In today’s environment of rapidly expanding technological options for schools and teachers, the question of what technologies work best in the classroom is an evolving one.
Donation brings total funding to $12 million to purchase devices and internet access for students to help provide distance learning.
Some charter schools with technology already in place are putting greater emphasis on family support during the coronavirus pandemic.
Researchers and California educators discussed the state of education and distance learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
More than a month since most schools first closed, at least 270,000 students remain disconnected to the internet at home.
Privacy experts share best practices for video as California schools make the switch to online learning.
Donations announced Monday are beginning to chip away at the daunting task of connecting all students to devices and internet from home.
“Let's face it, there's been a digital divide in California for decades,” California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said.
Berkeley Unified and Oakland Unified tighten up cyber security after a Berkeley Zoombombing intrusion and Oakland posts access codes online.
Some companies are cancelling summer internships altogether amid the coronavirus pandemic.
State education officials are calling on more companies and individuals to donate laptops and WiFi hotspots for students.
About 20 percent of California students do not have access to the internet at home.
More than 99 percent of all K-12 students in California are affected by school closings.
Experts say lack of child care, limited access to internet and computers for some, and teacher training would hinder online learning for many schools.
Los Angeles Unified is encouraging STEM schools to get a certificate indicating that the school meets high standards set by the district.
The governor proposes $1.5 billion over 5 years on incentives for new teachers and grants managed by a small agency to fix highest poverty schools.