The city of San Jose is partnering with schools to give students in low-income neighborhoods a pathway to higher education. Len Ramirez reports. (4-15-21)
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San Jose Launches College Tuition Assistance Program for Local StudentsThe city of San Jose is partnering with schools to give students in low-income neighborhoods a pathway to higher education. Len Ramirez reports. (4-15-21)
COVID: San Jose Schools See Fewer Families In Drive-Thru Lunch ProgramA lifeline for many families, schools in San Jose noticed lower than expected demand in their free drive-thru lunch program. Len Ramirez reports. (4/14/21)
Youth and COVID: Experts, Educators Evaluate Virus' Risk for Student AthleticsWith more young people back playing sports and in schools KPIX asked some experts: what's the risk of spreading COVID-19? Elizabeth Cook reports. (4-8-21)
USF Investigating Noose Found Hanging Off Balcony Of Student's Dorm RoomThe University of San Francisco is investigating a disturbing incident at a student dorm. Andria Borba reports a noose was spotted hanging off a balcony.
San Jose Research Lab Warns Of 'Grim' Fire Season In This SummerResearch from San Jose State University warns of a 'grim' fire season outlook this summer. Allen Martin talks to Craig Clement from the Fire Weather Research Lab.
Parents, Students Protest Continuing Fremont Schools ClosureFremont parents are extremely disappointed that schools will stay closed. Andria Borba reports. (4-1-21)
COVID: Emotional Day As San Rafael Children Return To ClassroomAs other schools celebrate the return of students on a part-time basis, the San Rafael Unified School District has brought all elementary students back to campus. John Ramos was there on the first day.
COVID Reopenings: Santa Clara County Schools Set For April Return To ClassroomsAs the pace of school reopenings across the Bay Area remains uneven and maddening for many parents, the Santa Clara Unified School District launched a phased reopening plan in which all grades will return to campus for in-person learning over the next two weeks. Devin Fehely reports. (3/29/21)
Oakland Athletic League Football Kicks Off Shortened SeasonFootball teams from Oakland schools returned to the field on Saturday, beginning a season that was delayed six months due to the pandemic. Da Lin reports. (3-27-21)
Students, Alumnae Rally to Demand Mills College in Oakland Stay OpenThe fight to save a historic women’s college in the East Bay continued Friday as Mills College announced a partnership to house 200 UC Berkeley freshmen on the Oakland campus in the fall. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-26-21)
Reopening Setback for Oakland Elementary SchoolsOakland Unified's youngest students had hoped to take advantage of an early reopening next week but for most that won't happen until April 19. Andria Borba reports. (3-26-21)
SFUSD Board Removes Alison CollinsMembers of the San Francisco Unified School District board on Thursday evening voted to give vice president Alison Collins the boot over alleged racist tweets she posted several years ago. (3-25-21)
Community Mourns Death of Dublin School Board TrusteeAn East Bay city is honoring a woman who died while doing what she was best known for: giving back to the community. Catherine Kuo was killed in a tragic accident while distributing food at a Dublin school. Juliette Goodrich reports. (3-25-21)
Dublin School Board Trustee Dies In Middle School Parking Lot CrashAn crash in the parking lot of a Dublin middle school Wednesday morning resulted in the tragic death of a woman who worked as a trustee for the school district, according to authorities. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/24/21)
Mount Diablo High School Players, Cheer Team Open Virus-Delayed Season at HomeMount Diablo High School in Concord opened its football season at home Friday but many on the team wondered if this night would ever come. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-19-21)
Students Rising Above: Versia GipsonFor Versia Gipson, home is where she wants to be, with her mom who also happens to be her best friend. The USF sophomore and her mom Alice Gipson are the best of friends. Michelle Griego reports. (3-19-21)
COVID: Oakland Unified Reaches Tentative Deal To Bring Students Back To ClassroomsA tentative deal has been reached to bring some students back to the classroom in Oakland. Andrea Nakano talked to parents, teachers and students about the agreement.
Families, Teachers at Bay Area Rallies Call for Schools to ReopenIt has been a year since Bay Area classrooms closed and Saturday teachers, parents and students rallied on both sides of the bay to get those campuses back open. Wilson Walker reports. (3-13-21)
Friday Night Lights Shine Over Bay Area With Return of High School FootballMarch is typically not the time of year for football but the Friday night lights are back on as schools in the Bay Area try to salvage some sort of season. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-12-21)
COVID Reopening: Pleasanton 1st Public Middle, High Schools In Alameda County To Resume In-Person LearningOn Thursday, the Pleasanton Unified School District will become the first in Alameda County to resume in-person learning at all grade levels, including middle and high schools, for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Andrea Nakano reports. (3/10/21)
Berkeley People's Park Occupiers Deny Responsibility For Vandalism On HomesStudent occupiers at an encampment in historic People's Park were in a battle with University of California at Berkeley over who is responsible for a spate recent attacks and vandalism. Don Ford reports.
Interview: Foothill HIgh School Pleasanton Students Qualify As Semi-Finalists In National STEM ContestKPIX 5 reporter Mary Lee interviews students from Foothill High School in Pleasanton after they were named as semi-finalists in Samsung's National STEM Contest. (3/8/21)
East Bay School District Partners With Conscious Kitchen to Provide Organic Meals to KidsThe West Contra Costa Unified School District is working better together with non-profit Conscious Kitchen in a first-of-its-kind program that could be a model for the state and nation. Sharon Chin reports. (3-6-21)
Marin County Focuses on Restarting Schools With Teacher Vaccination 'Super Pods'The Marin Civic Center was one of four so-called “super pods” that the county is setting up to inoculate all school workers by the end of spring break. John Ramos reports. (3-6-21)