Making Waves Academy Helps Students Navigate The Long Road To CollegeMaking Waves Academy's Director of College and Career Counseling Jon Siapno and pre-nursing student Te'Arie Jackson talk to BAF's Michelle Griego about helping kids navigate the road to college.
Marin Immersive Bilingual Education Program Teaches English And Spanish To All StudentsThe discussion about bilingual education has always been about how to teach English to Spanish-speaking kids. But at Lynwood Elementary School in Novato, they’ve completely flipped that script.
New Federal Food Aid Rules Could Leave Many Bay Area College Students HungryBig changes could be coming to a federal food assistance program used by many college students. Students worry they may have to sacrifice their grades or go hungry.
High School In Walnut Creek Disciplines Vaping Teens With Saturday SchoolAn East Bay high school is trying a unique new strategy to crack down on teens vaping on campus.
Medical Marijuana May Soon Be Administered At California K-12 SchoolsCalifornia schools may soon allow parents to administer medical marijuana to their children on K-12 campuses.
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.
Youth Football Rules Changing For California PlayersWith youth football season getting ready for shoulder pads and helmets, coaches across California now have some new rules to dole out in addition to teaching slant patterns.
UC Accepts Record Number Of California Freshman, Transfer StudentsThe University of California has accepted a record number of freshmen and transfer students that includes the most ever from California for the 2019-20 academic year.
UC Regents Hear Proposal For Locked-In Tuition RatesAt Thursday’s UC Regents meeting, the Board was presented with a proposal for “cohort-based tuition” which would “keep tuition flat for students while they are enrolled at UC” according to a memorandum from the Office of the President.
El Cerrito High School Evacuated Due To Bomb ThreatEl Cerrito High School was evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to an online threat, according to school officials.
Cloverdale High Teacher Responds To 'Fight Club' AllegationsA Cloverdale High School teacher who allegedly allowed and refereed a "fight club" for male students in his classroom in early March will appear in court Thursday morning to find out if the Sonoma County District Attorney's Office will file charges against him.
Bay Area Students March For Climate Change Action As Part Of Worldwide Day Of ActionHundreds of students from around the Bay Area marched down San Francisco's Market Street Friday, skipping classes to voice their anger over a lack of action on climate change.
Parents' Survival Guide For Oakland Teachers StrikePicket lines went up outside Oakland schools early Thursday after negotiators failed to reach an agreement on a new contract. What is a parent to do?
Oakland Parents, School District Brace For Teachers StrikeOakland Unified School District officials and union representatives made a last-minute effort Wednesday to avoid Thursday’s strike, but negotiators were unable to reach a new deal for teachers.
Oakland Principals Ask State Legislators For More Funds Ahead Of StrikeDozens of principals from the Oakland Unified School District headed to the state capitol on Wednesday to push for more education funding.