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Feb 24, 2021

Rather than have hundreds of employees go to a medical facility or clinic, it was notable that Rosedale and Priority did the opposite by having the medical team come to the district. District Superintendent Sue Lemon said it worked out well.

Feb 24, 2021

As pandemic drags on, a CalMatters data analysis reveals that students who currently have no option to attend class in person are much more likely to live in poorer areas.

Feb 24, 2021

Central Unified School District board members have delayed a vote to lay off 10 teachers. Superintendent Andrew Alvarado asked the board to hold off on voting until the next meeting on March 9.

Feb 24, 2021

Riverside County now meets a state standard that allows elementary schools with approved coronavirus-prevention plans to return to in-person instruction, officials announced Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Feb 24, 2021

The need for more Black educators is well-established, and the challenge is not just developing and recruiting more of them, but ensuring they stay at schools once they’re hired, experts say.

Feb 24, 2021

On a scale of 0 to 100, California’s index score of 11.1 was ahead of only Maryland’s 9.8, and comparable only to Oregon, at 12.8, and Washington, at 19.2.

Feb 24, 2021

The Newhall Unified School District welcomed transitional kindergarten and kindergarten students on its campuses for the first time since March 2020 Monday morning.

Feb 24, 2021

Homeless students attending charter schools in Los Angeles County have significantly lower attendance and graduation rates than their peers at traditional public schools, according to new research from UCLA.

Feb 24, 2021

California Democrats and Gov. Gavin Newsom are in rare conflict with the governor slamming a school reopening bill he says would set districts further back.

Feb 24, 2021

With less than four weeks left for recall organizers to collect signatures, the Democratic governor is under immense pressure to deliver a solution for California educators, parents and students.

Feb 24, 2021

Tougher rules remain in place in San Francisco that will prevent the return of high school football and other high- and moderate-contact sports in the county.

Feb 24, 2021

All teachers, school support staff and licensed child care providers living or working in San Bernardino County are eligible to be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus as of Tuesday, Feb. 23.

Feb 24, 2021

School employees could soon have access to multiple locations for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine shot as Orange County begins to inoculate its education sector.

Increasingly organized groups of parents advocating for an immediate return to class are emerging as a potent political counterweight to teachers unions.

Feb 24, 2021

Preschool and day-care workers across the state say they have spent months managing ad hoc classrooms of older students — tutoring, troubleshooting and teaching supplementary material.

Feb 24, 2021

Nearly a year after San Diego Unified closed its schools due to the pandemic, the state’s second-largest district plans to reopen schools for all grade levels the week of April 12.

Feb 24, 2021

San Francisco school officials unanimously approved a health and safety agreement with labor unions allowing the reopening of schools before the end of the academic year.

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