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.
It’s time to address racism and implicit bias in education and its impact on black and brown students, the Superintendent of Public Instruction said.
State hosts first panel for students to talk about their concerns about online classes and their mental health.
Oakland Unified school board temporarily waives its 2.0 GPA and senior project grad requirements during emergencies such as school closures.
The California Department of Education has provided guidance for districts, schools, teachers and parents of students in special education.
During a webinar viewed by 7,000 people, state officials encourage innovation to provide service and promise cooperation in weeks ahead.
A series of activities designed to teach math concepts inspired by children’s books is being piloted as part of a statewide early math initiative.