When the coronavirus pandemic hit, district officials had to find a new way to recruit and hire teacher candidates.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
Only about a third of California households in rural areas are subscribed to internet service, compared with 78 percent in urban areas.
Two federal grants will help California recruit teachers and mental health professionals to rural schools.
Central Valley math improvement project aims to triple students' math proficiency in eight districts in four years.