The forecast is mixed for special education students. Many will be behind academically, but some thrived with distance learning.
District officials approved an “action statement” to reassure doubtful families that all students will be allowed back to campuses next school year.
As students return to in-person instruction, a new report says schools should take the opportunity to institute long-term changes with the funding they'll receive.
Upon returning to campus, students will not be able to catch up academically until they feel good emotionally, experts say.
Gov. Gavin Newsom on Wednesday reiterated his call for schools to reopen for full-time in-person instruction in the fall.
A San Diego County judge has declined to order that two school districts that were sued by a parent group be required to fully reopen by a set date.
Los Angeles Unified, the state's largest district, reopened for in-person learning amid ongoing lawsuits from parents pushing for a full reopening.
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Many families in neighborhoods with high Covid-19 death rates don't want a return to in-person learning, according to an L.A. Unified survey.
Many teachers agree that distance learning forced them to focus on what's important and to listen closely to the views of students.
Some districts will pivot quickly and return to full in-person instruction now; others say they can now start planning for the fall.
Across the country, 32% of 4th-grade students have been offered hybrid instruction and 47% have been offered fully in-person instruction.
After being apart from each other for so long, children may need to be retrained on how to socialize before they can be ready to learn.
The change could allow more students back to school for in-person instruction at the same time, reducing the need for hybrid instruction.
Thurmond felt pressured by county school superintendents to decree all campuses be closed after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency.