael are using standing desks and it seems to be helping the students to maintain focus and dissipate excess energy.
Martinez School Official Takes Heat After Saying Some Students Don't Need A/CSome parents were offended when a school board member said kids at predominantly white John Swett Elementary need A/C, and kids at predominately Hispanic/Latino La Juntas Elementary don’t.
Child Walking To School Hit By Car In San Mateo CountyA child was hit by a car while walking near Fair Oaks Elementary School in unincorporated San Mateo County Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
New Technology Making Its Way Into The ClassroomIn the past, teachers gave lessons using chalkboards, filmstrips and overhead projectors — methods that had limited interactivity. Teachers now have multiple ways of presenting content. Students can now demonstrate their learning in ways other than pencil-and-paper tests.