Researchers found 61 of 100 districts nationwide plan to offer summer school, but many are not expanding programs or trying new things.
The killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police has sparked discussion nationwide. In the San Francisco Bay Area, teachers in the West Contra Costa Unified School District gave students opportunities to share their thoughts.
State Board of Education President, Oakland Unified Superintendent and Hoover Institute fellow discuss inequities among returning students.
Pandemic exposed the digital divide and the needs of students in crisis, leaders said, adding that more teacher training is also necessary.
With funding shortfalls on the horizon and higher costs due to the pandemic, district officials fear that more difficult choices are ahead.
Donation brings total funding to $12 million to purchase devices and internet access for students to help provide distance learning.
Oakland Unified school board temporarily waives its 2.0 GPA and senior project grad requirements during emergencies such as school closures.
With schools urged to provide more distance between students, it is ill-advised to crowd more students into merged campuses, advocates say.
Contract through June 2023 would make Kyla Johnson-Trammell the district's longest-tenured superintendent in decades with six years in post.
Educators and community members in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified have established several fundraisers and other campaigns.
Berkeley Unified and Oakland Unified tighten up cyber security after a Berkeley Zoombombing intrusion and Oakland posts access codes online.
The governor issued an executive order allowing virtual meetings, as long as the public has access.
Alameda County may choose to wait to begin collecting the new sales tax until legal challenges involving other initiatives are resolved.
The board voted to lay off about 100 workers to close its 2020-21 budget deficit, may consider eliminating its police force in the future.
The 350-student school in Oakland will remain closed until at least March 9 while air testing continues pending an official ruling that the air is safe for students.