Last week Hayward students were learning remotely due to a surge in COVID cases. The school district announced they will be back in the classroom on Tuesday.
San Francisco Unified School District on Thursday announced they have reached a tentative agreement with several teachers' unions over COVID health and safety protocol.
The ports remain jammed, so much so, that products keep arriving late. Now, Bay Area air quality officials want the diesel-powered container ships anchored in the Bay to go out to wait at sea instead of idling in the bay.
Navient, a major student loan servicing company, has settled allegations of abusive lending practices for $1.85 billion.
A sickout by Oakland students and teachers caused nine schools to close for the day on Thursday.
National Nurses United registered nurses held a national day of action Thursday to demand that hospitals invest more in safe staffing.
Schools in Marin County will be able to relax some rules about when and how long students and staff have to quarantine after being exposed to a positive COVID case.
Educators at more Bay Area schools are planning sickouts this week: They say the move is needed to put pressure on school districts to provide more COVID safety measures.
The S.O.S. went out from the Palo Alto Unified School District and parents answered the call Wednesday.
Eugene Lee, whose restaurant is next to the Fruitvale BART station, decided to donate after he learned there is a pressing need from teachers and students who want higher quality masks during the omicron surge.
Educators at more Bay Area schools are planning sick-outs this week: They say the move is needed to put pressure on school districts to provide more COVID safety measures.
The White House said it will send 5 million rapid COVID-19 tests and 5 million lab-based PCR tests to schools each month in an effort to keep them open.
At Korematsu Middle School in El Cerrito Tuesday, school was back in session after a four-day weekend where the district had each school deep cleaned.
Palo Alto Unified is asking hundreds of parents to volunteer on campuses to help with increased staff absences.
Researchers at UCSF said the Binax home test is effective in detecting omicron.
Oakland School for the Arts has shutdown for the remainder of the week, blaming staff shortages because of quarantines.
One Berkeley lab can process 4,000 samples a day.
The Hayward Unified School District will switch to all-remote learning for its 20,000 students on Tuesday, making it the first in the Bay Area to revert to online learning for the next week despite being warned by the county and the state that they should not do that.
Blaming supply chain issues, the Oakland Unified School District on Sunday responded to a petition circulated among district high school students last week, threatening to stop coming to school if the district doesn't do a better job of protecting students from COVID-19.
Complicating matters are conflicting messages from state and county officials about closing schools and the number of days school staff must quarantine after a positive test or exposure.