Nystrom Elementary School in Richmond is revamping its literacy program this year with a greater emphasis on phonics both in lessons and one-on-one intervention, as well as on classroom discussion and grade-level, culturally relevant texts.
A new state law addresses the reality this fall for many families: Their child missed kindergarten because of the pandemic. Should they move on to first grade?
Parents are entitled to information on the pros and cons.
The once-in-a-lifetime pandemic drove Congress and two presidential administrations to approve $69 billion in Covid relief for higher education with the highest amount, more than $9.5 billion, for California colleges and universities.
As schools open their doors across California, life remains far from normal for families participating in EdSource's families project. Some families are opting to remain in distance learning, while in Lucerne Valley, students embrace attending five days a week.