Stege Elementary in Richmond was primed to reinvent itself from one of California's lowest performing schools to one that helped its black and Latino students achieve academically. Instead, the school faces teacher layoffs.
More than half a million students live in California’s rural areas. The challenges they face at home often spill over to school: chronic absenteeism, lack of college preparation and college isolation, and limited access to technology.
Disconnected: When rural students lack the internet at home tells how two Central Valley school districts are trying to help many of their students overcome the hardship of not having Internet access at home.