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March 24, 2021
Across the country, 32% of 4th-grade students have been offered hybrid instruction and 47% have been offered fully in-person instruction.
March 23, 2021
A local parent group is pushing back against a tentative agreement reached Friday between West Contra Costa Unified and its employee unions to offer limited in-person instruction beginning April 19. The group is considering suing the district if it doesn't return to full in-person instruction.
March 18, 2021
Thurmond felt pressured by county school superintendents to decree all campuses be closed after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency.
March 8, 2021
West Contra Costa Unified has committed to an in-person summer school program in an effort to reduce learning loss over the past year.
February 19, 2021
Teachers have crafted weeks and even months-long lessons culminating with the historic Mars rover landing on Feb. 18.
February 9, 2021
Many districts are seeing surges in Fs and Ds during distance learning, prompting a revision of expectations and policies around grades.
January 22, 2021
Though it’s unclear when in-person instruction will resume, West Contra Costa Unified is creating a “virtual academy” option for the fall.
January 21, 2021
An after-school tutoring program kicked off amid the global health crisis is showing early promise in pockets of Los Angeles Unified, where a drop in grades among students has upended the nation’s second-largest school district’s approach to grading and instruction.
January 19, 2021
A state-funded program is designing strategies for families to keep kids learning at home even when in-person preschool is canceled.
January 4, 2021
School districts and cities are looking to creating their own local Wifi networks as a long term solution to the digital divide, and an alternative to hotspots.
December 24, 2020
An EdSource survey of the state’s 58 counties shows most California students are learning online, and many districts that had not reopened for face-to-face instruction are postponing their plans, if only temporarily, during current health crisis.
November 30, 2020
The impact from school closures last spring proved worrisome but not as dire as projected by the assessment organization NWEA.
November 24, 2020
As California faces another coronavirus surge, scientists and museum guides are taking to Zoom to meet students at home.