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It's possible that one day youth contributions to racial justice in the United States will be memorialized, just as they are in South Africa.
Systemic racism profoundly hurts our children by immersing them in sustained, dehumanizing trauma.
As schools prepare for the upcoming academic year, mental health must be a primary planning focus.
Protests help college student realize her voice is important in quest for justice.
Many California adults have impressive skillsets and knowledge bases that merit college-level credit.
College graduate mourns loss of last semester on campus, commencement ceremony.
Expanded learning programs provide essential support and child care to families throughout the state.
High school student adjusts to school, life in lockdown.
The pandemic threatens to derail the pathways to college and career for too many California students.
Transition to distance learning might have been less bumpy if parents and students were consulted.
Instead of fixating on grievances against the new regulations, it is time to direct energy toward improving their application.
We must recognize that effective online learning involves more than just moving a course syllabus and lectures online.
The future of learning must be co-designed by the students, families and educators, who are experts on the needs of their communities.
Instead of baleful predictions, let's focus on the changes that should come about.
Students' basic needs for love and belonging must be met before getting back to meaningful academic learning.