State education officials are calling on more companies and individuals to donate laptops and WiFi hotspots for students.
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
Over 90 percent of California students are either out of school now or projected to be in the next few days as rural schools also begin to close in larger numbers.
Fitness testing too often causes anxiety and shame among students, officials say.
California is doing a better job serving children in some areas, but received an 'F' grade for its school mental health services.
Shootings, fires and social media have left students stressed and anxious. Counselors say it’s hard to keep up.
“It’s a sad day in Saugus, sad day in Los Angeles County and the nation,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said.
Hundreds of schools were closed for multiple days in October, leaving school districts worried about losing instruction days and state funds.
Schools and colleges across the state have had to shut their doors this week due to smoke, power shutoffs or direct fire danger.
$150 million for testing, remediation would remove lead in schools statewide but based on a standard that pediatricians say is still hazardous.
When school opened in 2018, charter and private schools reported lower vaccination rates than traditional public schools.
The questions on the children’s survey focus on experiences that range from sexual and physical abuse to parents separating or getting a divorce.
Proposed changes to California's 2015 vaccination law now being considered in the Legislature would limit medical exemptions.
About two-thirds of teenagers reported that they keep their mobile devices in bed or within reach at night.
Some school districts emerge as models for serving foster youth, but others are doing little to target them with specific programs.