EdSource is tracking the movement of counties between four tiers in the state’s color-coded monitoring list, which is updated every Tuesday.
Over 90% of California students now attend schools that are not permitted to offer in-person instruction in regular classes unless they began offering them before their county was in the purple tier.
Surging Covid-19 cases pushed three more counties into the most restrictive tier on the state tracking system, putting plans to reopen school campuses on pause.
Along with more Covid testing of students, the superintendents want the state to set standards covering all aspects of reopening schools.
L.A. Unified’ next school board will guide the district through the pandemic and influence the future of charter schools in Los Angeles.
Safety measures can help lower, but not eliminate, the risk of virus transmission.
The campus reopenings represent the largest return to school in a major metropolitan area in California so far this year.
Almost two-thirds of voters don't want their children to return to school now because of concerns about the coronavirus, according to a poll commissioned by the CTA
Debate swirls over safety and liability as some high-needs students head back to the classroom.
Safety protocols, potential lawsuits, input from parents and teachers are among the factors districts must weigh.
Complicated, ever-shifting set of unique factors will affect school reopening plans.
Lucerne Valley Elementary in San Bernardino County was one of the first public schools in the state to get approval to reopen.
Conflicting direction from the state added to confusion over whether schools could continue in-person instruction in Mendocino County.
Protests are emerging in districts where teachers are required to conduct distance learning from their physical classrooms.
School districts, charter and private schools would have to meet safety requirements. Counties could limit the number of approvals.