Oakland Lawmakers Put Youth School Board Voting On November BallotOakland teens are one step closer to voting in school board elections following the City Council's decision Tuesday to put the idea on the November ballot.
Redwood City Students Want School To Abandon Controversial Tribal NameA group of students at Sequoia High School in Redwood City has renewed a decades-long debate over the controversial name of the school's athletic program mascot, the Cherokees.
San Francisco To Allow Noncitizens To Vote For School BoardSan Francisco will become the largest city in the United States and one of only a handful nationwide to allow noncitizens, including people in the country illegally, to vote in a local election in November.
Pleasant Hill Parents Want Boy Who Threatened To Kill Classmates Kicked OutParents at an East Bay middle school were rallying to get a student kicked out after he allegedly threatened to kill his classmates.
Immigrants Hesitant To Exercise Voting Rights In SF School Board ElectionsA plan in San Francisco to let people who are not U.S. citizens vote in school board elections isn't getting off to a great start.
Marin Schools To Require Sexual Harassment Training After Teacher ComplaintsA North Bay school district is taking action after complaints from teachers about being sexually harassed, not by their co-workers, but their students.
Billionaires’ Cash Pours Into Oakland School Board RaceWhy is former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg investing $300,000 in a Bay Area school board race?
Embattled Hayward School Chief Ousted By Late Night VoteThe suspended head of the Hayward Unified School District was fired early Thursday by a unanimous vote of the school board, ending more than a year of tumultuous relations between the superintendent and the board.
Hayward School Superintendent Keeps Job Despite Allegations Of ViolenceThe Hayward School Board voted not to fire the Superintendent after allegations he physically and verbally threatened other school board members.
More Interns May Take Over SF Classrooms Due To Critical Teacher ShortageSuperintendent Richard Carranza asked the school board permission to hire more uncredentialed teachers from Teach for America, a non-profit that puts college grads in classrooms across the country.
Troubled East Bay School Board Member Being Evicted For 3rd Time Since 2009Trouble seems be following Contra Costa County School Board Trustee Jeff Belle, who is being evicted on top of having police called on him over the weekend after an alleged domestic violence incident.
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.
Oakland School Board Meeting To Address Allegations Of Students Beaten By Campus Security GuardsStudents, parents and community members plan on attending Wednesday night's Oakland school board meeting to speak out about several incidents in the past 15 months in which security guards have allegedly beaten students.
West Contra Costa School Board Approves Plan To Fund Junior ROTC Program The plan calls for an allocation of $100,000 a year for two years to fund the program, which will be established at De Anza High School in Richmond in the fall.
Attorney For Co-Defendant In Leland Yee Case Claims FBI 'Trolling' For CriminalsFormer San Francisco school board president Keith Jackson made a court appearance Tuesday on charges related to suspended State Sen. Leland Yee that involve murder-for-hire.