Bay Area Schools Brace For Coronavirus; 2 Palo Alto Students Sent Home As PrecautionAcross the San Francisco Bay Area from elementary schools to universities, administrators were scrambling to formulate strategies of how to handle the current coronavirus outbreak.
California Lottery Didn't Give $36M To Schools, Auditor SaysThe California lottery skimped on giving $36 million in revenue to fund public education and spent $720,000 on food and travel expenses without considering cheaper options.
California Schools May Allow Medical Cannabis On Campuses Under New LawCalifornia schools will get to decide if parents can administer medical marijuana to their children on school campuses.
Sonoma County Colleges, Numerous Other Schools To Remain Closed Due To OutageSanta Rosa Junior College campuses will be closed Thursday and Sonoma State University will remain closed through Friday due to PG&E's Public Safety Power Shutoff, school officials said Wednesday.
UC Berkeley, Several Other Bay Area Schools Cancel Wednesday ClassesThe threat of a PG&E power outage led UC Berkeley officials to announce early Tuesday evening that classes were canceled for Wednesday.
Newsom Places $15 Billion Schools Bond On March BallotCalifornians will vote next year whether the state should issue $15 billion in bonds for school construction and modernization projects.
Newsom Signs Bill Overhauling State's Charter SchoolsGov. Gavin Newsom signed a law overhauling California charter schools Thursday in a move seen as a compromise between the state’s teachers’ unions and charter school supporters, who have long argued over how charter schools impact public education.
San Francisco Includes $3.5M In Budget To Expand School Mental Health ProgramsThe city of San Francisco will expand mental health programs at its public schools to help kids deal with stress, depression, suicide and bullying among others issues, Mayor London Breed announced Tuesday.
Questions Remain As Oakland Students Return To The ClassroomThe Oakland Unified School District students have begun their 2019-2020 academic year with multiple teacher positions open, which the district says is not unusual.
Unique 'Mafanikio' Mentoring Program Aims To Reduce Violence In StudentsPreventing violence in communities starts with connecting young people with caring adults and activities like after-school programs and mentoring. That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control.
5 Ways To Stop Your Kids' Summer 'Brain Drain'Summer is coming to a close and the new school year quickly approaches. Worried about what your kids may have forgotten over the summer? Maybe you should be.