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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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Upon returning to campus, students will not be able to catch up academically until they feel good emotionally, experts say.
April 15, 2021
About 40% of PE teachers in California said their instructional time has been cut back, a recent report says.
April 1, 2021
Ethnic studies classes help, but schools and colleges can do more to curb racism, advocates say.
March 22, 2021
'No one is sure what to expect': Schools, colleges add more counseling services to address student mental health
Schools and colleges are preparing for a rush of student mental health needs as campuses reopen for in-person instruction.
March 16, 2021
Increased screen time and isolation during the pandemic are contributing to a rise in anorexia, bulimia, and binge-eating.
March 11, 2021
The bill provides $2 billion in incentives for schools to reopen for special needs and other students, beginning with the earliest grades.
March 4, 2021
Why some school districts are open for in-person instruction but in some cases, neighboring ones aren’t
A complex set of factors dictate how and when districts decide to reopen schools, leading to widely varying schedules.
February 25, 2021
Homeless students in L.A. charter schools struggle more than peers at traditional schools, study finds
New research shows graduation rates among homeless students at charter schools are more than a third lower than those at traditional public schools.
February 24, 2021
Students who won’t wear masks or socially distance create for a “nerve-wracking” work environment.
February 16, 2021
The data points to a widening achievement gap between white and Black students.
February 8, 2021
‘Invisible’ homeless students may be missing out on services they need. Many may not be counted during the pandemic, advocates say.
January 27, 2021
State officials should push harder for safety measures that could allow schools to reopen, a newly formed parent group says.
January 26, 2021
Amid political strife, some school districts have been discouraging political discussions.
January 20, 2021
Black students far more likely to face disciplinary measures for missing school, statewide data shows.
December 23, 2020
Schools should join with health agencies and nonprofits to provide mental and physical health services for families, state commission says.