East Bay Teachers Demand Safety Plans Before Returning To ClassroomsThe state's quick switch to remote education during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic was considered a failure by many, leaving a large percentage of parents pushing to go back to in-class instruction for next year.
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.
East Bay School District Bans Chemical Found In Roundup Weed KillerThe Mount Diablo Unified School District voted unanimously to ban the active ingredient found in the Roundup weed killer from school property Monday evening.
Parents Want To Secede From Mount Diablo Unified School DistrictSome parents want to pull their kids out of Mount Diablo Unified School District and form a new District, called Northgate Unified.
Trial Begins Against Concord Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Molesting 14 StudentsJoseph Martin, 46, is on trial in Contra Costa County Superior Court for 150 counts of sexual abuse of former students at Woodside Elementary School.
School Bus Catches Fire In Concord, Students UnharmedA Mount Diablo Unified School District bus carrying students caught fire Friday afternoon in Concord, fire and school district officials said.
Students Warned After Luring Attempt Near Concord Middle School The Mount Diablo Unified School District issued a “stranger danger” alert to parents after a man tried to lure a seventh-grade girl into his van as she was walking to El Dorado Middle School on Monday morning.
Counselors Help Concord Students Cope With Fatal Bike CrashGrief counselors were on hand Monday at three schools of the Mount Diablo Unified School District affected by a bike accident that killed a father and daughter.
Walnut Creek School Custodian Pleads Not Guilty To MolestationA Walnut Creek school janitor arrested last month for allegedly molesting two boys pleaded not guilty to 20 felony child molestation counts Thursday after police found three more victims in the case.
Converted Concord Charter School To Be First Of Its Kind In Bay AreaThe first high school in the Bay Area to be converted to a charter school should be in business by late summer after charter school advocates finally won approval from the Contra Costa County Board of Education.