COVID Schools: West Contra Costa Unified School District Board Approves April 19 Return To ClassroomsAfter a six-hour special meeting Friday evening, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board voted 4-1 to reopen its 54 schools starting on April 19.
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 Reopening: Berkeley Set To Open Elementary Schools For In-Person Learning 5 Days / Week Starting March 29The Berkeley Unified School District expects to reopen elementary schools to in-person learning later this month, offering a five-day a week schedule.
Group Of SFUSD Parents Frustrated With Reopening Propose Appointed School BoardA group of San Francisco Unified School District parents, frustrated that schools remain closed for in-person learning, proposed on Monday doing away with elections for Board of Education commissioners and instead moving to an appointment-based system.
COVID Schools: Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Law Aimed At Putting Kids Back In California ClassroomsCalifornia's public schools can tap into $6.6 billion of new state spending to return students to classrooms under a bill Gov. Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday that has attracted bipartisan support and scorn in equal measure.
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.
Gov. Newsom: Feds Approve Medicaid Funding for Expanded Low-Income Student COVID TestingGovernor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday announced that the Biden-Harris Administration has approved California’s request to utilize Medi-Cal funding to provide voluntary COVID-19 testing for low-income students covered by the program.
COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Debuts Vaccination Site For Teachers, Education Workers At FairgroundsSanta Clara County is trying to make it easier and faster for educators to get vaccinated amid increasingly loud calls for schools to reopen.
COVID: Group Calls Berkeley Teachers' Union Leader A Hypocrite For Taking Child To Private PreschoolAn East Bay teacher and union leader is under fire Monday, accused of being a hypocrite in the fight to reopen schools only after teachers have been vaccinated.
COVID Schools: San Jose Mayor Joins Parents Calling For Speedup In Reopening ClassroomsSan Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo waded into the battle over reopening schools, urging the leaders of the numerous school districts covering the city to find ways to accelerate the reopening of campuses for in-person learning.
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.