As coronavirus cases spike across California more school districts are making the decision to educate students online next school year.
Teachers can partner with students, families and colleague to establish a caring classroom community, even if it’s from a distance.
Oakland Unified leaders signal support for eliminating district police, West Contra Costa Unified terminates contracts with city police.
Oakland Unified board to consider eliminating district police force, West Contra Costa Unified teachers urge board to rid police on campuses.
Educators and community members in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified have established several fundraisers and other campaigns.
Students talk about how they and their families are coping with the coronavirus lockdown.
The governor issued an executive order allowing virtual meetings, as long as the public has access.
California teachers have had to be creative to keep students learning after campuses shut down in March.
Stege Elementary in Richmond was primed to reinvent itself from one of California's lowest performing schools to one that helped its black and Latino students achieve academically. Instead, the school faces teacher layoffs.
Teachers to receive layoff notices next week, but district hopes to rescind many by negotiating other cost-cutting solutions with unions.
West Contra Costa Unified is eyeing to cut $32 million from next year's budget including teaching jobs. Layoff notices will go out by March 15.
The school board and others in West Contra Costa Unified did not approve a plan to convert six elementary schools into K-8 schools next year.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
West Contra Costa school board on Wednesday to begin reviewing suggestions for nearly $50 million in cuts over two years to balance budget.
Cutting nearly $40 million in West Contra Costa Unified triggers layoff worries, stirs distrust and puts superintendent’s job in jeopardy.