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Carolyn Jones is a senior reporter at EdSource. She was a reporter for 17 years at the San Francisco Chronicle, where she covered local government, the environment, breaking news and other beats. She’s also worked at the Oakland Tribune and Hayward Daily Review.
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Schools can serve as a hub for an entire community after a disaster, experts say.
September 29, 2020
Debate swirls over safety and liability as some high-needs students head back to the classroom.
September 28, 2020
Advocates are worried thousands of cases are not being reported since teachers stopped seeing students in person.
September 23, 2020
Heather Calomese talks to EdSource about distance learning, social justice and the future of special education.
September 18, 2020
Parents are skeptical that distance learning will ever work for children with disabilities.
August 17, 2020
The state plans to spend an additional $650 million on special education under new law.
August 7, 2020
Teachers are working long hours to engage students who are most likely to drop out during campus closures.
August 6, 2020
Districts anticipate huge demand for mental health services, but funding will be tight for new staff.
July 27, 2020
Demands for police reforms include increasing mental health services which are seen as key to helping young people, especially Black students, succeed studies say.
July 24, 2020
Schools should work with nonprofits and government agencies to pay for expanded services, panelists say.
July 10, 2020
As districts disband or reform their police units, policymakers consider how to improve campus safety statewide.
June 30, 2020
Full funding, teacher recruitment and early childhood programs are included in a wide-ranging disability platform.
June 26, 2020
But the state needs to take stronger action to reform campus discipline, advocates say.
June 25, 2020
Breathing exercises can help students cope with stress and improve their ability to learn, studies say.