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.
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.
Family coding events have spurred some districts to increase computer science offerings during the school day.
For years the need for trained and qualified teachers has been growing in schools across California, especially in math and science.
Only about a third of California households in rural areas are subscribed to internet service, compared with 78 percent in urban areas.
The state is promoting computer science in K-12 schools, but UC and CSU colleges lack bandwidth to meet the demand.
District employees and volunteers have been working seven days a week since the Camp Fire, to bring the students back to Paradise schools.
From residential life to calculus, relationship-building comes first in this STEM summer program.
Only a small fraction of California students learn computer science in school.
A new Computer Science Hub launching this summer aims to help prepare teachers around the state to lead computer science classes.