Oakland public school students return to school amid rising COVID-19 cases

Most of the 35,000 students in the Oakland Unified School District are going back to in-classroom learning on Monday. The school district continues to offer distance learning, but students who choose that option won't be guaranteed placement at their current school when they decide to come back to the classroom.

SF schools provide latest plan on reopening this spring

The San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) on Tuesday provided updates on its ongoing plans to get students back in the classrooms, reiterating that it was committed to reopening as many schools as possible for in-person learning. 

US to ship millions of tests in push to reopen K-12 schools

President Donald Trump planned to announce Monday that the federal government will begin distributing millions of rapid coronavirus tests to states this week and urging governors to use them to reopen schools for students in kindergarten through 12th grade.

OUSD to reform online makeup courses after harsh jury report

Oakland Unified is working to reform an online program designed to help failing students following a scathing civil grand jury report last month that accused the district of awarding some students unearned grades and allowing unqualified students to graduate at one of its high schools.