Districts signed agreements before reopening campuses that included everything from retroactive raises and bonuses to ongoing salary increases.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday reiterated his call for schools to reopen for full-time in-person instruction in the fall.
State officials plan to retire the “Blueprint for a Safer Economy” color-coded tier system on June 15, and said they expect full-time in-person instruction in the fall.
Learn more about the state's tiered system of assessing coronavirus risk and how it relates to schools.
Long Beach pilot program does a lot of what Newsom wants to do statewide with early transfer guarantees.
The bill provides $2 billion in incentives for schools to reopen for special needs and other students, beginning with the earliest grades.
Under the deal, $2 billion in incentives would require opening up all elementary grades and partially middle and high schools in the “red tier.”
More than $500 million was left on the table last year because students didn't submit applications for financial aid.
Assembly Budget Committee Chairman Phil Ting says school districts’ criticism of a proposed deal shows they want money but no accountability.
Newsom’s plan to reserve 10% of vaccines for teachers could lead to more schools reopening, but it could take too long to satisfy many parents if teachers insist on being fully immunized before returning
Lawmakers would offer $2 billion to bring back elementary school students after April 15; Newsom favors a speedier timetable.
Gov. Gavin Newsom’s K-12 education budget proposal includes a cost of living adjustment that allows some districts to avoid cuts next year.
Across California, nearly half of all districts with elementary schools have reopened them to in-person or hybrid learning. White students more likely to be attending school in-person.
Disagreements over vaccinations and extensive Covid testing appear among issues yet to be resolved for elementary students to return to class.
A waiver that allows teacher candidates to teach while completing required exams and courses is the latest action to ease teaching requirements.