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In this episode of the Local News: Discussion about local happenings and events in town with comments and questions from you. Thank you for listening.

Tonight’s topics include:

  • Local neighbor roll call!
  • Bowling alley is slated to return to open when Alameda county enters red tier, in a couple of weeks
  • Superintendent of The Castro Valley School District joining us this evening to talk local school plans
  • Talk about timelines around school openings
  • Open question time kicks off
  • First is talk about the difference between public and private schools
  • Questions were asked about virtual versus in person scheduling and concepts
  • Report is delivered that every single employee of the district is being vaccinated
  • Mask requirements will be enforced for all students who come back to in-person learning
  • Discussion of whether there is state funding for additional days to the school year
  • Added information about what summer school will look like
  • There is a real move to bring kids back to school in order to give support & connections these kids need
  • Schools will not be able to accept PPE’s from parents as there are standard state requirements to attend to
  • Question taken about how graduation plans are moving forward for the year
  • Update on the status of the special education curriculum
  • Talk about which students will be required to wear masks > all of them
  • Next week there will be another board meeting on Wednesday (every other week)
  • Revisiting how much the district has learned and how the future will look very different

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