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: Newsom Unveils Vaccine Plan Aiming To Reopen California ClassroomsCalifornia released a new plan Thursday outlining how the state will allocate vaccines to education workers as Gov. Gavin Newsom continues to push to reopen more schools to in-person instruction.
Newsom: Schools Will Emerge From COVID-19 Shutdown 'Very, Very Shortly'; Teachers Urge Cautious ReopeningsAs the vast majority of California students approach one year of distance learning, Gov. Gavin Newsom vowed Tuesday that classrooms will reopen “very, very shortly." But his forecast was called into question by Los Angeles teachers.
COVID: 'Let's Reopen Them' Parents Protest To Restart In-Person Learning In Sunnyvale
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.
Oakley School Board Resigns After President Steps Down Over 'Hot Mic' RemarksOne day after the president of the Oakley school board resigned over disparaging comments about parents that she and other board members made on a video conference call the rest of the board trustees followed her lead.
COVID Reopening: California High School Sports Allowed To ResumeState health officials greenlighted the resumption of select high school sports programs, setting a benchmark of fewer than 14 cases of COVID-19 for every 100,000 residents for counties to return to play.
Newsom: State Legislature's Plan Will 'Slow Down' Reopening SchoolsGov. Gavin Newsom was highly critical Friday of a plan from the California Legislature aimed at getting students back in classrooms this spring. Newsom wants students to return to the classroom much earlier.
CDC: Strong Evidence In-Person Schooling Can Be Done SafelyAmid a heated San Francisco Bay Area debate between school officials, parents and teachers, the nation’s top public health agency said Friday that in-person schooling can resume safely with masks, social distancing and other strategies.
COVID Schools: Interactive Maps Provide Snapshot On Bay Area School Reopening StatusAs a growing number of school districts prepare to reopen for in-person instruction, California state officials have launched interactive maps offering a snapshot on the reopening process.
COVID Reopening: San Francisco Seeks Emergency Order To Reopen Public SchoolsSan Francisco is seeking an emergency court order against the city's school district in order to compel the distict to reopen public schools.
San Leandro School District Looking at Drop Name of Woodrow Wilson SchoolThe San Leandro Unified School District announced Wednesday it’s holding a public forum next month about a proposal to rename Woodrow Wilson Elementary School.
Update: San Francisco Sues School District Over Slow Reopening Plans; 'Shame It Has Come To This'Frustrated as other Bay Area counties unveil plans aimed at restarting in-person instruction, San Francisco officials filed a lawsuit against the city's school district Wednesday over its alleged failure to follow a state mandate “to offer classroom-based instruction whenever possible.”
COVID: Parents, Board Members Meet To Plan Safely Reopening Oakland SchoolsOakland school board members held a virtual meeting with parents on Monday night to ask for their input on how to get students back to campus safely once full in-person learning is reinstated.
COVID-19: Newsom, Unions Clash Over Safety Of Reopening Schools For In-Person InstructionAn effort to reopen California schools is foundering, stoking frustrations across America’s most populous state from parents eager to get their children back in classrooms and a governor who wants them there.