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.
Districts anticipate huge demand for mental health services, but funding will be tight for new staff.
High School fall sports is on hold in California until at least December. When sports resume, there will likely be a two-season system combining winter and spring sports.
All staff and students in grades 3-12 will be required to wear face coverings, and those who don’t can be sent home to learn via distance learning.
Close to a fifth of the cases were among children, about a third were among staff and another third were among parents.
Eureka Union School District in Granite Bay reached out to teachers and schools in Germany, China, Finland and Austria to get advice on how to reopen schools.
Children need free play time to 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.