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Oakland Unified starts school Aug. 10 with all students in virtual classes for at least the first month; in-person instruction will phase in
As coronavirus cases spike across California more school districts are making the decision to educate students online next school year.
Districts are starting to finalize reopening plans for the coming school year amidst uncertainty.
Here’s what has been issued so far from the state, county offices and other agencies.
Incoming and current college students report heightened financial and coursework distress, new survey finds.
UCSD has one of the nation’s most detailed reopening plans, but with virus cases rising, administrators are unsure it will be enough.
Attorney General Becerra charges education secretary exceeded her authority, diverted money from low-income public schools.
Professional development for teachers is key to closing opportunity gaps.
Teachers realize there is more to distance learning than keeping the children’s study skills fresh, and adapt their classes to meet the need.
Our economy cannot successfully reopen if we do not support the health and safety of child care providers in the coming months.
In California, leaders of 37% of outdoor education programs said they will remain closed due to lack of financing after the coronavirus pandemic.
The California Teachers Association says a 45-year-old law on classroom recordings prevents districts from requiring live online instruction.
California’s smallest school districts struggle to pay for supplies, staff and technology needed to reopen schools.
School districts prefer late payments to budget cuts but some districts will bear a larger burden, and it may be years before deferrals are paid off.
Students want to help solve real-world challenges, the pandemic presents an opportunity to empower them.