COVID: Oakland School Officials Approve Vax Mandate For Students; Health Officials Weigh Statewide RuleA day after Oakland Unified School District officials approved a COVID-19 health mandate late Wednesday that will require all eligible students 12 and older to be fully vaccinated, parents and teachers were reacting to the decision.
COVID: Oakland Teachers Demand More Testing, Better Air Filtration For Safer SchoolsAfter six weeks of in-person learning, some teachers in the Oakland Unified School District are complaining about a lack of COVID safety, but the district insists it is doing all it can to keep the virus out of the classroom.
COVID: Group Of Cupertino Parents Want Remote Learning Reinstated Amid Rise In Pediatric CasesA group of about two dozen Cupertino Union School District parents rallied Wednesday afternoon to demand that distance learning be reinstated as pediatric COVID-19 cases reach an all-time high in the nation.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officers Reaffirm In-Person Schooling Amid Delta Variant ConcernsWith the school year underway, Bay Area health officers reaffirmed their support for the resumption of in-person learning amid concerns about rising COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant.
COVID: Outbreak Shuts Down Classroom At Foster City Elementary SchoolA COVID outbreak at a Bay Area school has forced a classroom to close. The shutdown has affected a lot more families outside that classroom.
COVID: Stanford Requiring Weekly Coronavirus Tests For Students This Fall, Even If VaccinatedOfficials at Stanford University announced that all students who will be coming to campus for in-person learning for Fall 2021 must be vaccinated against COVID-19 and undergo periodic coronavirus testing, regardless of vaccination status.
COVID: In-Person Learning Resumes For 35,000 Oakland Unified StudentsMore than 35,000 Oakland Unified School District students returned to classrooms Monday after 16 months of distance learning, sporting backpacks and masks.
South San Francisco Schools Set To Resume In-Person Learning At All Grade LevelsThe South San Francisco Unified School District will reopen for traditional, in-class instruction this coming Wednesday.
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.
Bay Area Superintendents Issue Joint Statement Supporting 'Full, In-Person Learning'School superintendents from six Bay Area counties on Friday released a joint statement in support of a return to full, in-person learning for the 2021-2022 school year.
COVID: California Expected To Continue Requiring Masks Indoors At Schools After CDC AnnouncementState public health officials announced Friday that they will release updated guidance for the fall school semester next week encouraging schools to return to full in-person classes.