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Returning to community college was no easy feat as a single mother and first-generation, low-income college student.
Whenever and however schools open for in-person instruction — during and after the pandemic — we cannot go back to business as usual.
More than $500 million was left on the table last year because students didn't submit applications for financial aid.
Online platform can help teachers spot and respond to students who are struggling.
Policymakers must leverage existing expertise, infrastructure and research when using additional funds for expanded learning.
State must enhance flexibility and resources for school districts even after students return to campus.
Many parents are calling for a safe and swift return to live in-person instruction as soon as possible.
The pandemic has created an opening to reexamine how schools operate and rethink how space is allocated.
Gov. Newsom should sit down with union leaders to negotiate a safe statewide reopening of all public schools for in-person instruction.
Legislators should provide clear directives to facilitate in-person instruction.
Taking a year off of work is a barrier for potential teachers, especially teachers of color, wanting to enter the teaching profession.
To open schools, Oakland Unified Superintendent Kyla Johnson-Trammell argues that school staff be included in Phase 1b of vaccine distribution.
California’s Master Plan for Early Learning and Care is a template for a better life, not only for our youngest children, but for women as well.
Schools need a comprehensive statewide dashboard like the one used to track student achievement so administrators and teachers can understand the relative risks and make informed decisions.
Tighter budgets have created greater competition for finite resources. As a result, we have seen funding for quality afterschool programming fall behind.