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    KENTFIELD, Calif. (KGO) -- Its 7:30 in the morning and players from the Marin Catholic High School football team are getting ready for summer practice. But this year, the routine is different.We are not using any indoor facilities. Everything is outside. Everything goes by the county guidelines, said head coach Mazi Moayed.RELATED: Stanford University cutting 11 of its varsity sports programs, plus 20 staff positionsMarin Catholic allowed members of the football team, as well as players from the boys and...
    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...
    There is so much evidence to show how communities of color are severely impacted due to health inequity and disparities when it comes to access and care.So, what are some solutions to putting in more resources to help?Dr. Jose Mayorga, executive director for UCI Health Family Center, joined ABC7 via Skype to discuss.How does COVID-19 affect different communities in different ways?One of the things that we have to remember is that these community members have been essential workers for some...
    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...
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — An Edina teenager hit at her bus stop overcame major obstacles this year: physical therapy, going back to school, followed by distance learning and graduation. Kyla Avant feels stronger than she ever has. “The whole entire situation changed my life but I guess it was a blessing in disguise,” Avant said. The now 18-year-old was about to get on the school bus at her stop at France and Halifax in Edina in late January when a car...
    KIRKWOOD, Mo. (AP) — Officials in a suburban St. Louis school district say they are reviewing decades-old complaints about alleged teacher sexual abuse and misconduct after a former student turned to social media to voice concerns and others came forward. Kirkwood police Capt. Scott Bailey said one case involving a former teacher has been referred to prosecutors, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The cascade of allegations began after a former Kirkwood High School student alleged Tuesday on a Facebook page...
    By Collin Binkley | Associated Press In his push to get schools and colleges to reopen this fall, President Donald Trump is again taking aim at their finances, this time threatening their tax-exempt status. Trump said on Twitter on Friday he was ordering the Treasury Department to re-examine the tax-exempt status of schools that he says provide “radical indoctrination” instead of education. “Too many Universities and School Systems are about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education,” he tweeted. “Therefore, I...
    LONG ISLAND, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – Three fraternities at Stony Brook University are temporarily suspended pending an investigation into hazing and sexual misconduct, CBS2’s Carolyn Gusoff reported Friday. It comes amid a flood of personal stories filling social media pages, calling out sex assault in college and high school. Stony Brook officials shared few details on the university’s website. But, the student newspaper reported the suspensions were prompted by social media posts by students and alums, who named names. “There is...
    White House economic adviser Larry KudlowLawrence (Larry) Alan KudlowMORE told reporters on Friday that it was important for schools to reopen in the fall despite risks from the novel coronavirus, saying safely bringing students back is not that hard. The President has been very vocal about going back to school. And I would add to that, as I said all these fancy colleges and universities, of which I went to one, Kudlow told reporters. They should get with the drill, you...
    Lake Elmo has pushed a $7 million school bus terminal out of the city — in a dispute over how it’s connected to the city’s sewer system. Stillwater School District 834 moved its buses off of the 11-acre lot in Lake Elmo, and plans to move into a facility in Oak Park Heights. The district will pay $40,000 rent per month for the facility, according to the contract approved by the School Board. The facility is across Stagecoach Road from...
    STANDING in the free school meals queue, I felt as if I had a huge arrow pointing at my head with the word “poor” on it in capital letters. While I know now there is no shame in it, I can remember the burning embarrassment I felt as a teen about this obvious mark of my status. 9New Times Radio host Gloria De Priero got free school meals during her childhood so knows we must do more to help todays...
    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...
    Public health agencies must make recommendations based on evidence, not politics, the groups wrote in the statement. Withholding funding from schools that do not open in person full-time would be a misguided approach, putting already financially strapped schools in an impossible position that would threaten the health of students and teachers. Trump, however, repeated his threat on Friday, saying on Twitter that virtual learning has been terrible compared with in-person classes. Not even close! Schools must be open in the...
    LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — An exhibit about John Wayne will be removed from the USC School of Cinematic Arts after renewed scrutiny of his racist comments, the school’s assistant dean announced Friday. The late actor and former Trojan has become an increasingly polarizing figure amid greater awareness and criticism of racist attitudes by historical figures. The Orange County Democratic Party recently called for the renaming of John Wayne Airport due to his “racist and bigoted statements.” “Conversations about systemic racism...
    By COLLIN BINKLEY In his push to get schools and colleges to reopen this fall, President Donald Trump is again taking aim at their finances, this time threatening their tax-exempt status. Trump said on Twitter on Friday he was ordering the Treasury Department to re-examine the tax-exempt status of schools that he says provide “radical indoctrination” instead of education. “Too many Universities and School Systems are about Radical Left Indoctrination, not Education,” he tweeted. “Therefore, I am telling the Treasury...
    USC’s School of Cinematic Arts will remove an exhibit dedicated to John Wayne after students called for its removal last year because of racist comments the late actor made in a 1971 Playboy magazine interview, the school announced Friday. Citing a push to promote “anti-racist cultural values,” Evan Hughes, the assistant dean of diversity and inclusion, announced the change in a letter to the school’s community. “Conversations about systemic racism in our cultural institutions along with the recent global, civil...
    WEST LINN, Ore. (AP) — A West Linn school district committee member has resigned after making racist comments during a podcast, the district said Friday. Doris Wehler, who has served on the Long Range Planning Committee for the district since 2001, was asked to resign after her comments on a podcast called “The Horrible Deplorable Show, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported. During the 68-minute podcast, Wehler said “some rioters and Antifa need to be killed” for tearing down statues and monuments. She...
    Carleton College, a founder member of the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, has canceled its varsity sports calendar for the fall in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the school announced on its web site Friday afternoon. That includes winter sports activities that start in the fall, but the school has not made a decision on winter and spring sports. “It absolutely breaks my heart having to announce to our student-athletes and coaches the cancelation of the fall season,” Carleton athletics director...
    A major medical group is distancing itself from the Trump administration on school reopenings — flipping a stance that had advocated sending kids back to school in the fall. In a statement Friday, the American Academy of Pediatrics said the decision should be shaped by science — not politicians. Returning to school is important for the healthy development and well-being of children, but we must pursue re-opening in a way that is safe for all students, teachers and staff, the organization...
    by Michelle Griego and Jennifer Mistrot (KPIX 5) — Odalis Millan‘s sophomore year at Sonoma State University began as the trip of a lifetime, as she left home to study abroad in Spain. Then COVID-19 hit and the country went into quarantine. The study abroad program shut down and Millan, along with her classmates, frantically made plans to get back to the United States. “We saw [the pandemic coverage] on the news, everything that was going on,” recalled Millan. “[And...
    ROBBINSVILLE, N.J. (CBS) — The official start of New Jersey high school fall sports seasons are expected to begin in October, the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association said Friday. The official start of the fall sports seasons is being pushed back by about a month, per the NJSIAA’s “Return To Play” plan. The fall sports season usually begins in September. NJSIAA builds on Return To Play plan, provides updates on fall sports season https://t.co/sktRjDi7xA #ReturnToPlay pic.twitter.com/A7l5uRDhRw — NJSIAA (@NJSIAA)...
    A student who spent years picking up trash to pay for college was recently accepted to Harvard Law School.Rehan Staton told Good Morning America his family had a privileged life in Bowie, Maryland, until his mother left the country and his father lost his job.He said his father started working up to three jobs at a time. Food became scarce, and sometimes heat was a luxury the family could not afford.With insecurity at home, Statons grades slipped. When he reached...