The California Department of Education formed its Emergency Services Team last October to help schools deal with emergencies like wildfires.
Fewer suspensions, more counseling for students should be the focus for schools, state advises in new discipline guidelines.
Testing up to 25 asymptomatic students and staff together can save time and money in some scenarios, with minimal disruption to instruction.
Covid test shortages and inconsistent protocols at schools are leaving California parents confused and frustrated.
Almost 35,000 California families filed a private school affidavit to home-school their children during the 2020-21 school year — more than double the number filed before the pandemic.
The vast majority of rural California students now have access to computers at home, but thousands still can't connect to the internet.
Thurmond felt pressured by county school superintendents to decree all campuses be closed after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency.
Craig Heimbichner was promoted in January to the position of education administrator in the charter schools division of the education department.
Black students far more likely to face disciplinary measures for missing school, statewide data shows.
Dashboard calculations of school performance can obscure the success of schools helping students who are several grade levels behind.
Heather Calomese talks to EdSource about distance learning, social justice and the future of special education.
Districts have incurred many new costs as a result of the pandemic and face budget deferrals and cuts as a result of the financial crisis.
State guidance offers recommendations, but school districts will decide conditions and safety measures for reopening campuses.
Doctors urge schools to reopen, but some parents are reluctant to put children at risk.
The superintendent of public instruction announced he is launching a training initiative to help end systematic racism in schools.