Asthma, dental decay and diabetes are some of the most common health conditions students bring with them into the classroom – and cause students to miss school. Schools are forming partnerships for student health in a variety of ways, including school-based health centers that provide low-cost medical, dental and counseling services to students.
The federal stimulus bill will pump $1.7 billion to California’s colleges and universities to cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. At least half of that money will go directly to students.
Teachers heard students were missing school and wanted to let students know they were being missed, too.
Lack of access to schools and transportation during the coronavirus crisis might cause kids to go hungry.
About 20 percent of California students do not have access to the internet at home.
Coronavirus creates need, opportunity for teachers to focus on social-emotional support for their students.
California's shut down leaves many families in need of food. Throughout the state food banks are partnering with schools to deliver meals to families as well as school children.
Darling-Hammond says state will double down to support school districts, families and students.
Schools and teachers must focus on creative, workable solutions to provide their students with education during school closures.
EdSource is tracking schools in California that have closed due to the coronavirus.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
Mental health experts say during this time of heightened anxiety, finding ways to cope and create stability are key to maintaining a healthy outlook.
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
School districts across California that closed to stem the coronavirus are now providing special food distributions to their students.
Most colleges and universities will refund housing and dining plans but not tuition; they say online classes worth the costs.