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.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond is urging the small district in Tulare County to close.
Mental health experts say during this time of heightened anxiety, finding ways to cope and create stability are key to maintaining a healthy outlook.
Life may not be the same, but for some California college students staying on campus provides a refuge, especially for those with nowhere to go.
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
School districts across California that closed to stem the coronavirus are now providing special food distributions to their students.
Most colleges and universities will refund housing and dining plans but not tuition; they say online classes worth the costs.
Interactive map: Rural districts join closure list at a quickening pace
Rural schools need to overcome tough challenges in providing distance learning, meals and child care to parents who are unable to care for their children.
Over 90 percent of California students are either out of school now or projected to be in the next few days as rural schools also begin to close in larger numbers.
Newsom said he’s not ready to override superintendents in mainly small, rural districts that will remain open.
More than 1,200 public and private K-12 schools have announced closures or moved to online learning due to concerns about coronavirus.
Los Angeles Unified and San Diego Unified become latest California districts to announce temporary closures.
Colleges and universities are cancelling in-person classes across the state.
Gov. Newsom points to problems in closing them including providing meals to children and that parents who are doctors, nurses, first responders and other emergency personnel may need to stay home to take care of their children.
School districts can't cancel testing without approval, but they can delay it to later in the school year.