Paul Dean leaves Stockton for his construction job in Oakland at 3 a.m. to beat rush-hour traffic. He arrives around 5 a.m., then sleeps in his car before work starts at 7. He's back in the car every Sunday morning with his family as they head to Grace Tabernacle Church in their former San Francisco neighborhood. … [Read more...] about Lots of toddlers, fewer school-age kids in S.F.
Amador county unified school district
The school board voted in 2018 to create a task force to study the names of district schools, but didn’t move it forward until early 2020. The task force met several times and ultimately recommended renaming the 44 school sites — a full third of the district’s schools. … [Read more...] about Washington and Lincoln are out. S.F. school board tosses 44 school names in controversial move
CPS has said with proper precautions it is safe to reopen schools. Health officials generally agree, saying there’s growing evidence children aren’t major drivers of community spread and transmission is relatively low in schools if masks and other safety measures are taken. Union officials have dismissed the studies, saying dozens of cases have emerged in Chicago schools. … [Read more...] about Chicago’s plan to reopen schools hits another barrier as union threatens strike
"It’s offensive to parents who are juggling their children’s daily at-home learning schedules with doing their own jobs and maintaining their sanity," she said at the time, according to Courthouse News. "It’s offensive to me as someone who went to our public schools, who loves our public schools, and who knows how those years in the classroom are what lifted me out of poverty and into college. It’s offensive to our kids who are staring at screens day after day instead of learning and growing with their classmates and friends." … [Read more...] about San Francisco school board votes to rename schools honoring Washington, Lincoln, Feinstein, others
DENVER (CBS4) – After a new online poll found nearly 1-in-6 of Denver parents admitted to moving their child out of Denver Public Schools, a coalition of parent groups is urging action. The coalition includes groups Transform Education Now (TEN), African Leadership Group, Stand for Children, and FaithBridge. … [Read more...] about Online Poll Finds Nearly 1 In 6 Parents Has Moved Child Out Of Denver Public Schools