The bill, favored by student rights groups, would end a “loophole” allowing districts to freely use unspent money intended for “high-needs” students.
Three bills that would have allowed California teachers to take fewer tests to prove they are ready to teach died Monday.
State replaced previous county monitoring list with four-tiered system at end of August to simplify tracking based on two Covid-19 metrics.
New system creates confusion as some counties that were no longer on state monitoring list find themselves effectively back on with most restrictive purple rating.
Massive wildfires have become an annual event in California, and they are the first test of how schools can handle a crisis while distance learning.
During this crisis, schools and teachers should focus on keeping students engaged and learning.
Power outages due to heat wave could affect California residents through Wednesday, governor promises flexibility if schools are affected.
Forthcoming guidance permitting limited openings will apply to districts in counties on the coronavirus watch list, where schools are shut down.
The governor wants to reimagine the state’s Broadband Council and ramp up efforts to connect all students to technology during distance learning.
Backlog of records is expected to be added to county data within 72 hours, which will allow the state to unfreeze its county monitoring list.
After the data issues are resolved, counties will be able to make decisions about elementary school waivers, state official says.
The state plans to spend an additional $650 million on special education under new law.
Many school districts will have to ditch plans for hybrid learning and in-person classes at the start of the school year.
County health directors would decide whether to allow small groups of students into schools or open up districts in remote corners of counties.
Campuses in 32 of the state’s 58 counties are unlikely to open for the start of the new school year.