The coronavirus has upended life as we know it for everyone and challenging institutions from preschool to higher education that serve students to deliver care and instruction. EdSource is committed to riding out this crisis with you to provide accurate, timely and useful information to help you make good choices for yourself and your families.
At least five rural schools temporarily closed this week to stop Covid outbreaks from spreading. More are planning to close next week.
Focusing only on "learning loss" rather than all the ways students and teachers have grown can lead us into deficit-thinking and lowered expectations for our students.
Teachers talk about how they are building relationships, addressing technology burnout and teaching social-emotional learning as campuses reopen.
Independent study is now the only option for quarantined students; superintendents warn the regulations are too constraining.
Independent study is this year's at-home alternative to in-person instruction for parents worried about contracting Covid. How will it work?
With the FDA fully approving the Pfizer vaccine, more students and staff at California colleges will need to be vaccinated this fall.
Many small districts educated students who fled urban areas due to Covid, yet weren't compensated, with a big impact on their budgets.
Members of the EdSource Community Network, including students, parents, teachers and early education providers talk about their back-to-school concerns in the face of the delta variant.
The district is giving students and staff until Nov. 19. Students who don't meet that date will need to enroll in independent study.
Our current vaccinations rates are far below what experts say we need to control spread of new Covid variants.
Teachers from West Contra Costa Unified will be reaching out to families one-on-one to address anxieties and ask about hopes for the next year.
Though tough and lonely, a year of distance learning offered its own opportunities for growth and learning.
At least 30% of California students surveyed by the ACLU said they'd lost a loved one during the pandemic. Some had lost multiple relatives.
A student's perspective on college during Covid.