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: Oakland Unified Mandates Vaccinations, Weekly Tests For All StaffSoon staff, contractors and volunteers in the Oakland Unified School District must be vaccinated. Those who are not, will have to get tested weekly.
COVID: Surge, Delta Variant Top List Of Concerns For Parents Sending Kids Back To SchoolAs tens of thousands of Bay Area students return to the classroom, many parents are finding themselves concerned over the highly-transmissible and more severe COVID-19 Delta variant.
COVID: Highly-Contagious Delta Variant Has Some Parents Rethinking Back-To-School PlansWith new information from the Centers for Disease Control suggesting the Delta variant of the coronavirus may be as contagious as chickenpox, it's forcing some parents to reassess whether or not to send their kids to school for in-person instruction this Fall.
COVID: All Cal State Campuses To Require Vaccination for All Students, Faculty, Staff this FallCalifornia State University schools will require all faculty, staff and students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 if they plan to attend a CSU campus during the fall 2021 term, the university system said Tuesday.
CDC: Vaccinated Teachers, Students Don't Need To Wear Masks Inside ClassroomsVaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday in relaxing its COVID-19 guidelines.
Free Summer Programs Available For Thousands Of Students In San FranciscoSan Francisco Mayor London Breed on Monday kicked off the start of city-sponsored summer programming for kids and teens.
Record Number Of Oakland Students Seek Higher-Ed Scholarships Despite COVID-19More students than ever applied for college and career education scholarships this year through Oakland Promise, which offers money and help to the city's young learners, according to program officials.
'Feels Great!' Oakland Student Athletes Back On The Field For First Time Since PandemicStudent athletes who have been stuck on Zoom all day long are finally getting a chance to release some of their pandemic anxieties, four days a week for an hour a day on the football field at Castlemont High.
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 Schools: Los Gatos Elementary Students Return To Class For In-Person LearningA South Bay school district at the center of a vaccine controversy on Monday began welcoming elementary school kids back into the classroom to resume in-person learning.