Rallies are taking place across the state and Bay Area to reopen youth sports. They're all part of a movement called "let them play." Juliette Goodrich reports from Livermore. (1-15-21)
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Students, Parents Around Bay Area Rally to Restore Youth SportsRallies are taking place across the state and Bay Area to reopen youth sports. They're all part of a movement called "let them play." Juliette Goodrich reports from Livermore. (1-15-21)
COVID Schools: Group Of Bay Area Doctors Pushing To Get Kids Back In SchoolA group of Bay Area doctors say it is time to get students back in the classrooms because kids are suffering. Wilson Walker tells us, they want children back in school in a matter of weeks.
Oakland Teachers, Parents Protest Proposed In-Person School ReopeningOakland teachers and some parents held a car caravan protest Friday. They say it's too soon to return to normal, in-person learning. Wilson Walker reports. (1-8-21)
COVID: Marin County To Vaccinate Teachers In January In Effort To Reopen SchoolsMarin County is pushing to vaccinate teachers quickly in hopes of reopening all their schools. Andrea Nakano reports teachers could get the vaccine later in January.
Educators Will Be First In Line For New Affordable Housing Project In AlamedaTeachers will among the first on the rollcall for a new affordable housing project in Alameda. Don Ford reports educators will have priority access at the new Roseville Village.
Students Rising Above: A Look Back at 2020COVID-19 and political and civil strife marked the year 2020 and our SRA coverage has reflected that upheaval. Michelle Griego hosts this special look back. (1-1-21)
Fentanyl Found by Janitors Found Dead at Dublin SchoolDublin police said they found fentanyl near two unresponsive janitors found inside a middle school. One is dead, while the other is hospitalized. Da Lin reports. (12-24-20)
Parents in South Bay Protest School Reopening PlanParents and educators held a car caravan outside the home of Santa Clara County Office of Education superintendent Mary Ann Dewan to protest what they say is a rush to reopen school sites and offices. Devin Fehely reports. (12-19-20)
Plan to Return SF Students to Classrooms in January Nixed by School DistrictThe goal was to start reopening San Francisco schools on Jan. 25 but, according to the district, it just can’t meet the latest round of demands from the teachers union. Andrea Nakano reports. (12-18-20)
S.F. Unified School District Says In-Person Learning Not Happening in JanuaryThe San Francisco Unified School District said the phased return of students back to in-person learning won’t begin in late January after SFUSD and teachers couldn’t reach a labor agreement. (12-18-20)
COVID Schools: Livermore Parents Rally To Get Kids Back In The ClassroomDozens of parents gathered in Livermore on Tuesday afternoon for a rally to reopen schools. Andria Borba reports that even doctors are starting to have health concerns about keeping kids home for so long.
COVID And Schools: Oakland Unified Teachers Push Back On Plan To Reopen In-Person LearningA group of protestors Wednesday night took to the streets of Oakland, speaking out about reopening schools. Andrea Nakano reports. (12/9/20)
Pandemic Prompts Rise in School Mountain Biking ProgramsMountain biking is a fast-growing school sport. thriving during the pandemic. Students say it helps them learn to conquer challenges on and off the trails. Allen Martin reports. (12-7-20)
Teachers, Students Test Positive for COVID-19 Days After In-Person Classes ResumeSpecial needs students were allowed to go back to class at one East Bay high school. Then, less than a week later, eight teachers and students tested positive for COVID-19. Katie Nielsen reports. (12-3-20)
COVID: CA Lawmakers Make A Case To Get Bay Area Children Back To SchoolCalifornia lawmakers were urging San Francisco and San Mateo school districts to get children back in the classroom. Andria Borba shows us how they are making their case.
Students Rising Above: Cynthia Ramirez-ParraWhen Cynthia Ramirez-Parra saw her mother hospitalized, she turned to what some may see as an unconventional place for comfort, her late father's graveside. Michelle Griego reports. (11-27-20)
Big Game Fans, Barred From Stands, Climb High to See ActionIt was a Big Game like none other. Stanford edged Cal Friday in an empty Memorial Stadium but some diehard fans found ways to get a glimpse of the action. Kenny Choi reports. (11-27-20)
Students Rising Above: Samir HookerSan Francisco SRA scholar Samir Hooker is only looking at California schools. That’s because Hooker’s mother is battling two autoimmune disorders. Michelle Griego reports. (11-20-20)
Newark Parents Upset Over Plan To Close 2 SchoolsThe Newark Unified School District is expected to make a decision to possibly close two schools, Musick Elementary and Graham Elementary. Katie Nielsen reports. (11/19/20)
COVID: Health Officials Report Zero Virus Transmission Through In-Person Learning So Far In San RafaelSome schools in Marin County show a possible path to reopen safely, as health officials say there has been no virus transmission so far among San Rafael schools that have reopened to in-person learning. Kenny Choi reports. (11/18/20)
Jefferson Awards: South Bay Teen Helps Encourage Young Students Through Distance LearningWith the shift to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic, South Bay teenager Andrew Lu is reaching children across the country and across the world through his virtual classes. Sharon Chin reports on this week's Jefferson Award winner. (11/18/20)
Treasure Island Restaurateur Leads Team Building Desks for At-Home SchoolkidsA restaurant owner on Treasure Island is leading an effort to help local students struggling with remote learning by giving them a locally-built study desk to call their own. John Ramos reports. (11-15-20)
SRA Scholars Launch Online Current Events Discussion GroupWith the COVID-19 pandemic keeping most students isolated from their social support systems, many now need a creative and constructive way to express their feelings about current events. Michelle Griego reports. (11-13-20)
Fremont Officials Debate Removing Cops From SchoolsFremont Unified School District’s school board debated whether to keep or remove police officers from city schools on Thursday evening. Andrea Nakano reports. (11-12-20)