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Non-profit launches effort to support immigrants seeking early childhood education careers

Non-profit launches effort to support immigrants seeking early childhood education careers

TeacherUp will help residents countywide enroll in college, connect with employers and receive wraparound support
Redwood City School District distributes COVID tests ahead of Thanksgiving break

Redwood City School District distributes COVID tests ahead of Thanksgiving break

Redwood City School District is asking all students and staff to test for COVID on Nov. 27 before returning to the classroom
Voters back school bonds Measure S and Measure W

Voters back school bonds Measure S and Measure W

San Mateo County Community College District to offer free classes for spring semester

San Mateo County Community College District to offer free classes for spring semester

The bill only waives fees for the San Mateo County district because it is a high cost-of-living region
School bonds on this year’s ballot receive major contributions from developers

School bonds on this year’s ballot receive major contributions from developers

Roughly 95% of funding for Measures S and W came from contractors, consultants and other business entities
In San Mateo County, school districts' state test scores are a mixed bag, with many seeing performance declines

In San Mateo County, school districts' state test scores are a mixed bag, with many seeing performance declines

This is the first time districts have reported scores since the pandemic froze testing
Amid ominous signs, California releases first student test scores since the pandemic

Amid ominous signs, California releases first student test scores since the pandemic

The way state education officials have handled the rollout of results suggests that the news is not good
U.S. parents are worried about school shootings, survey says

U.S. parents are worried about school shootings, survey says

Of the 69% of parents who said they were worried about a shooting at their child's school, 37% said they were "somewhat worried," while 32% said they were either "very worried" or "extremely worried."
Woodside High teacher shares first-hand account of lockdown on campus

Woodside High teacher shares first-hand account of lockdown on campus

"There were several students who found the experience challenging emotionally," they said. One student was in tears and had to be excused from the test and sent to the nurse's office, the teacher said.
New early childhood education center will open in Redwood City

New early childhood education center will open in Redwood City

Safari Kid will host their inauguration event on October 18