No Return Date Yet For San Francisco Schools; District, Unions Still Far ApartAs the one-year mark approaches since the last time San Francisco public school children were in class, it appears the school district and the teachers union are not any closer to agreeing on a plan to open up classrooms.
San Francisco Teachers' Union Treasurer Accused Of Stealing $31,000 From OrganizationA former teachers' union treasurer pleaded not guilty in federal court in San Francisco Thursday to charges of stealing $31,611 from the union.
Striking Forestville Teachers Agree To New Contract; Back In ClassroomTeachers in the remote Forestville Union School District were back in school Friday after reaching an agreement with the school district on a three-year contract.
Forestville Teachers Union On Strike Two Days Before School Year Starts16 teachers in the Forestville Union School District are on strike after an agreement was not reached during six hours of negotiations Monday.
Dublin Teachers, School District Officials Reach Tentative Contract AgreementDublin teachers and school district officials reached a tentative contract agreement Thursday night after a “marathon” negotiation session, according to the teachers union.
Oakland Teachers Vote To Ratify Tentative Contract, End StrikeOakland teachers voted Sunday afternoon to accept a tentative contract deal, effectively ending the strike and putting teachers back in classrooms on Monday.
Oakland Teachers Plan Unsanctioned Disruption To Protest Slow Contract Talks A group of Oakland teachers said they plan to engage in a major disruption on Friday to protest the slow pace of contract talks between the Oakland Unified School District and the teachers' union.
Financial Blunder Proves Costly For Palo Alto School DistrictA Peninsula school district's serious budget failure is leaving taxpayers on the hook for $6 million, all because someone forgot to send a letter.
Hidden Camera Video Shows SF Teachers' Union Rep Bragging About Hitting StudentsA teacher’s union rep was caught on hidden camera admitting he hit a student and got away with it. Now he’s in the hot seat.
Search On For New Superintendent At Mt. Diablo School DistrictThe largest school district in Contra Costa County is searching for some new leadership, after the firing of Superintendent Steven Lawrence and General Counsel Greg Rolen last week.
Teachers’ Union Criticizes New Report On Oakland SchoolsThe study by the National Council on Teacher Quality recommends several improvements for attracting and retaining teachers.
California Teachers' Retirement Plan Invested In Gun ManufacturerThe nation’s largest teachers’ pension fund says it will review its holdings after being criticized for having an investment in the manufacturer of an assault rifle used in last week’s Connecticut school massacre.
Bay Area School Districts Drop Bid For Federal FundsTwo of the largest school districts in the area are abandoning their joint effort to bring in millions of dollars in federal funds through the Obama Administration's Race to the Top program.
Alameda Teachers Frustrated By Stalled NegotiationsDozens of discouraged teachers packed the Alameda Unified School District board meeting Tuesday night to vent over contract negotiations that are at an impasse.