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.
Hundreds of schools, some more than an hour from the fire zones, closed due to poor air quality. Others closed due to fire hazards.
An EdSource special report on how the housing crisis has forced more students into homelessness.
Nearly 15,000 children living in shelters, motels, cars or "doubled up" with other families
An audio story on the challenges facing homeless students in Oakland and the resources available to them, like the Dreamcatcher Youth Shelter
Over a quarter of the state’s nearly 10,500 schools report zero homeless students meaning homeless students in those districts aren't receiving the specialized assistance required by state and federal law.
Tears, stress and absenteeism are increasingly common among immigrant students, teachers say.
As California's strict vaccination law turns a year old, vaccination rates have reached their highest levels.
Many California schools aren't reporting whether girls have equal access to high school sports teams, a new study from Legal Aid at Work finds.
As a society, we need to be more comfortable discussing suicide with children.
The statewide rate for kindergartners who are vaccinated reaches 95.6 percent.
California lags behind 40 other states in spending money on children for services such as education and healthcare, according to a new report.
The percentage of kindergartners who received all required vaccines rose to 95.6 percent in 2016-17.
Some schools are replacing asphalt play yards with trees, flowers, and vegetables.
A California ballot initiative would legalize recreational marijuana use for adults.
Superintendent emphasizes the importance of health.