San Francisco Schools To Begin First Round Of In-Person Classes At 'Community Hubs'San Francisco is forging ahead with school reopening plans, with thousands of students set to attend in-person classes at “community hubs” at 40 sites citywide, beginning Monday, September 14.
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.
Judge Ruling Eliminates SAT, ACT Standardized Tests From UC Admissions ProcessA judge in Alameda County has found that, because of coronavirus, the SAT standardized test discriminates against people with disabilities. That means the test is out the University of California.
Student Distraction Widens Digital Divide For Distance Learners During PandemicParents and educators have feared that online learning during the pandemic would leave some students behind. But the digital divide in distance learning goes beyond technology.
Oakland Unified, Teachers, Staff Reach Tentative Deal On Fall Distance LearningAfter a month of negotiations, Oakland Unified School District announced Wednesday night that it has reached a tentative deal with its teachers and staff, that will shape the way distance learning will move forward for both educators and students.
Bay Area Schools Begin Waiver Application Process To Reopen For In-Person LearningThe majority of schools in the Bay Area will begin with distance learning, but the state released new guidelines this week for elementary schools to reopen for in-person learning in counties on the monitoring list.
Without Strict COVID-19 Protocols Learning Pods May Pose Health Risk For ChildrenSome pediatricians worry, without proper protocols, a learning pod which is a small group of students that would gather to learn together, will just be another form of a social gathering.
East Bay Teachers Demand Safety Plans Before Returning To ClassroomsThe state's quick switch to remote education during the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic was considered a failure by many, leaving a large percentage of parents pushing to go back to in-class instruction for next year.
Teacher Fears For Health, Safety After Trump Threatens To Defund Schools That Don't ReopenPresident Trump on Wednesday publicly pushed schools to reopen this fall even as COVID-19 cases surge across the country. The threat has some Bay Area teachers even more concerned about the health and safety of themselves and their students
Brentwood School Board Votes For 100% Distance Learning When School Resumes July 28Brentwood school officials voted Monday to continue distance learning when student learning resumes on July 28 during the pandemic.
Santa Clara Co. Releases COVID-19 Back-To-School GuidelinesStudents are getting a preview of what back-to-school will be like next Fall during the coronavirus pandemic, thanks to newly-released guidelines from health officials in Santa Clara County.
SJSU Faculty Petition To Defund University Police Advocates Redirecting Funds To StudentsA petition to defund the San Jose State University police department picked up steam on social media Tuesday, collecting more than 200 signatures.
Parents Demand Answers After San Ramon Unified Asks For $600 Donation Per Student, Gives Itself RaiseSchool is out for summer but parents are already wondering what will happen to students in the Fall during the pandemic. One district facing a budget shortfall is already asking parents for money, and parents have concerns over how it will be spent.
Newly Converted Marin County Classrooms Show How Learning Will Adapt To COVID-19Some schools in Marin County are giving us a glimpse of what it will be like when students come back, after months of distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Berkeley Officials Warn Departing University Of California Students Over Stiff Fines For Illegal DumpingEven though the University of California-Berkeley campus has been largely empty since the March coronavirus shelter in place order ended in-person classes, many students have returned to move out of residences with the end of spring semester instruction on Friday.