Public schools under the state's county watch list -- more than 30 including San Francisco added Friday -- will begin the year with students learning from home...again. Kenny Choi reports. (7-17-20)

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Home Learning Guide -- Supplementing The Loss Of A School EnvironmentPart 2 of KPIX 5's Home Learning Guide -- Supplementing The Loss Of A School Environment
Oakland School District, Teachers Work to Develop Back to School PlanWith only a few days remaining before the school term begins there's still no concrete plan for how to reopen. Emily Turner reports. (8-3-20)
AT&T Partners With San Jose to Provide Free Wi-Fi to Needy StudentsThe city of San Jose has partnered with AT&T to bridge the digital divide and bring the Internet home to people who don't have it. Len Ramirez reports. (8-3-20)
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Oakland Teachers Spar With District Over Back-to-School PlansCalling out the superintendent of schools directly, the president of the Oakland Education Association says there’s no distance-learning plan or any agreement on what’s expected from teachers. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-30-20)
Oakland Summer Youth Camp to Reopen Monday After Temporary COVID-19 ClosureA city-run summer youth camp will reopen after a COVID-19 case temporarily shut it down. Oakland plans to reopen the camp Monday after workers cleaned the facility on Friday. Da Lin reports. (7-25-20)
New CDC Guidelines on Reopening Classrooms Stoke ControversyNew federal guidelines are doing little to end the debate in the Bay Area over putting students back in classrooms. Kenny Choi reports. (7-24-20)
School Reopening Discussions Focus on Younger StudentsAs our understanding of the novel coronavirus improves there's increasing talk of sending the youngest children back to classrooms. Kenny Choi reports. (7-23-20)
Back to School: Parents, Teachers Consider 'Learning Pods' to Provide Social InteractionMost Bay Area students will start school with distance learning but there's a push now for some social interaction with something called "learning pods." Juliette Goodrich explains. (7-20-20)
California High School Football Among Fall Sports Delayed by PandemicHigh school football and other sports typically played in the fall have been pushed to the winter and spring months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the California Interscholastic Federation announced Monday. Len Ramirez reports. (7-20-20)
UCSF Task Force Researches Safe Back-to-School StrategyGov. Newsom laid out new rules Friday that likely ensure most Bay Area schools will start with at-home, online instruction come fall. A UCSF task force has been gathering data from other countries that have successfully figured out what works and what doesn’t. Andrea Nakano reports. (7-17-20)
Gov. Newsom Outlines New Back-to-School RulesPublic schools under the state's county watch list -- more than 30 including San Francisco added Friday -- will begin the year with students learning from home...again. Kenny Choi reports. (7-17-20)
SF High School Swim Team Still Practicing Despite City Health Order Banning Pool UseSwimming pools across the Bay Area closed at the start of the pandemic and remain closed in San Francisco but KPIX discovered the city allowed one pool to be open, despite its own health directive banning pool use. Allen Martin reports. (7-13-20)
Bay Area Teachers Demand Safety Plans Before Returning to ClassroomsParents want their children back in school but Bay Area teachers want answers about how to keep students and themselves safe before they go back to the classroom. John Ramos reports. (7-13-20)
California Teachers Resist Trump Administration Push for Classroom TeachingIt's the looming question for hundreds of thousands of parents across California: will students be returning in-person to classrooms at the start of the new school year this fall? Devin Fehely reports. (7-11-20)
Oakland School District Plan for Reopening Involves Distance Learning at StartSchool is scheduled to begin in Oakland in just one month and some people in the community say any plan that involves returning to school is just too risky amid the coronavirus pandemic. Betty Yu reports. (7-10-20)
Oakland Schools Announce Plan for Phased Return to Classroom TeachingThe Oakland Unified School District announced Friday that the 2020-2021 school year would begin in August with all students in distance learning before returning to classrooms in phases. Betty Yu reports. (7-10-20)
California Will Sue Trump Administration Over International Student Visa PolicyThe state of California filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday over a policy that would bar international students from staying in the United States unless they were scheduled to take in-person classes. Joe Vazquez reports. (7-9-20)
California Teachers Express Fear Over Return to ClassroomsSchool districts have been reaching out to parents for input about the best ways to send kids back to class this fall. Now teachers have issued a blunt warning to state officials: they're not ready. Heather Janssen reports. (7-9-20)
School Reopening Plans Face Skepticism From Teachers, ParentsOver the next few days, a lot of Bay Area districts are going to be rolling out their plans for what the next school year might look like. Wilson Walker reports. (7/8/20)
Santa Clara County Health Officials Release COVID-19 Guidance For Reopening SchoolsMaria Medina reports on plan released by Santa Clara County health officials to guide schools for reopening (6-30-2020)
Reopening: San Jose School Opens For Summer ClassesA middle school in San Jose has reopened for summer classes with modifications, one of the first Bay Area schools that has opened since the COVID-19 pandemic. (6/24/20)

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