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    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Summer is going by faster than normal and school is just a couple short months away. School districts in our area are beginning to make plans for what learning will look like for students. In just about a month and a half from now, Florence Markofer Elementary School would normally be bustling with students and teachers, but with coronavirus on the rise once again, there are a lot of questions about what school in Elk Grove...
    ELK GROVE (CBS13) — Families and teachers in Elk Grove are anxiously waiting to see how education will look when the new school year begins come fall. On Tuesday, the Elk Grove Unified School District will be presenting a plan that should give people a better idea. The district is working on a plan to present for the Department of Education for reopening. Some of the options include doing distance learning for the year, a hybrid of in-person and distance...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — San Jose teachers will not return to the classroom for in-person teaching in August, the school district announced Friday. Following “marathon” negotiations, San Jose Teachers Association president Patrick Bernhardt presented the superintendent of the San Jose Unified School District, Nancy Albarra, with a letter saying “Teachers do not feel that it is safe to return to teaching in person and, in large majority, they are unwilling to do so at this time.” In the letter,...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) — The Oakland Unified School District announced Friday that the 2020-2021 school year would begin in one month with all students in distance learning before returning to classrooms in phases. The district made the announcement early Friday evening as district officials outlined the plans for the new school year during a live stream. The district’s plan to begin with all students in remote learning before gradually moving towards a blended mix of online classes and in-person attendance...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 News obtained a copy Friday of the reopening plans for Oakland elementary schools called Strong Start for Every Student.While the fall semester is scheduled to being on August 10, teachers will return on August 5 for prep time, giving them only a few days to get ready.RELATED: San Francisco health officials release school reopening guidelines amid COVID-19 pandemicFor now, the plan is to begin online. For the first two weeks, teachers will have Zoom sessions...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 News obtained a copy Friday of the reopening plans for Oakland elementary schools called Strong Start for Every Student.While the fall semester is scheduled to being on August 10, teachers will return on August 5 for prep time, giving them only a few days to get ready.RELATED: San Francisco health officials release school reopening guidelines amid COVID-19 pandemicFor now, the plan is to begin online. For the first two weeks, teachers will have Zoom sessions...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- ABC7 News obtained a copy Friday of the reopening plans for Oakland elementary schools called Strong Start for Every Student.While the fall semester is scheduled to being on August 10, teachers will return on August 5 for prep time, giving them only a few days to get ready.RELATED: San Francisco health officials release school reopening guidelines amid COVID-19 pandemicFor now, the plan is to begin online. For the first two weeks, teachers will have Zoom sessions...
    RICHMOND (CBS SF) – The West Contra Costa Unified School District will continue educating students exclusively online when classes resume Aug. 17 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under the district’s multi-phased draft plan released Thursday, students will continue distance learning at the outset of the school year until it is deemed safe to return to campuses in person. The second phase of the district’s plan would open some school buildings as support facilities for small groups of students. District officials...
    CALABASAS (CBSLA) — The Las Virgenes Unified School District is giving parents a choice between online learning and modified on-campus class schedules for the 2020-2021 school year. The district – which includes Calabasas, Hidden Hills, Agoura Hills and Westlake Village – released its plans Thursday for the new school year, which starts on Aug. 21. Superintendent Dr. Dan Stepenosky says these plans are flexible and responsive to local health metrics, and will be monitored daily and evaluated frequently to ensure...
    Fremont’s school board has selected a new superintendent to take over in August, after the previous superintendent stepped down this year at the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. Christopher ‘CJ’ Cammack was unanimously appointed by the Fremont Unified School District board at its meeting Wednesday. Cammack is currently in his fourth year serving as the superintendent of the Martinez Unified School District, according to a Fremont district statement. Cammack’s first day of work will be Aug. 1. His contract...
    SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — A rough plan on how school could look like when the academic year starts up again and students return to the classroom has been released by the Sacramento City Unified School District. Several procedures will be in place to stop the spread of coronavirus – and both students and staff will be required to wear face coverings, according to the plan. The district says schools will provide face coverings for those who need them. Those unable to...
    The South Bay teacher who allegedly coughed on a one-year-old in a San Jose Yogurtland last month no longer works for the Oak Grove School District, district officials confirmed over the weekend. “We do not tolerate conduct from any employee that compromises any child’s safety,” Oak Grove superintendent Jose Manzo said in a statement. The San Jose Police Department is still investigating the incident. Last month, a woman was caught on camera in the Yogurtland on Cottle Road removing her...
    OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Nearly 2,600 families watched a presentation given Thursday night by Oakland Unified School District leaders, who described scenarios for reopening schools in the fall. The meeting started about 5 p.m. and was available on Zoom in English, Spanish, Arabic and Chinese until Zoom reached its limit of 1,000 users, prompting school leaders to ask families to watch on YouTube. School officials emphasized that the plans they described Thursday evening were not final, but one option for...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- Thursday night the Oakland Unified School District held a special meeting to update community members about what could come next.We also heard from the state superintendent Tony Thurmond Thursday afternoon during our 3 p.m. show.RELATED: Face masks not recommended for elementary school students, pediatric group saysDuring that meeting Thurmond voiced his full support for masks in school saying, masks are on their way to each of our 10-thousand schools many have already received it the face...
    The man who “changed the culture” of the Vallejo City Unified School District, pared $15 million from a budget deficit, helped get a bond passed, and steered 11,000 students and families through the rough waters of COVID-19, has resigned. Dr. Adam Clark, the district’s superintendent since 2017, is the sole finalist for the same position with the Mt. Diablo Unified School District. Trustees will vote July 13 to make his appointment final. Clark confirmed his pending move late Tuesday. It...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board voted Tuesday night to slash the school police budget by $25 million, or 35%. The board action on Tuesday also calls for officers to give up their uniforms and patrol off campus, and will lead to the layoffs of 65 officers in the 471-employee department. The money saved will be allocated to fund staff to specifically serve the needs of Black students and a task force that will study...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The Los Angeles Unified School District Board voted Tuesday night to reduce the school police budget by $25 million, or 35%. The amendment to the district’s budget passed 4-3 with President Monica Garcia, Vice President Nick Melvoin and board members Jackie Goldberg and Kelly Fitzpatrick-Gonez voting in favor. Board members George McKenna, Scott Schmerelson and Richard Vladovic voted against the item. The reduction was included in the board’s approval of the district’s overall $8.9 billion budget,...
    SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – The woman who intentionally coughed on a baby in San Jose is an employee at the Oak Grove School District, according to police. Surveillance video showed the woman inside Yogurtland waiting in front another woman and a one-year-old sitting in a stroller. Police said a preliminary investigation determined the older woman was upset the woman and the stroller were not maintaining proper social distancing. After some sort of verbal interaction, the suspect is seen taking...
    OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — After about a two hour debate the Oakland Unified School District Board tonight voted unanimously to eliminate their police department from campuses. The “George Floyd Resolution” eliminates the school districts police force of 10 sworn officers and 50 unarmed campus safety officers. The Board also added several amendments to the final proposal. One requires the superintendent to ensure all staff receive training “Today, with a vote by the school board, we can have not just...
    OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — The Oakland Unified School District’s Board of Education was set to vote Wednesday evening on eliminating police services from the district’s campuses. The resolution before the board is named after George Floyd and would eliminate the school district’s police force of 10 sworn officers and 50 unarmed campus safety officers. “Today, with a vote by the school board, we can have not just police-free schools, but shift our school’s security officers into culture keepers on our...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Amid a national movement to eliminate law enforcement from schools, the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education on Tuesday night voted unanimously to declare the city’s public schools to be police-free. Under the resolution, SFUSD will not renew its memorandum of understanding with the San Francisco Police Department and will deem its schools sanctuary spaces from law enforcement. The resolution also directs staff and Superintendent Vincent Matthews to not cooperate or facilitate in...
    DUBLIN (CBS SF) – The superintendent of the Dublin Unified School District shocked the community when he resigned abruptly Tuesday, a spokeswoman for the district confirmed Wednesday. Dave Marken, who worked for the district for 15 years, held many different positions and came out of retirement to “fix some problems, to help bring people together,” he wrote in his letter of resignation. Marken did not say what problems there were or are but spokeswoman Sarah Lopez said in a statement...
    OAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) -- The Oakland Unified School Board will vote today on whether to eliminate its school police force.After extensive pushback from the community after the death of George Floyd and heavy debate by the Oakland Unified School District, it looks like today the school board could pass the George Floyd Resolution which would dismantle the Oakland School Police Department.OUSD is one of the only school districts in the Bay Area with its own police force. The 10 sworn...
    SAN RAMON (KPIX) – School is out for summer but parents are already wondering what will happen to students in the Fall during the pandemic. One district facing a budget shortfall is already asking parents for money, and parents have concerns over how it will be spent. In a letter to the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, parents said they want to end what they call ‘financial insanity.’ That includes giving raises to administrators while the future of their...
    STOCKTON (CBS13) — The Stockton Unified School District is considering eliminating its police department. The school district is one of only a few across the state that runs its own police department. SUSD Board Trustee Lange Luntao is proposing the elimination and is presenting the plan to the full board for a first reading Tuesday. David Rose is the president of the Police Officer’s Association for the district. “At this point, I’d say surprised and shocked,” Rose said. “I think...