COVID Learning: Bay Area Doctors Sign Letter Calling For California Schools To Reopen Feb. 1Thirty UCSF health care professionals - from infectious disease experts to adolescent health specialists - are calling for a reopening of California schools as early as February 1.
COVID Schools: Marin County Pushes To Vaccinate Teachers In Hopes Of Reopening SchoolsMarin County will soon start phase 1B of vaccinations which includes teachers, in hopes of opening every single school in the county to some form of in-person learning.
Teachers, District Workers To Get First Priority At New Affordable Housing Project In AlamedaThe Rosefield Village Project in Alameda will give priority to Alameda Unified School District employees searching for affordable housing, something greatly needed during these times in this area.
COVID Vaccine: CoCo Supes Ask State to Prioritize Teachers for VaccinesThe Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors approved a declaration this week that states that teachers should be considered "essential workers" and thus among the first people to get COVID-19 vaccinations.
COVID Vaccine: Advocates Call On Newsom To Prioritize Vaccines For Teachers, School StaffLocal lawmakers, doctors, education leaders and others on Thursday called on Gov. Gavin Newsom and public health officials to put teachers third in line to get the COVID-19 vaccine when it's available.
COVID Testing: San Francisco Unified School District Plans Teacher Testing Program Ahead Of January ReopeningsAs San Francisco Unified School District prepares to reopen some of its schools starting in January for in-person learning, Superintendent Vincent Matthews announced Wednesday plans to provide COVID-19 testing for staff.
Parents, Teachers Fighting To Save Elementary School In NewarkParents and teachers are up in arms about the possibility of an elementary school closing in Newark. Parents gathered outside Graham Elementary School and lined the fence with messages to keep the school open.
Parents Question Plan For In-Person Classes In Open Letter To Palo Alto School DistrictIn advance of Tuesday’s vote by the Palo Alto Unified School District to resume in-person classes, district leaders have received an open letter signed by hundreds of parents, and also the results of a new parent-led survey.
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.
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.