Quarantine orders and disengagement from school are leading to higher absenteeism, experts say. They fear students may fall even further behind.
Black students far more likely to face disciplinary measures for missing school, statewide data shows.
Two San Francisco Bay Area districts are expanding outreach to their most vulnerable students including those who are homeless, foster youth.
Foster students miss the most school days of any group of students in the state.
California is working with the Ad Council to provide communication tips for schools.
Some parents struggle with the logistics of getting children to school.
The new federal education law requires the change.
California officials plan to better track absenteeism.
School-based health centers in California will take the lead in educating school staff and families nationwide about asthma attacks triggered by dust, mold, smoke and chemical cleaning products, according to a new federal grant.