Peninsula School District Plans Imminent Return of Students to ClassroomThe Ravenswood school district operates three campuses in East Palo Alto and one in Menlo Park. It has applied for a waiver to bring back some of its youngest and highest-need students. Allen Martin reports. (1-21-21)
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)
Parents, Teachers March to Protest Proposed East Bay School ClosuresWith enrollment dropping in the Newark Unified School District, the school board is looking to close two schools. Andrea Nakano reports. (11-5-20)
Parents, Teachers At Odds With Palo Alto School District Over Reopening SchoolsParents and teachers were squaring off with the Palo Alto school board over the back-to-school timeline. As the vote to resume in-person learning looms, Joe Vazquez tells us many are asking, "what's the rush?"
California Parents Plan Weeklong "Zoom Out" Strike Over COVID-19 School ClosuresBetty Yu reports plans for students to participated in a "Zoom out" protests against distance learning across California (9-27-2020)
Parents, Teachers at Odds Over Reopening Palo Alto School ClassroomsFor Palo Alto school officials, reopening in-person learning is a tough call. Parents want it but teachers don't feel comfortable returning to the classroom. Kiet Do reports (9-24-20)
Working Mom Sets Up Learning Pod Inside East Bay Funeral HomeBack-to-school during the pandemic has a lot of parents struggling to balance work and distance learning. Juliette Goodrich shows one working mom who had to set up a learning pod inside a funeral home.
CLASSROOM SET TO REOPEN: Some San Francisco schools prepare to reopen for K-6th grade studentsSome San Francisco schools prepare to reopen for K-6th grade students
Health Inspectors Evaluate San Francisco Schools in Advance of ReopeningBack-to-school health inspections are now underway in San Francisco and, with the health department’s blessing, some schools plan to bring back younger students soon. Joe Vazquez reports. (9-17-20)
Bay Area Teachers Unions, Districts Wrangle Over Classroom ReopeningMore elementary schools in Bay Area counties are starting to reopen with waivers but school districts within those counties and teachers' unions have to reach agreements before kids come back to the classrooms. Kenny Choi reports. (9-17-20)
San Francisco Readies Schools for Gradual ReopeningSan Francisco has the green light to start bringing kids back into the classroom. In-person classes will ramp up beginning Monday for a small group of students. For the rest of the public , it's a waiting game. Kiet Do reports. (9-10-20)
15 Marin Schools Reopen After Waivers Get ApprovedMore than a dozen Marin County welcomed back students on Tuesday. John Ramos reports on the first day of school.
Students And Parents Rally To Reopen Mountain View Schools For In-Person ClassesMaria Medina reports on group organizing rally to protest closure of schools due to coronavirus pandemic (9-8-2020)
15 Marin County Schools Set to ReopenThe majority of schools set to reopen early next week are private but there are some public schools on the list. Kenny Choi reports from Tiburon. (9-4-20)
South Bay Schools Get Green Light To Restart In-Person LearningIt's back to the classroom for dozens of students in South Bay. Maria Medina tells us how their schools were able to ditch distance learning.
Hundreds Of SFUSD School Bus Drivers Laid Off As Of Aug. 31As San Francisco students embark on distance leaning this Fall, hundreds of school bus drivers learned they are out of a job. Joe Vazquez filed an exclusive report.
San Francisco Starts School Year With Online-Only ClassesSan Francisco became the latest Bay Area city to restart school with remote learning and a lot of parents are far from satisfied with the quality of virtual classrooms. Devin Fehely reports. (8-17-20)
Digital Divide Among Many Challenges Reopening South Bay Schools FaceA spokesperson for the San Jose Unified School District says the first few days of class this week have revealed just how wide the digital divide truly is. Devin Fehely reports. (8-14-20)
Marin Parents Push for In-Person ClassesLots of kids started school virtually this week but a vocal group of Marin County parents are pushing for a safe return to in-person learning. Andrea Nakano reports from San Rafael. (8-13-20)
Marin County Starts State Waiver Process For In-Class InstructionsMarin County will start accepting waivers from elementary schools in an effort to allow in-person learning and a group of vocal parents is pushing for classroom instruction to begin. Kenny Choi reports from Tiburon. (8-13-20)
Oakland Unified Announces Deal With Teachers For Fall Distance LearningOakland Unified School District announced it has reached an agreement with teachers and staff. Andrea Nakana reports on the details of the tentative deal.
First Day Of Fall Distance Learning At San Jose Schools Very Different From SpringThe first day of school at San Jose schools is very different from the distance learning students experienced last Spring. Kenny Choi tells us most teachers chose the option to teach from their classrooms.
Bay Area Health Cllub Turns Empty Gym Space Into Learning Pods For Kids Distance LearningONE HEALTH CLUB IS TURNING SPACES FOR EXERSIZE MACHINES AND WORKOUT CLASSES - INTO LEARNING SPACES. KPIX 5'S JULIETTE GOODRICH SHOWS US HOW BAY CLUB - IS TRYING TO MAKE DISTANCE LEARNING EASIER ACROSS THE BAY ONE HEALTH CLUB IS TURNING SPACES FOR EXERSIZE MACHINES AND WORKOUT CLASSES - INTO LEARNING SPACES. KPIX 5'S JULIETTE GOODRICH SHOWS US HOW BAY CLUB - IS TRYING TO MAKE DISTANCE LEARNING EASIER ACROSS THE BAY AREA. ONE HEALTH CLUB IS TURNING SPACES FOR EXERSIZE MACHINES AND WORKOUT CLASSES - INTO LEARNING SPACES. KPIX 5'S JULIETTE GOODRICH SHOWS US HOW BAY CLUB - IS TRYING TO MAKE DISTANCE LEARNING EASIER ACROSS THE BAY AREA. .ONE HEALTH CLUB IS TURNING SPACES FOR EXERSIZE MACHINES AND WORKOUT CLASSES - INTO LEARNING SPACES. KPIX 5'S JULIETTE GOODRICH SHOWS US HOW BAY CLUB - IS TRYING TO MAKE DISTANCE LEARNING EASIER ACROSS THE BAY An East Bay health club has turned spaces for exercise machines and workout classes into learning pods for kids. Juliette Goodrich shows us how The Bay Club is helping distance learners and parents. .
SJ Teachers, District Reach Deal On Eve Of First Day Of SchoolSchool starts Wednesday in San Jose. Devin Fehely reports on a last minute change for teachers.