The Berkeley Unified School District, or BUSD, saw 62 teachers and 53 classified staff absent from school on Wednesday due to the isolation of COVID-19. The high number of absences is a trend that started Monday and continues today, according to BUSD spokeswoman Trish McDermott. She added that the school district had also processed 25 …

The labor shortage has hit the Jordan School District to start the new calendar year. Authorities say more than a dozen school bus drivers did not come to work on Monday, forcing many students to wait. District officials say they have faced a year-round shortage of school bus drivers, as have other school districts across …

to cook After two tight ballots, the Altoona region school board appointed Chris Cook as the vacant principal of the school on Monday evening. Cook, whose appointment is effective immediately, will serve a two-year term on the school board that was released early last month with the resignation of former board chair Sharon Bream. “I …

The Education Department has launched a COVID-19 command center to improve communication between school districts and principals to minimize infections and prevent school closures, the mayor said Monday morning. Eric Adams and Chancellor of Schools David Banks. During an appearance in the Bronx, Adams said the command center would be in operation to combat the …

A winter storm containing heavy snowfall was expected to batter the District of Columbia, northern Virginia and central Maryland overnight, bringing at least 3-7 inches of snow to the area until Monday after -midday. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for the area from 1 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST Monday. Wind …

Santa Ana High School President Mater Dei leaves following an alleged hazing scandal involving the school’s legendary football program. Father Walter E. Jenkins, who started at Mater Dei in July, resigned from school at the end of the winter break, according to a letter sent on Saturday by Erin Barisano, the superintendent of schools for …

Open membership for Sertoma Leona Valley Sertoma is looking for new members. Her breakfast meetings are held at 8 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month at Jack’s Place, 40352 90th St. West. Seniors can play pickleball Learn to play pickleball, a modified form of paddle tennis, during a group of players …

7 p.m. ET Paolo uggettiESPN ARLINGTON, Texas – The home that Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built continues to be the home of Alabama coach Nick Saban. In No.1 Alabama’s seventh appearance in the college football playoffs, the sport’s dominant power over the past decade has beaten No.4 Cincinnati, the first non-Power 5 team in …

NEW ROCHELLE, NY – The New Rochelle City School District has become the last in Westchester County to temporarily switch to distance education rather than in-person classes, when students return from break on Monday. In a letter to the families, Superintendent Jonathan Raymond said the district would not resume face-to-face classes until at least January …

Shraavya Pydisetti started his non-profit organization Project Querencia. High school junior Coppell said she just wanted a way to give back to the community that gave her so much. “Querencia” means a place where a person feels safe or at home in Spanish. She and her friends on her subdivision give back in different ways. …