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Opening would depend on widespread testing, sound hygiene and social distancing practices, and local conditions.
A federal suit filed in California claims that federal eligibility rules arbitrarily excluded as many as 800,000 community college students from receiving federal coronavirus assistance.
UC's Napolitano plan conflicts in part with faculty position and could be very influential nationally. UC regents are to vote on the issue next week.
Survey finds many providers cannot afford to stay closed much longer; when they do fully reopen, they'll face added expenses and social distancing restrictions.
With almost all LA Unified students now connected to online learning, superintendent shares latest details on summer school program.
The state does not require taking attendance while campuses are closed, but teachers are finding innovative ways to stay in touch with students.
Students' basic needs for love and belonging must be met before getting back to meaningful academic learning.
Problems with visas, money and travel may block international students’ return. Colleges fear the lost revenue will reduce academic programs and staffing.
With schools urged to provide more distance between students, it is ill-advised to crowd more students into merged campuses, advocates say.
Cutting more than 20 percent in state funding would compound the pandemic's impact on schools; educators hope Newsom recognizes the harm and won't cut that much.
Instead of decorations, gifts and luncheons, Teacher Appreciation Week is a little simpler this year.
Testing starts with 5,000 on-campus students and later expands to 65,000 people. Students who test positive for the virus will be offered isolated dorm rooms with meals.
School districts argue budget cuts warrant spending flexibility; equity advocates argue high-needs students need resources they're entitled to.
Just as they are being asked to do more, districts will have less.
College staff who work with students and understand their needs are key.