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Most of the University of California’s nine undergraduate campuses have now significantly curtailed their reopening plans.
A bill that would have shielded districts that follow safety and health precautions from being sued failed to move forward.
State replaced previous county monitoring list with four-tiered system at end of August to simplify tracking based on two Covid-19 metrics.
The US Department of Agriculture announced Monday that it will allow schools to offer free grab-and-go meals to any student, regardless of eligibility, as they did over the summer.
Get quick answers to some of the most common questions as schools and colleges start the new school year.
Many of the decisions about how schools reopen for the fall will be made locally. Find guidance for your county as well as other state and national agencies.
Parent leaders can be crucial for helping low-income families and those who do not speak English navigate distance learning.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has returned to its pre-Covid rules of free meals only to students who qualify for free and reduced priced meals, leaving out those who relied on free grab-and-go meals over the summer.
Teachers should nurture relationships with parents, just as they do with their students.
Special education, homeless and foster students are priority groups that can return in separate cohorts with up to 14 children and two adults.
Some teachers report less engagement with cameras off, but anxiety, tech glitches and privacy concerns could keep some students from turning them on.
Massive wildfires have become an annual event in California, and they are the first test of how schools can handle a crisis while distance learning.
Funders can play a vital role in helping students complete a college degree in these challenging times.
During this crisis, schools and teachers should focus on keeping students engaged and learning.
Conflicting direction from the state added to confusion over whether schools could continue in-person instruction in Mendocino County.