“As we had deliberate and anticipated, speedy testing is allowing us to shortly determine Covid-positive circumstances as faculty college students return to campus,” Stanford nicely being officers mentioned in a well being alert Monday night time. After Oakland Unified distributed 1000’s of at-home Covid exams and held a particular testing clinic, about 900 faculty college students and staff examined optimistic for Covid, based mostly on the district. Ghaly additionally launched that, as of Wednesday, 6.2 million at-home checks have been delivered to counties to distribute to colleges. There has already been an “overwhelming absentee charge” amongst lecturers throughout the San Francisco Unified Faculty district this week, the newspaper reported, with central office directors and the superintendent of schools performing as substitutes. A gaggle of Oakland Unified lecturers and college staff from Skyline Excessive Faculty and a minimal of 5 completely different schools are planning to name in sick Friday in protest of what they see as lax Covid safety protocols by the district.