Families across California face a school year like no other as they confront a deadly pandemic that has upended the traditions of going back to school. Come along as EdSource reports how families are learning how to cope.
This video, “Education during Covid: California families struggle to learn,” is part of a continuing project by EdSource on how California families are struggling with learning during the Covid crisis. It includes photos and videos contributed by participating families.
Richmond’s Stege Elementary is on track for a redesign by the fall of 2020 to improve learning for its mostly black and Latino students. The school is slated to get new curriculums and teaching strategies.
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.