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Educators and community members in Oakland Unified and West Contra Costa Unified have established several fundraisers and other campaigns.
Cristina Zetino alternates between three different homes throughout the week while juggling work and classes.
CSU officials say their action does not mean testing is permanently dropped as an admissions requirement. Grade point averages will take on more weight.
The California Department of Education has provided guidance for districts, schools, teachers and parents of students in special education.
“Let's face it, there's been a digital divide in California for decades,” California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said.
Exams will include high-tech proctoring to discourage cheating. UC temporarily has dropped the tests as admissions requirements.
Many parents have questions about how to take on the role of educating their children during school closures due to the coronavirus pandemic
An unsung handful of employees at each UC campus facilitated the rapid transition to online instruction.
The change would help ease the stress for many of their peers during this challenging time, students say.
The county office of education is coordinating a multi-district use of a common distance learning platform and providing internet access.
Organizations like Head Start and the First 5 Association of California are sending census materials to homes and grocery stores.
When the coronavirus crisis has run its course, all of California’s schools and districts will need help to get back on their feet.
The biggest challenges are that schools will have to change schedules and the way students gather to ensure that there is adequate physical distancing.
Despite health crisis, students still want to earn college credit with good AP scores. Anti-cheating measures will be enforced for at-home tests scheduled in May.
LA Unified schools is planning to offer virtual summer school to all students to make up for lost learning as the district officially ends in-person instruction for this school year and offers online learning.