Teachers in a South San Jose school district have developed some creative strategies to bridge the technological divide as they scramble to shift from classroom to online learning. Devin Fehely reports.. (3/30/20)
Teachers, Students Embrace Technological Challenges As Coronavirus Sheltering Shifts Learning OnlineTeachers in a South San Jose school district have developed some creative strategies to bridge the technological divide as they scramble to shift from classroom to online learning. Devin Fehely reports.. (3/30/20)
Tech Non-Profit Helps Get Computers to Students for Remote-Learning ClassesTech Exchange helps families in need get computers, Internet access and computer skills so students can continue their education as schools go virtual to cope with coronavirus. Don Ford reports. (3-20-20)
Coronavirus Pandemic: Scripps National Spelling Bee PostponedThe Scripps National Spelling Bee set for late May has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronavirus outbreak. (3/20/20)
Bay Area Class Of 2020 Coming To Grips With Coronavirus School Year FinalityBay Area students in the class of 2020 are trying to adjust to the possibility that schools will stay shut down for the remainder of the school year. Len Ramirez reports. (3/18/20)
Bay Area School Districts Offering Meals For Students During Coronavirus ShutdownSchool districts in across the Bay Area Monday offered meals for students during the coronavirus shutdown. Len Ramirez reports. (3/16/19)
U.S. Fulbright Scholars Say They Were Abandoned After Program Was Suspended In ItalyA prestigious international exchange program is being accused of abandoning American students in Italy, amid the coronavirus outbreak. Maria Medina reports students say they were forced to flee their homes.
Currys Buy Meals For 1000s Of Oakland Kids During COVID-19 School ClosuresSteph and Ayesya Curry have stepped up to help the thousands of Oakland kids affected by school closures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus..
Oakland Schools, Libraries, Senior and Rec Centers Close as Community Hunkers DownWith public schools now closed in Oakland, city officials announced that they are also temporarily closing all public library locations and recreation centers starting Monday. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-13-20)
Oakland Unified to Provide Free Meals for Kids During Coronavirus ClosureWith just about every Bay Area school district shutting down, who is making sure kids who need school meals are getting to needy kids? Da Lin reports. (3-13-20)
San Francisco Closes Public Schools for Three WeeksSan Francisco education officials announced Thursday that all the city’s public schools will go on a three-week hiatus starting March 16 because of the ongoing coronasvirus outbreak. Wilson Walker reports. (3-12-20)
Santa Rosa Student From Italian Study Abroad Program Is Home Quarantined In DrivewayA study abroad trip in Italy was cut short for several Bay Area students. John Ramos tells us a student from Santa Rosa Junior College made it back, but he still isn't all the way home.
E. Bay Schools Remain Open As Teachers Demand Supplies To Prevent Spread Of CoronavirusAs more and more events are canceled and companies shift to telecommuting, educators are wondering why schools aren't doing the same thing. Wilson Walker reports some teachers can't even get basic cleaning supplies.
Family's Hard Times Motivate Bay Area Scholar In Quest To Become Social Justice LawyerJenny Mendoza has seen many accomplishments as a college student, including internships and academic success. She's also seen her share of tough times. Michelle Griego reports. (3/9/20)
Self E-Stem Hosts 'Conversations In STEM'Self E-Stem CEO Adamaka Ajaelo talks to BR host Jan Mabry about the non-profit organization's mission to teach STEM to young girls of color, and 'Conversations in STEM,' happening March 20 at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, where girls will get to meet professionals in tech.
Oakland Unified School District Considers Workforce CutsThe Oakland school district is prepared to cut its workforce by up to 100 workers starting July 1 and may consider eliminating its police force in the future. Da Lin reports. (3-6-20)
SF School District Closes Lowell High After Student's Parent Exposed to VirusLowell High School in San Francisco was shut down Thursday after district officials learned that the parent of a Lowell student is being treated for coronavirus. Joe Vazquez reports. (3-5-20)
History Comes Alive: Monterey County 8th Graders See 'Hamilton'Every 8th grader in Monterey County has an opportunity to see the live stage performance of Broadway mega-hit "Hamilton" thanks to the Dan and Lillian King Foundation. Allen Martin reports. (3-5-20)
San Francisans Stock Up in Preparation for Coronavirus OutbreaksSan Francisco Unified School District closed Lowell High through Monday. Wilson Walker reports. (3-5-20)
Oakland School Board Votes Not To Eliminate School Police Despite Heated MeetingA group of Oakland parents made a plea Wednesday night to get rid of school district police officers. Andrea Nakano reports. (3-4-2020)
San Ramon Teachers Protest School Board Meeting, Prepared To Strike Over ContractsTeachers in one East Bay school district say they're prepared to strike if they can't reach an agreement on a new contract. On Tuesday night, more than 400 teachers showed up at the San Ramon Valley Unified School Board meeting to protest. Katie Nielsen reports. (3-3-2020)
Bay Area Schools Prepare Response To Coronavirus OutbreakAs the coronavirus outbreak spreads, Bay Area school systems are taking a hard look at what's the best way to keep their students safe. Devin Fehely reports. (3/2/20)
54 Grad Student Workers Fired By UC Santa Cruz After Striking For Higher WagesDozens of grad student teaching assistants were fired from UC Santa Cruz after going on strike for higher wages. They aren't expelled from the university but are losing the ability to work on campus. KION's Josh Kristianto reports. (3-1-2020)
Oakland Residents Furious At Town Hall About McClymonds High ContaminationAngry West Oakland residents attend a town hall meeting demanding answers but leaving with more questions as McClymonds High School remains closed after tests revealed a high level of a carcinogen on campus. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-26-2020)
SF-Based Holberton Coding School Facing Fraud Accusations From Former StudentsCoding schools are cropping up all over the country, touting a fast track to a six-figure software engineering job. But dozens of students at one Bay Area school say they got a bad deal. Maria Medina reports. (2-26-2020)