Concern Elevates Among Parents Over Crossing Guard Shortages At Reopened Schools A shortage of crossing guards and a handful of accidents involving students in Contra Costa County this week have parents worried about traffic safety.
COVID: Bay Area Health Officers Reaffirm In-Person Schooling Amid Delta Variant ConcernsWith the school year underway, Bay Area health officers reaffirmed their support for the resumption of in-person learning amid concerns about rising COVID-19 cases and the Delta variant.
COVID: Marin Health Officials Urge Masking Indoors & Outdoors At SchoolsWith the school year underway, health officials in Marin County urged students and their families, along with staff, to wear masks on campus, both indoors and outdoors.
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COVID: New Safety Protocols Await Students, Parents On First Day Of School In San JoseThe first day of 100% in-person classes for San Jose Unified is Wednesday, August 18 and safety measures will be in place to try and keep everyone healthy.
COVID: Over 20,000 East Side Union High School District Students Return To In-Person LearningThere were more than first-day jitters at the East Side Union High School District in San Jose as more than 20,000 students returned to in-person learning for the first time in nearly a year and a half.
School Officials, Neighbors Demand San Jose's Reid Hillview Airport Be Shut Down There are 21 schools and childcare centers within a one-and-a-half-mile radius of Reid Hillview Airport and for decades planes have taken off and landed just past the field and jungle gym at Meyer Elementary.
San Mateo Schools Prepare For COVID Outbreaks During Upcoming Academic YearBay Area school officials are very aware of the possibility of outbreaks during the year. Protocols are in place, and local health departments are in close contact with each school if these outbreaks happen.
COVID: Parents Concerned About Young Children Amid Delta Variant SurgeThe ongoing surge in Bay Area COVID cases is raising concerns for Bay Area children as they return to school for in-person learning with students under age 12 still unvaccinated and unprotected against the more contagious Delta variant.
COVID Schools: California Changes Course On Schools Enforcing Mask MandateAfter initially telling schools they must send students home if they refuse to wear masks indoors, California public health officials abruptly changed course and said districts will be able to decide how to enforce the mask mandate.
COVID Schools: California To Require Masks For All K-12 Students Indoors For Upcoming School YearCalifornia public health officials announced Monday that K-12 students will be required to wear masks indoors at schools once the upcoming school year begins.
State Health Officials: Keep COVID-19 Masks To Your Back-To-School Shopping ListAs San Francisco Bay Area schools are finalizing plans for their first mass reopening since March 2020, state health officials say students will still be required to wear masks when they return to campuses for the 2021-2022 academic year.
COVID: California Expected To Continue Requiring Masks Indoors At Schools After CDC AnnouncementState public health officials announced Friday that they will release updated guidance for the fall school semester next week encouraging schools to return to full in-person classes.
Bay Area Health Officers '100% United' On Full Return Of In-Person Learning At Schools This FallHealth officers from all over the Bay Area gathered in San Francisco on Thursday to voice their support for the return of in-person learning for all students in the fall.
COVID Reopening: Health Officers Back Plans For Full In-Person Learning At Bay Area Schools This FallBay Area health officers said Friday that they back plans for schools to return to full-time in-person learning this fall, amid continuing COVID-19 case drops and rising vaccination rates.