Safety measures can help lower, but not eliminate, the risk of virus transmission.
Have we made sure all schools and classrooms have adequate fresh air ventilation to reduce coronavirus transmission? If the answer is no, students and staff will get sick.
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Protests are emerging in districts where teachers are required to conduct distance learning from their physical classrooms.
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.
Community members handed out free water, snacks and hand sanitizer as students and families marched down Broadway.
President of State Board of Education in California says that schools won't reopen until state meets a complex set of requirements spelled out by Gov. Newsom to ensure student and adult safety.
Students talk about how they and their families are coping with the coronavirus lockdown.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
Experts say lack of child care, limited access to internet and computers for some, and teacher training would hinder online learning for many schools.
California Governor Gavin Newsom agreed to sign legislation that tightens restrictions on medical exemptions that allow students to attend school without all the required vaccinations if lawmakers promise to pass revisions in a second bill.
The bill would allow the state to review a medical exemption if a child attends a school with an immunization rate of less than 95 percent.
When school opened in 2018, charter and private schools reported lower vaccination rates than traditional public schools.