Alameda County schools will not reopen this year; students to attend virtual classrooms

The academic school year in Alameda County will continue at home, not in the physical classroom. Alameda County Superintendent Karen Monroe said Tuesday that public schools will not reopen for the remainder of the current school year due to the covid-19 pandemic. “We must ensure that we continue to do all we can to support … Continue reading Alameda County schools will not reopen this year; students to attend virtual classrooms

Charter school PAC backed by Walmart heirs is dominating two Alameda County Board of Ed races

Each of the five total candidates in a pair of Alameda County Board of Educations races on the March primary ballot have small to non-existent campaigns of their own. But voters in Alameda's Area 2 and in Hayward's Area 5 know these races are being fought in their mailboxes by way of tens of thousands … Continue reading Charter school PAC backed by Walmart heirs is dominating two Alameda County Board of Ed races

Márquez, Zermeño back charter school candidate for county Board of Education

UPDATE - After talking to, Hayward councilmembers rescind support for charter school canddiate. A surprising number of elected officials on the Hayward City Council and Hayward school board are backing a candidate for the open Alameda County Board of Education seat who is likely to be heavily financed by proponents of charter schools. Two charter … Continue reading Márquez, Zermeño back charter school candidate for county Board of Education

AD15 PREVIEW: Will Buffy Wicks win the primary, but lose the election?

Consensus says Buffy Wicks wins the primary, but the size of the field and up to seven credible candidates means he difference between second and third will be razor-thin.