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Teacher shares tips for distance learning gleaned from teaching summer school during the pandemic.
At least 100,000 tablets with internet included will be ready for districts in time for the new school year, state officials said.
Building on summer pilot program, nonprofit group wants to help Oakland students in a program that gives low-income parents a stipend to oversee their child's online learning.
The obstacle is the way.
Protests are emerging in districts where teachers are required to conduct distance learning from their physical classrooms.
School districts, charter and private schools would have to meet safety requirements. Counties could limit the number of approvals.
As L.A. Unified finalized its distance learning plans, Oakland Unified and other districts were still negotiating with their teachers.
Sal Khan, a pioneer in distance learning, warns that distance learning does not replace the value of in-person instruction.
The revision stresses inclusion but keeps focus on four ethnic/racial groups: African Americans, Latinos, Asian Americans and Native Americans.
District expects to implement new credit recovery policies and procedures and to better train staff in their use for the 2020-21 school year.
These programs efficiently help our students and older adults, and therefore our whole society.
Many school districts will have to ditch plans for hybrid learning and in-person classes at the start of the school year.
In this new environment, the stakes are even higher.
California has put on hold most aspects of its school accountability system. Learn more about how the state is handling accountability during the coronavirus pandemic.
Five ways schools can prioritize the academic success and well-being of students.