Asthma, dental decay and diabetes are some of the most common health conditions students bring with them into the classroom – and cause students to miss school. Schools are forming partnerships for student health in a variety of ways, including school-based health centers that provide low-cost medical, dental and counseling services to students.
Gov. Gavin Newsom's decision to allow school districts to enforce the state mask mandate has parents demanding they drop the requirement.
For schools to adapt to the health threats from our rapidly warming climate, they need improved heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems that filter pollution and infectious particles from the air.
Stretching and breathing exercises can help students relax and focus as schools reopen for in-person instruction in the fall.
Reversing from previous policy, UC says students and staff must be vaccinated this fall even if no vaccine receives full FDA approval.
Cardona was in Los Angeles to emphasize the need for students to reconnect with one another after a year spent mostly in isolation.
The guidelines are stricter than CDC guidelines, which say that students and teachers do not have to wear masks if they've been vaccinated.
U.S. and California health officials recently expanded emergency authorization for the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for anyone ages 12 and up.
California school districts have plenty of money for robust summer school programs this year, but teachers may just be too tired to sign up.
With a continuing surge in revenue, the governor would expand community schools and create a $500 college savings account for every low-income first grader.
CSU and UC will wait for full FDA approval before requiring Covid-19 vaccinations, but it's unclear if that will happen by the fall terms.
The state bought 5 million test kits, which can produce results in 15 minutes, and will provide them at no charge and teach how to use them.
Gun control alone isn't enough. Social and emotional programs are needed to help address the root causes of violence.
A Senate bill that's gaining traction could lead to free school meals for all California K-12 students starting 2022-23.
Children may soon be eligible for Covid-19 vaccinations, potentially helping California schools to fully reopen for in-person instruction.
About 40% of PE teachers in California said their instructional time has been cut back, a recent report says.