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March 24, 2020
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
March 18, 2020
Nearly all California K-12 districts closed to avoid spread of coronavirus while few in rural remain open
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
March 5, 2020
Experts say lack of child care, limited access to internet and computers for some, and teacher training would hinder online learning for many schools.
September 6, 2019
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.
September 4, 2019
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.
August 7, 2019
When school opened in 2018, charter and private schools reported lower vaccination rates than traditional public schools.
June 20, 2019
Proposed changes to California's 2015 vaccination law now being considered in the Legislature would limit medical exemptions.
May 9, 2019
The sex education recommendations are part of the state's overall health education framework approved by the board and have generated fierce opposition from conservative religious groups.
May 6, 2019
With the State Board of Education set to vote on new teaching guidelines, groups have launched an aggressive effort to remove recommendations focused on LGBTQ inclusiveness and others they deem too explicit for young students.
March 27, 2019
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, a pediatrician who Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed in January, is recognized as a pioneer in the study of how adverse childhood experiences affect brain development and life-long health.
December 18, 2018
As needs far outpace resources, districts are increasingly turning to outside partnerships to provide services that they see as crucial to a student's success.
November 14, 2018
The Trump administration proposes to deny people green cards for using Medi-Cal or food stamps. Benefits received by U.S. citizen children cannot be taken into account, under the draft regulations. But experts say parents could pull hundreds of thousands of California children out of health and nutrition programs out of fear.
September 18, 2018
The state ranks at or near the bottom nationwide in student access to health and counseling services. But all schools could offer basic care for $90 in added annual spending per student, report finds.