East Palo Alto Schools Set To Close Due To Declining Enrollment, Looming BudgetCiting years of declining enrollment and a looming seven-figure budget deficit, the Ravenswood City School District in East Palo Alto is moving forward with plans to shut down and consolidate two of its elementary schools.
Oakland Parents Announce Claim Against School District Over Violent Board MeetingThe fight to keep some schools in Oakland open reached a new level Friday as a group of parents filed a legal claim against the school district.
All 24 Santa Rosa Schools to Close Monday Due to Fire, Power ShutoffsThe Santa Rosa City Schools district, largest in Sonoma County, has canceled all classes Monday due to dangerous weather and fire conditions, power shutoffs and nearby evacuations, officials said Saturday.
Protesters To Sue Oakland School District For Excessive Police Force At Board MeetingParents and teachers who were arrested and injured by police during a protest at the OUSD Board of Education meeting on Wednesday pushed back against the police narrative that the force used by officers was necessary.
Oakland School District Defends Police Action Against Protesters At Board MeetingThe Oakland Unified School District defended itself against accusations that police officers behaved violently toward protesters at a Board of Education meeting on Wednesday evening, when six people were arrested, including one who was taken to a hospital and left using crutches.
High Home Prices Likely A Factor In Proposed South Bay School ClosuresEvergreen School District board members voted last week to potentially close or consolidate three schools and high real estate prices in the area could be a factor, according to district officials.
Oakland Parents Urge School Board To Reconsider Merging Two SchoolsParents in Oakland are upset about the latest wave of school closures and mergers that are impacting thousands of students.
Poor Air Quality Leads To Widespread Bay Area School ClosuresThe unhealthy air from the fires across Northern California has prompted several school districts and colleges in the Bay Area to cancel classes Thursday and Friday.
Wine Country Wildfires To Keep Schools Closed Throughout The WeekSchool districts throughout the North Bay were canceling classes for additional days because of the wildfires in the region.
Marin Teens Make Best Of Storm-Related School CancellationsWhile the latest storm was causing plenty of problems in the North Bay Thursday, the second day of canceled classes due to weather this week provided some Kentfield teens with an opportunity for good times.
Napa Schools Will Close Monday; Sonoma State To Remain OpenThough all Napa Valley Unified schools will be closed Monday, authorities report that Sonoma State University will remain open.
Parents Arrested During Emotional Oakland School Board MeetingSome Oakland parents angry the school district wants to lease some of the elementary schools slated for closure were arrested after a tense school board meeting went into recess.
Oakland Puts Brakes On Plan To Close SchoolsOakland Unified School District officials said they are on better financial footing, but not out of the woods yet.
Powerful Storm Slams Bay Area; Flood Causes EvacuationsThe month’s most powerful storm slammed the Bay Area on Thursday, flooding roadways, knocking out power to thousands and triggering evacuations due to an overflowing river.