Education

The playground sits empty at Kent Middle School on April 01, 2020 in Kentfield.
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All News KCBS Radio
April 01, 2020 - 2:04 pm
Governor Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday that California schools would be closing for the remainder of the academic year. Newsom said that, based on the state's data about the coronavirus, it would be unwise to bring students back to schools in the near term.
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This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.
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Tim Ryan
March 31, 2020 - 11:04 am
Joining a new UC San Francisco study on COVID-19 is easy as picking up your smartphone. The study is called “COVID-19 Citizen Science,” and participants simply download the app and answer daily questions about their health and lifestyle.
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Chairs and Table in Daycare or Kindergarten Class
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Carrie Hodousek
March 30, 2020 - 5:05 pm
While the coronavirus pandemic has forced the closure of many businesses in the Bay Area, some daycares remain open.
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Kaiser Permanente Opens Drive-Thru Coronavirus Testing Station In San Francisco
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All News KCBS Radio
March 30, 2020 - 12:16 pm
Thousands of retired doctors and nurses, as well as medical students are being urged to join the newly announced California Health Corps to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
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A man carries oranges and a bag of food that he received from the faculty at Garfield Elementary School on March 19, 2020 in Oakland.
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All News KCBS Radio
March 25, 2020 - 11:35 am
Officials in six Bay Area counties have ordered that public schools remain closed until May 1 as part of the attempts to limit the number of coronavirus cases.
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Berkeley author Todd Parr waives copyright so parents and teachers can share his book during coronavirus pandemica
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Doug Sovern
March 18, 2020 - 4:26 pm
Todd Parr, a children's book author from Berkeley, waives copyright infringement to allow parents and teachers to read his book via online videos during the coronavirus pandemic.
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chool buses are parked in a lot, idled by the closing of schools in response to the novel coronavirus outbreak, on March 17, 2020 in Gardena, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
March 17, 2020 - 7:32 pm
Most schools in California will probably not reopen for classes before the summer break, Gov. Gavin Newsom warned Tuesday.
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 San Francisco’s Buena Vista Horace Mann Elementary School
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Melissa Culross
March 12, 2020 - 3:41 pm
The San Francisco Unified School District will shut down all public schools for three weeks starting Monday, March 16 in response to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. The district is the seventh largest in the state, serving nearly 54,000 students across 133 schools.
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Classes canceled at Stanford University After Faculty Member Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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KCBS Radio Morning News
March 10, 2020 - 10:43 am
Universities and colleges across the Bay Area move classes online in response to growing concerns over the spread of coronavirus.
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California voters take to the polls
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Matt Bigler
March 04, 2020 - 11:55 am
Californians voted against several Bay Area and statewide measures Super Tuesday, including a $15 billion school bond.
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