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Southern California pediatricians call for L.A.-area schools to immediately reopen

Southern California pediatricians call for L.A.-area schools to immediately reopen

By HOWARD BLUME STAFF WRITER  os Angeles County campuses that closed amid the COVID-19 pandemic should immediately reopen, according to a regional affiliate of the American Academy of Pediatrics, because the harms of keeping children out of school outweigh the risks of safely and carefully managed classrooms. “A large majority of the 1.5 million students in […]

DeVos Urges Lawmakers To Fund Students Directly Instead Of Just Schools

DeVos Urges Lawmakers To Fund Students Directly Instead Of Just Schools

Mary Margaret Olohan |Social Issues Reporter Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos appealed to lawmakers to focus funding on students, instead of just schools, in a Monday letter that anticipated the end of her time as education secretary. DeVos reminded leaders in the Senate and the House that “education must be re-oriented around students and their […]

Pleasant Valley School District to Move Proactively to Distance Learning January 5-15, 2021

Pleasant Valley School District to Move Proactively to Distance Learning January 5-15, 2021

From the District: As mentioned in last week’s update, PVSD administration spent the last few days consulting with our various stakeholder representatives on the decision to shift to full distance learning for two weeks upon our return in January. I want to clearly state that we will return on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in distance […]

CDC Director Says School Is ‘One Of The Safest Places’ For Children, Data Supports In-Person Learning

CDC Director Says School Is ‘One Of The Safest Places’ For Children, Data Supports In-Person Learning

MARY ROSE CORKERY REPORTER The Centers For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Dr. Robert Redfield said school “is one of the safest places” for children and data supports in-person learning. Redfield stressed the importance of adhering to data during a White House press briefing on Thursday. The CDC director also said “data-driven decisions” are what should lead discussions regarding […]

School Reopening Plans May Change as Ventura County COVID-19 Cases Rise

School Reopening Plans May Change as Ventura County COVID-19 Cases Rise

Some Ventura County schools could have to delay their plans to resume in-person instruction if the County falls back to the most restrictive level – the purple tier – on the state’s coronavirus watch list, which is looking increasingly likely. Due to a growing number of COVID-19 cases, County health officials anticipate the move back […]

Newsom sends his children back to school classrooms in California

Newsom sends his children back to school classrooms in California

By MACKENZIE MAYS SACRAMENTO — Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday his children have returned to in-person learning under a “phased-in approach” as many schools across the state remain shuttered due to Covid-19 — including nearly all public schools in Sacramento County where the governor lives. The news: Newsom said at a news conference that his four children, […]

Why I’m Driving my Kids from Pasadena to Orange to go to School

Why I’m Driving my Kids from Pasadena to Orange to go to School

By California Policy Center By Michael Davis This school year, my family will be joining the throng of Southern Californians making long commutes, but for us it will be for the sake of our children’s education. We live in Pasadena, but our kids will be going to Orange County Classical Academy, a new charter school in […]

Schools Will Consider Reopening Dates as Ventura County Coronavirus Status Improves

Schools Will Consider Reopening Dates as Ventura County Coronavirus Status Improves

Today, Ventura County moved off the most restrictive tier of the state’s COVID-19 watch list, which means schools could soon have the option of reopening for in-person instruction at all grade levels. If Ventura County maintains its status for two additional weeks, schools may choose to reopen as early as Wednesday, October 21. However, it […]

California Parents ‘Strike’ by Logging Their Kids Off Zoom Classes

California Parents ‘Strike’ by Logging Their Kids Off Zoom Classes

BY JACK BRADLEY A Zoom “strike,” in which parents withdrew their children from distance-learning, swept across California the week of Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. It called for in-person classes to fully resume, as many schools across the state continue distance-learning or only short periods of in-person teaching. Joseph Chang of Kern County was one of […]

California Teacher Threatens to Kick Student out of Virtual Class Over Pro-Trump Flag

California Teacher Threatens to Kick Student out of Virtual Class Over Pro-Trump Flag

BY GQ PAN A high school student in Colusa, California, said his teacher threatened to remove him from a virtual classroom for displaying a “Trump 2020” flag pinned to his bedroom wall. The student’s mother told CBS Sacramento that her 16-year-old son was attending an online class for Colusa High School from his bedroom where the pro-Trump flag is displayed on the […]