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Aug 13, 2020

The Bakersfield City School District is pushing back the start of the school year by a week after it couldn't get all the hot spots it needs from its internet service provider in time for remote education to take place.

Aug 13, 2020

San Luis Obispo’s first day of school kicked off Wednesday in Atascadero as students from kindergarten to 12th grade began the year in distance learning due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Aug 13, 2020

Long Beach teachers and the local school district will sit down at the negotiating table once more Thursday, Aug. 13, to discuss what appears to be a potentially intractable issue – whether faculty should be forced into classrooms.

Aug 13, 2020

We’re five months into life upended by a global pandemic. Each attempt to return to normal has reliably come back a few weeks or a month later to remind us that normal is still very much out of reach.

Aug 13, 2020

Orange County Supervisors decided on Tuesday to set aside some of the coronavirus testing at the Anaheim Convention center for elementary school teachers and students if state health officials allow classroom reopenings.

Aug 13, 2020

Fresno Unified School District Trustee Terry Slatic has been embroiled in controversies for most of his time on the board and on Wednesday night the board voted to put stricter guidelines on his censure.

Aug 13, 2020

On the first day of its 2020-21 school year, the district shifted to an alternate virtual platform after a Spectrum internet outage the day before made its regular learning site temporarily unavailable, a district spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Rescue Union School District, home to 3,700 students at its five elementary schools and two middle schools, is able to open since the county has remained off of the state’s monitoring list and complied with the long list of requirements to reopen.

Aug 13, 2020

The Riverside County Office of Education Foundation launched the All For One fundraiser to collect devices for students in need after the coronavirus pandemic shut schools.

Aug 13, 2020

The Oakland Unified School District and teachers union, Oakland Education Association, have reached a tentative agreement for what distance learning will look like for students this school year.

Aug 13, 2020

Back-to-school season is always a time of excitement and uncertainty about the year ahead. But the coronavirus pandemic has led to new challenges and questions about how to continue education while school campuses across California are closed.

Aug 13, 2020

Less than 24 hours before teachers were set to give their first lessons of the new school year from inside their empty classrooms, the San Jose Unified School District has decided to give them the choice to work from home.

Aug 13, 2020

Acitywide campaign in Oakland raised $12.5 million to purchase computers and Wi-Fi hotspots to equip students for distance learning, but school began on Monday and many students did not have what they needed to join in virtually.

Aug 13, 2020

Sabrina Albright propped up her school-issued laptop on a history textbook at her kitchen table Wednesday morning as she prepared to greet her new students through the computer screen on the first day of class.

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