The coronavirus is upending life as we know it for everyone and challenging institutions from pre-school 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.
Increasingly school districts say they will stay closed at least until the first week of May
School districts are consulting with health authorities in setting closure dates, and increasingly are doing so along with all districts in their counties.
California's shut down leaves many families in need of food. Throughout the state food banks are partnering with schools to deliver meals to families as well as school children.
Gaps in access to technology forces teacher to innovate to reach his students and their parents.
The health crisis has high school seniors worried about college enrollment deadlines. Other concerns rise about grades and financial aid. Colleges promise some flexibility.
California's need for nurses and physicians to fight Covid-19 could find help among graduating nurses and medical students but actions are needed to get them into the hospitals.
The money for education is a small piece of a record $2 trillion in coronavirus relief but vitally needed as a recession looms in California.
Schools and teachers must focus on creative, workable solutions to provide their students with education during school closures.
Child care programs increasingly face closure, putting a strain on businesses and parents watching children at home while working.
EdSource is tracking schools in California that have closed due to the coronavirus.
Some districts had cut back on services for disabled students out of fear of lawsuits over equity.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
Mental health experts say during this time of heightened anxiety, finding ways to cope and create stability are key to maintaining a healthy outlook.
Senate bill could open the door for districts to waive federal special education law.
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.