Teachers at Oakland’s Frick Academy Hold Sickout Due to COVID-19 OutbreakAfter a breakout of COVID-19 cases at Frick United Academy of Language in Oakland, most teachers, support staff and administrators called in sick Wednesday and Thursday to protect others from the virus, a teacher at the school said.
Mt. Diablo Unified Negotiations With Teachers Reach Impasse, State Mediation RequestedState mediators are getting involved in negotiations between Mt. Diablo Unified School District and its teachers' union, which this week filed an impasse declaration, saying the district's bargaining team has failed to present a reasonable proposal.
Plans To Use Counselors To Cover Teacher Substitute Shortages Face Criticism In San JoseParents and educators in San Jose's largest school district are upset with a plan to routinely pull counselors and instructional coaches into the classroom to help offset a severe staffing shortage.
COVID: Oakland School Officials Approve Vax Mandate For Students; Health Officials Weigh Statewide RuleA day after Oakland Unified School District officials approved a COVID-19 health mandate late Wednesday that will require all eligible students 12 and older to be fully vaccinated, parents and teachers were reacting to the decision.
COVID: Oakland Teachers Demand More Testing, Better Air Filtration For Safer SchoolsAfter six weeks of in-person learning, some teachers in the Oakland Unified School District are complaining about a lack of COVID safety, but the district insists it is doing all it can to keep the virus out of the classroom.
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.
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.
Hayward Teachers Bring Science to Life With Home Kits For StudentsTwo Hayward teachers are bringing hands-on science activities to life for students learning from home during the pandemic.
COVID: Some Teachers Delaying Return to In-Person Learning, Impacting Oakland School ReopeningWhile the youngest students in the Oakland Unified School District will be headed back to class for the first time this year next week, teachers opting out of in-person learning have impacted reopening plans.
COVID Vaccine: All Santa Clara County Educators, School Employees Given Opportunity for VaccinationSanta Clara County education officials on Friday announced that all teachers and other school employees working in K-12 public schools in the county have been offered the opportunity to get a COVID-19 vaccine.
COVID: Oakland Coliseum Vaccination Site Designates Half of Doses For 'Educators Day'Thursday marked the launch of what is being called "Educators Day" at the vaccination megasite at the Oakland Coliseum.
San Francisco Teachers Turned Away From COVID-19 Vaccinations Over Lack Of Access CodesSan Francisco teachers hoping to get a COVID-19 vaccine shot at the city's Moscone Center mass vaccination site were turned away Tuesday because they had not been provided an access code to receive a dose.
COVID Vaccine: Santa Clara County Debuts Vaccination Site For Teachers, Education Workers At FairgroundsSanta Clara County is trying to make it easier and faster for educators to get vaccinated amid increasingly loud calls for schools to reopen.
COVID: Group Calls Berkeley Teachers' Union Leader A Hypocrite For Taking Child To Private PreschoolAn East Bay teacher and union leader is under fire Monday, accused of being a hypocrite in the fight to reopen schools only after teachers have been vaccinated.
COVID: Newsom Unveils Vaccine Plan Aiming To Reopen California ClassroomsCalifornia released a new plan Thursday outlining how the state will allocate vaccines to education workers as Gov. Gavin Newsom continues to push to reopen more schools to in-person instruction.