Mt. Diablo Unified Negotiations With Teachers Reach Impasse, State Mediation RequestedState mediators are getting involved in negotiations between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and its teachers' union, which this week filed an impasse declaration, saying the district's bargaining team has failed to present a reasonable proposal.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo Unified Campuses Reopen; Plans For Full-Time In-Person Learning This FallOfficials with the Mount Diablo Unified School District announced Friday plans to offer full-time in-person instruction in the fall, as in-person learning resumes in the district.
COVID: E. Bay Teachers Union At Odds With District Plan To Get Students Back On Campus
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo Unified Looks At Phased Return To In-Person Learning Starting March 22The Mount Diablo Unified School District is looking at beginning the phased return to in-person learning later this month.
COVID: Nearly Half Of MDUSD Survey Respondents So Far Prefer Online LearningEarly results from a survey of families in the Mount Diablo Unified School District show nearly half of them would prefer their students to remain in distance learning for the rest of the school year rather than return to campus via a proposed hybrid model.
COVID Schools: Mount Diablo District Calls On Families To Fill Out Reopening SurveyMount Diablo Unified School District is asking for all families to fill out a survey by next Monday to help the district in its planning for how to reopen schools for the remainder of the 2020-21 school year.
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.