COVID: All West Contra Costa Schools to Close for Long Omicron Recovery WeekendOfficials with the West Contra Costa County Unified School District on Wednesday announced all schools would be closed this Friday and Monday as the district copes with staffing shortages and student illness caused by the omicron-fueled COVID case surge.
Hayward Students, Parents Rally To Keep Open Schools On Proposed Closure ListAs the Hayward Unified School District looks to close several schools, citing a budget shortfall, parents and students held a rally Thursday as they are pushing back on the plans.
California Sets Sept. 14 Date for Recall Election Targeting NewsomCalifornia on Thursday scheduled a Sept. 14 recall election that threatens to drive Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom from office, the result of a political uprising driven by widespread angst over coronavirus orders that shuttered schools and businesses.
Parents, Teachers March to Protest Proposed East Bay School ClosuresWith enrollment dropping in the Newark Unified School District, the school board is looking to close two schools.
Pandemic Plan: UCSF Task Force Researches Safe Back-to-School StrategyGov. Newsom laid out new rules Friday that likely ensure most Bay Area schools will start with at-home, online instruction come fall. A UCSF task force has been gathering data from other countries that have successfully figured out what works and what doesn’t.
Uncertainty Abounds Among California Parents, Teachers Making Plans for New School YearThere’s no summer break for educators this year as they try to make a plan for the fall.
San Francisco School Officials Consider Giving Students A's Due To Coronavirus ClosuresSan Francisco school officials are talking seriously about giving all middle and high school students A's for the remainder of the year due to the coronavirus school closures affecting their education.
Oakland Educators Say Lack Of Access To Technology A Challenge To Virtual LearningWith widespread school closures confirmed through the rest of the year, teachers and administrators across the Oakland Unified School District are facing new challenges that come with virtual teaching and learning.
State Superintendent: Schools May Be Closed Into Summer Break During Coronavirus OutbreakStudents will likely not be able to return to school for the rest of the academic year and schools should focus on distance learning models, California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.
Coronavirus Update: Students Crave Social Interaction During Online Home SchoolingParents, teachers and students all learned lessons Monday as they continued to navigate online schooling due to the coronavirus school closures.
Coronavirus Update: Pittsburg School District Extends Closure Through Mid-AprilThe Pittsburg Unified School District has extended its school closings in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic through the end of its spring break.
East Bay Nonprofit To Continue Meal Delivery At School Food Pantries Despite ClosuresAn East Bay nonprofit said Sunday it will continue to deliver food to students and families across Contra Costa County who are impacted by school closures caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Steph, Ayesha Curry Help Feed Thousands Of Oakland Students During Coronavirus School ClosuresSteph and Ayesya Curry have stepped up to help the thousands of Oakland kids affected by school closures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.
Oakland Schools, Libraries, Senior and Rec Centers Close as Community Hunkers DownWith public schools now closed in Oakland, city officials announced that they are also temporarily closing all public library locations and recreation centers starting Monday.
Coronavirus School Update: Oakland, San Francisco Schools Districts To Feed Students During ClosureSchool districts in Oakland and San Francisco will continue serving meals to students who would miss meals because of the school closures as a result of the coronavirus spread.