Elementary school classrooms in parts of the Bay Area are in lockdown due to exposure to COVID. With more parents no longer working from home, juggling the demands of a 10 to 14-day lockdown with a full-time job is proving difficult for many.
Many Bay Area schools started off the new year in person just last week, but already dozens of students are now back to learning at home after being exposed to COVID-19.
A survey of Bay Area school districts finds the majority of them are tracking vaccinations and many have been offering testing but some districts have no idea how many teachers are fully vaccinated.
San Ramon Valley schools reopened Tuesday with masked students despite some criticism from a small group of parents.
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.
Teachers in the Oakland Unified School District are not happy about in-classroom instruction resuming Monday, and with the school year ending at the end of May, some teachers question whether it's too late in the school year to make much of an impact.
The San Francisco Unified School District will welcome some of its youngest students back to the classroom Monday. It's welcomed news for some parents who have dealt with more than a year of distanced learning.
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.
Kindergarteners at schools at Piedmont Elementary Unified School District began hybrid learning on Tuesday.
As California's stay at home order lifted last week, Bay Area school systems continue to discuss how to reopen public schools. The Oakland Unfied School District does not have a timeline for when to resume brick and mortar instruction.
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.
California State University, Chico canceled its limited number of in-person classes Monday and told students in an urgently toned message to vacate campus housing by the weekend after dozens of people tested positive for the coronavirus days after the fall semester started.
In a significant reversal of an earlier decision, the USDA announced to extend flexibilities for free grab-and-go school meals to anyone under 18 at all public schools.
Just as millions of children are heading back to school, the World Health Organization says those aged 6 to 11 should wear masks in some cases to help fight the spread of coronavirus.
Dev/Mission, a San Francisco-based nonprofit is helping get computers to families in need amid a pandemic to help bridge the digital divide by asking for tech companies from Silicon Valley to step up.
New figures showed that COVID-19 cases among children in the U.S. saw a 90 percent increase over four weeks.
A Bay Area tech investor has posted a job opening seeking a teacher to instruct his child and a handful of others in the backyard of his San Francisco home, for what’s become a highly controversial learning model brought on by the pandemic.
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.
One of the nation’s largest teachers union is authorizing its members to strike if their schools plan to reopen without proper safety measures in the middle of the global pandemic.
The pandemic is exposing "significant inequities" in California's public education system, namely the digital divide, state legislators say.