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.
California Close To Revising Sex Education Guidelines For TeachersState education leaders are close to overhauling their guidance for teaching sex education in public schools, offering teachers a framework for talking to kindergartners about gender identity, discussing masturbation with middle-schoolers and recommending books that teach healthy practices for LGBT high schoolers.
East Bay Legislators Propose Tax Increase For Companies Netting Over $10MDemocratic East Bay lawmakers hope to address income inequality and fund education by increasing the tax rate by 2 percent on the top 0.2 percent of corporations that do business in California.
Santa Clara County Hosting Teacher Recruitment Fair To Connect Prospective Educators With South Bay SchoolsSanta Clara County is hosting a teacher recruitment fair in San Jose on Saturday to connect prospective teachers with representatives from South Bay school districts.
Manhattan-Based 'Avenues' Private School Set to Open Silicon Valley CampusA New York private school plans to launch a location in San Jose, raising the benchmark for expectations and tuition.
February Storms Triggers Explosion Of Colorful Desert Flowers
Sonoma County Flooding Triggers School ClosingsFlooded roadways, power outages and a widespread evacuation order along the rain-swollen Russian River triggered school closings across Sonoma County on Wednesday.
Torrential Rains Force Rural Sonoma County School ClosuresAn atmospheric river, stalled over Northern California, has dumped more than 9 inches of rain in some areas of Sonoma County, forcing several school districts to cancel classes Tuesday.
Oakland Teachers Strike: Negotiators Return To Bargaining TableNegotiators returned to the bargaining table Friday, hoping to hammer out an agreement on pay increases, class sizes and school closures to bring a swift end to a strike by Oakland's 3,000 public school teachers.
Teacher Retention A Major Motive Behind Oakland StrikeOne of the main sticking points in the Oakland teacher strike is over teacher salaries. The union blames the low wages for OUSD's poor retention rate.
Massive Crowds March And Rally In Support Of Oakland Teacher StrikeA huge crowd of Oakland public school teachers, students, parents and others rallied outside Oakland City Hall on Thursday in support of a teacher strike during its first day.
Oakland Teachers Walk Off The Job; Reject Latest Contract Offer Picket lines went up outside Oakland schools early Thursday after negotiators failed to reach an agreement on a new contract involving pay raises and class sizes.