COVID Reopening: City Partners With San Francisco Unified To Support School AssessmentOfficials with the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District on Thursday announced a partnership for assessing the COVID safety of the district's school facilities.
COVID Testing: San Francisco Unified School District Plans Teacher Testing Program Ahead Of January ReopeningsAs San Francisco Unified School District prepares to reopen some of its schools starting in January for in-person learning, Superintendent Vincent Matthews announced Wednesday plans to provide COVID-19 testing for staff.
Election 2020: Will 16-Year-Olds Win The Right To Vote In San Francisco, Oakland Local Elections Among the many intriguing local ballot measures presented to voters in the San Francisco Bay Area on Tuesday are proposals in both San Francisco and Oakland to lower the voting age for local elections to 16-years-old.
COVID Reopening: San Jose Unified Plans On Return To In-Person Learning In Early JanuaryOfficials with the San Jose Unified School District on Monday announced that students will have the option to return to schools for in-person learning starting in early January.
School Reopenings: Study Finds Low Infection Rates Among In-Person Classes So FarSchool bells are still largely silent around the Bay Area and California as the COVID-19 pandemic wears on. The question is, is it safe to get in person learning started again?
Dr. Mark Ghaly: No Link So Far Between California School Openings, COVID-19 CasesCalifornia has not seen a link between the reopening of K-12 schools for in-person learning and increased coronavirus transmission, the state's top public health official said Tuesday.
Parents Question Plan For In-Person Classes In Open Letter To Palo Alto School DistrictIn advance of Tuesday’s vote by the Palo Alto Unified School District to resume in-person classes, district leaders have received an open letter signed by hundreds of parents, and also the results of a new parent-led survey.
COVID-19 Reopening: More Indoor Business Allowed In Contra Costa; In-Person Instruction At Schools Could Start Oct. 13More indoor businesses, including movie theaters, gyms and restaurant dining rooms, as well as school will soon be able to reopen as Contra Costa County on Tuesday moved into the red tier of the state's COVID-19 monitoring guidelines.
'Red Tier' Status Allows More South Bay Businesses To Reopen But Schools Must Wait 14 DaysSanta Clara County was among a handful of others across the state Tuesday to move into a less restrictive tier in the state's reopening plan amid the pandemic.
More Than A Dozen Marin Schools Welcome Back Students For In-Person Learning Marin County approved waivers to allow more than a dozen schools to reopen Tuesday for in-person classroom learning. For many, it was a small step, but a welcome one.
Waivers Approved, More Bay Area Schools Get Green Light For In-Person LearningIt's back to the classroom for dozens of students in the Bay Area as one-by-one, schools get the green light to throw out distance learning.
Oakland Unified Providing Free Meals For All City Residents Under 18Oaklanders 18 years old and younger can get free meals at 22 Oakland Unified School District schools starting Thursday. Families can pick up food from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays (except Labor Day).
Reopenings: Alameda Co. Hair Salons, Barbershops, Indoor Malls, Outdoor Recreation On Sept. 4Public health officials in Alameda County have amended their list of businesses that can reopen after being shuttered due to the coronavirus.
COVID-19 Reopenings: Mayor Breed Set For Mid-September Relaunch Of San Francisco's Tourism IndustryMayor London Breed implored San Francisco residents Tuesday to cancel any large gatherings planned for the upcoming Labor Day weekend as the city was still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and a post-holiday surge of new cases will derail plans to reopen key businesses and schools.
Judge Blocks Rule That Moves Relief Funds to Private SchoolsA federal judge blocked a rule Thursday that Michigan, seven other states and four big-city school districts said would unlawfully allow too much pandemic relief aid to be diverted from K-12 public schools to private ones.