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.
The bill will enable local governments and nonprofits to bypass private companies and build their own broadband infrastructure.
Parents and education advocacy groups are urging Gov. Gavin Newsom to extend distance learning provisions for the upcoming school year.
California school districts have plenty of money for robust summer school programs this year, but teachers may just be too tired to sign up.
The vast majority of rural California students now have access to computers at home, but thousands still can't connect to the internet.
Explore Chromebook distribution during Covid-19 at California school districts with this interactive map.
The lawsuit argues top education officials must monitor districts to see that billions in Covid relief address students' pressing needs.
Teachers have crafted weeks and even months-long lessons culminating with the historic Mars rover landing on Feb. 18.
To assess students during distance learning, teachers are relying on informal check-ins, open notes and webcams to monitor a student’s behavior.
State leaders struggle to pinpoint how many students remain unconnected, and fear widening inequality as distance learning continues.
Some teachers report less engagement with cameras off, but anxiety, tech glitches and privacy concerns could keep some students from turning them on.
Distance learning is not a mode of instruction most parents, students, teachers and administrators would have chosen in the absence of the pandemic.
The governor wants to reimagine the state’s Broadband Council and ramp up efforts to connect all students to technology during distance learning.
A citywide campaign raised $12.5 million to provide for low income students, but the devices have not yet arrived due to a backlog.
EdSource reporters and readers met Wednesday in a virtual town hall to discuss what education will look like this fall in California.
The Legislature set minimum hours but left it to districts and unions to define instruction, engagement and set the length of a school day.