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EdSource is tracking the movement of counties between four tiers in the state’s color-coded monitoring list, which is updated every Tuesday.
Four more counties join ‘purple’ tier, bringing the total to 45.
As California faces another coronavirus surge, scientists and museum guides are taking to Zoom to meet students at home.
Family life has been disrupted in innumerable ways during the pandemic, including the nature of our relationship to screens.
Kusema Thomas II looked forward to sixth grade in a new Los Angeles Unified magnet school but connecting problems cost him six weeks of virtual classes. Now, his father wants tutoring help.
Roadschooling, a full-time lifestyle for some, has a new batch of converts. Families dissatisfied with distance learning are heading out to see the country.
Over 90% of California students now attend schools that are not permitted to offer in-person instruction in regular classes unless they began offering them before their county was in the purple tier.
View public and private schools in LA County who have approved waivers to open with this interactive map.
Surging Covid-19 cases pushed three more counties into the most restrictive tier on the state tracking system, putting plans to reopen school campuses on pause.
With most instruction now remote and with less class time, students don’t spend as much time exposed to their new language.
When the delivery of high-quality instruction depends on reliable, high-speed broadband connections for every student anyone lacking these resources gets left behind.
Federal education officials said they will not waive testing requirements for the 2020-21 school year.
Keeping students active is crucial for their mental and physical health — especially now, teachers say.
The State Board of Education will vote this week on whether to shorten the state’s annual standardized tests in math and English language arts.
Along with more Covid testing of students, the superintendents want the state to set standards covering all aspects of reopening schools.