As the coronavirus upends schools and colleges, students must navigate a new reality that has thrown many of their plans into disarray. In this section, hear first-hand about their experiences and how they are confronting the challenges they face.
The prospect of returning to UCLA for in-person classes after the pandemic was scary, but in the end, I found some of my worries were overblown.
What a California high school girl discovered about herself while living with cancer.
Members of EdSource's California Student Journalism Corps asked students at several California campuses, as well as one professor, what they felt was the optimal mix of online versus in-person instruction.
The end of California's mask mandate for schools Monday meant students and school staff no longer have to wear masks to school, but many still did.
War worries distract California college students with families, friends in Russia and Ukraine.
Supportive relationships with adults in their lives can help youth weather pandemic-related stress and steer clear of abusive relationships.
Journalism major gets the scoop on how to love Cal State LA: It's about finding those who share your passion. For her, it was in a newsroom.
Father's consistent focus on college and support through challenging times helped guide this student to grad school.
Recent high-school grad and first-generation college student advises other students: Stretch yourself and seek support from your school and communities.
Members of the EdSource Community Network, including students, parents, teachers and early education providers talk about their back-to-school concerns in the face of the delta variant.
Though tough and lonely, a year of distance learning offered its own opportunities for growth and learning.
A student's perspective on college during Covid.
California State University's decision to require all students and staff to be vaccinated before they can return to campus this fall has triggered a range of reactions from students.
The challenges of distance learning left many incoming freshmen worried about needing extra help to succeed in college.
While arts programs support academic and school climate goals, they are often the first to be cut from the budget.