Betty Reid Soskin, Nation's Oldest Park Ranger, Honored With School Renaming On 100th BirthdayOn Wednesday, Betty Reid Soskin, the East Bay author, social justice activist and oldest living National Park Ranger, celebrated her 100th birthday with a special gift - a school named for her, and a bridge to the next generation.
County Health Officer Supports COVID Vaccination Requirement In West Contra Costa Unified SchoolsContra Costa County Health officer Dr. Chris Farnitano added his voice Friday to those supporting a proposal that all eligible students, teachers and staff in the West Contra Costa Unified School District be required to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination.
COVID: Oakland, West Contra Costa Schools Mull Vaccine Mandates For StudentsThe boards of the San Francisco Bay Area's two largest school districts are set to vote next week on whether to mandate vaccinations against COVID-19 for all staff and students age 12 and older.
27,000 West Contra Costa Unified Students Return For In-Person LearningMore than 27,000 students and 3,000 staff members on Monday are heading back to classrooms in the West Contra Costa Unified School District.
West CoCo Unified Bringing Students Back To Classrooms In The FallWhen school starts up in the fall, the West Contra Costa Unified School District plans to return to 100% in-person instruction, district officials said Monday.
COVID Schools: West Contra Costa Unified Board Approves Resuming 100% In-Person Learning In FallAfter reopening classrooms to in-person learning last week, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board of Trustees voted to resume 100% in-person learning starting this fall.
COVID Schools: AC Transit Resuming Bus Lines For Returning Students In Newark, Oakland, West Contra CostaAC Transit announced Monday the resumption of bus lines serving several East Bay schools as campuses reopen for in-person learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.
COVID Schools: West Contra Costa Unified School District Board Approves April 19 Return To ClassroomsAfter a six-hour special meeting Friday evening, the West Contra Costa Unified School District Board voted 4-1 to reopen its 54 schools starting on April 19.
West Contra Costa County School District Announces Summer School PlansWest Contra Costa Unified plans to confront widespread learning loss and prepare students of all grades for the "new normal" of returning to the classroom by enhancing its summer school, which will mostly be in-person.
West Contra Costa Unified School District Partners With Non-Profit Conscious Kitchen To Provide Kids Organic MealsAn East Bay school district is working better together in a first-of-its-kind program that it says could be a model for the state and nation.
Bay Area Teachers Juggle Ways To Help Students Adjust To Online LearningWith the start of the fall school year, teachers across the Bay Area are taking different approaches to distance learning.
West Contra Costa Unified To Continue Online Learning When School Resumes In AugustThe West Contra Costa Unified School District will continue educating students exclusively online when classes resume Aug. 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus Shelter-In-Place: West Contra Costa Schools Expand Free Meals To Dinner TimeStudents within the West Contra Costa Unified School District taking part in the daily free meal program being provided during the coronavirus pandemic closure will now also get supper, according to district officials.
Former East Bay Soccer Coach Sentenced For Sex With Underage GirlA former East Bay youth soccer coach and physical education teacher convicted of having sex with a minor has been sentenced to three years in state prison, authorities said.
School District Votes To Rename Richmond School After Michelle ObamaThe West Contra Costa Unified School District unanimously voted Wednesday night to rename of one of its schools after former First Lady Michelle Obama.