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.
Testing up to 25 asymptomatic students and staff together can save time and money in some scenarios, with minimal disruption to instruction.
The district is giving students and staff until Nov. 19. Students who don't meet that date will need to enroll in independent study.
Raging wildfires have become an annual threat to school districts in California's rural regions, and this year they are disrupting reopening plans.
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.