Many families have had drastically different experiences during the pandemic, creating a mix of fear and frustration over prolonged closures.
Many districts are seeing surges in Fs and Ds during distance learning, prompting a revision of expectations and policies around grades.
Though it’s unclear when in-person instruction will resume, West Contra Costa Unified is creating a “virtual academy” option for the fall.
School districts and cities are looking to creating their own local Wifi networks as a long term solution to the digital divide, and an alternative to hotspots.
School districts like West Contra Costa Unified lacked updated learning materials aligned to California’s new science standards prior to the current school year.
More than 60 districts throughout California seek as little as $2 million up to $7 billion for school construction, repairs and technology.
Youth activists from San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Palo Alto and Culver City are among those working to lower voting ages in cities and the state.
Two San Francisco Bay Area districts are expanding outreach to their most vulnerable students including those who are homeless, foster youth.
Oakland Unified reached a tentative agreement on distance learning which, if approved, will go into effect immediately upon ratification.
A citywide campaign raised $12.5 million to provide for low income students, but the devices have not yet arrived due to a backlog.
Building on summer pilot program, nonprofit group wants to help Oakland students in a program that gives low-income parents a stipend to oversee their child's online learning.
After bargaining for three weeks, teachers’ union and district disagree on how to provide distance learning and when to reopen campuses safely.
District expects to implement new credit recovery policies and procedures and to better train staff in their use for the 2020-21 school year.
Bond measure to be placed on the Nov. 3 ballot would cover one-fifth of the $3.4 billion need identified in a Facilities Master Plan.
Board agreed to disband entire internal police department by end of the year and form a committee to come up with an alternative safety plan.