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.
Children need free play time children exercise their bodies and practice their social and emotional skills.
As coronavirus cases spike across California more school districts are making the decision to educate students online next school year.
Schools should work with nonprofits and government agencies to pay for expanded services, panelists say.
Teachers realize there is more to distance learning than keeping the children’s study skills fresh, and adapt their classes to meet the need.
As food needs for California's community college students have increased, their campus food pantries face stagnant budgets.
Systemic racism profoundly hurts our children by immersing them in sustained, dehumanizing trauma.
As schools prepare for the upcoming academic year, mental health must be a primary planning focus.
State guidance offers recommendations, but school districts will decide conditions and safety measures for reopening campuses.
Doctors urge schools to reopen, but some parents are reluctant to put children at risk.
Community members handed out free water, snacks and hand sanitizer as students and families marched down Broadway.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
More than half of California students surveyed after campuses closed said they need mental health services.
Chancellor Tim White said it will be necessary for classes to continue being held virtually because of "evolving data" on the coronavirus.
With no routine and limited access to services, students and their families are feeling stressed and overwhelmed.
The federal stimulus bill will pump $1.7 billion to California’s colleges and universities to cope with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. At least half of that money will go directly to students.