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California school districts could forego attendance, standardized tests during coronavirus pandemic

California school districts could forego attendance, standardized tests during coronavirus pandemic

During a live television town hall, superintendents from the Bay Area’s largest school districts said they’d rather not deal with attendance, standardized test [...] Read full article: California school districts could forego...→

California school districts could forego attendance, standardized tests during coronavirus pandemic

California school districts could forego attendance, standardized tests during coronavirus pandemic

During a live television town hall, superintendents from the Bay Area’s largest school districts said they’d rather not deal with attendance, standardized test [...] Read full article: California school districts could forego...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

CBS 11 spoke with two experts, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang and epidemiologist Dr. Diana Cervantes. Read full article: North Texas School Districts Developing ...→

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A manager at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Southern California has tested positive for the coronavirus, the resort said Friday. The manager doesn’t have s [...] Read full article: Manager at California Casino Tests Posit...→

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

No one knows what school is going to look like when and if it reopens in the fall, and the guidelines released by the state schools superintendent Monday are r [...] Read full article: California School Districts Face Uncerta...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

Guidelines being drafted for reopening California schools in the age of the coronavirus pandemic are reportedly being greeted with skepticism and outrage. Read full article: California School Reopening Guidelines R...→

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Tampa Bay area school districts are preparing to feed students through most of the summer months, continuing an effort to give students meals through the COVID [...] Read full article: Local school districts prepare for summe...→

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

A pilot died Wednesday morning after crashing a single-engine plane at an elementary school near the Central Coast of California. Read full article: Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash a...→

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

A Christian high school in Oklahoma hosted a jam-packed graduation ceremony with hundreds in attendance — despite concerns about spreading the coronavirus, acc [...] Read full article: Christian high school hosts graduation w...→

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

A congregant tested positive for coronavirus the day after attending a Mother's Day service at the Palermo Bible Family Church. Read full article: California churchgoer tests positive for...→

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

Nearly 78 percent of students here qualify for free or reduced lunch, and that was before COVID-19 rattled the economy of this picturesque coastal town. Read full article: As pandemic continues, school districts ...→

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Changing their borders would go a long way toward getting public school money where it most needs to go. Read full article: Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Dis...→

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Comments from Pennsylvania’s education chief about a September reopening of schools have parents, school officials, teachers and staff scratching their heads: [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ah...→

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

The head of California schools said Wednesday his office is working to re-imagine the role of police officers at the state’s 10,000 public schools but that som [...] Read full article: Officers are needed in some California c...→

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

By CAROLYN JONES, EdSource... In Folsom, community members want to rename Sutter Middle School, because settler John Sutter enslaved Native Americans on his pr [...] Read full article: California districts look to rename scho...→

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley and Val Verde school boards both took up the issue at their Tuesday, June 16, meetings Read full article: Moreno Valley-area school districts pond...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

The Suffolk County executive came up with a plan to have students sit six feet apart. But for large classes, that means multiple ceremonies. Read full article: Some New York School Districts Opting Ou...→

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

The Duchess said she felt compelled to address the impact of his death while speaking to the graduating class of her former Los Angeles high school during a vi [...] Read full article: Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd...→

Md. survey shows distance learning disparities, but hardest-hit school districts aren’t revealed | WTOP

As many as 15% of students in at least one Maryland county haven’t participated in distance learning in any form since schools were closed due to coronavirus. Read full article: Md. survey shows distance learning dispa...→

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

A forecast of a rainy week across North Texas is causing concern for many parents, students and school districts who are hoping their re-imagined graduations a [...] Read full article: School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Del...→

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond said California school districts should not expect a common start date for Fall 2020, but the green light to dete [...] Read full article: No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif....→

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

Six California school districts representing more than 900,000 students say the governor's proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools. Read full article: San Francisco, Oakland Among School Dist...→

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Summer school remains up in the air for kindergarten through 12th graders across Michigan. Read full article: Some Michigan districts making tentative...→

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

The deep financial hole brought on by the coronavirus is striking home for California schools after Gov. Gavin Newsom released a dramatically revised state bud [...] Read full article: Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by Calif...→

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

When it comes to commencement, the type of 2020 celebration being held depends on what North Texas school district a student attends. Check out this comprehens [...] Read full article: Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans...→

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

The California Department of Education on Wednesday announced it will not mandate start dates for school districts in the state as the state provides guideline [...] Read full article: California Superintendent: Individual Sc...→

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the country’s most populous state reported another alarming record on Wednesday. Health officials in California [...] Read full article: California shatters another coronavirus ...→

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Schools leaders are hearing that they should expect significant budget cuts next year due to a decrease in tax revenue due to COVID-19. Are there laws that cou [...] Read full article: Should schools have to administer all re...→

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

California has in recent weeks authorized its 58 counties to recommence a cascading number of commercial activities. Read full article: Newsom defends widescale California reop...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

School district leaders across the Tampa Bay area are taking a closer look at racial inequality. Education leaders tell ABC Action News that protests in the Ta [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay school districts propose chang...→

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

Leaders of a Los Angeles teaching union said Monday they support a movement to eliminate the Los Angeles School Police Department, with the funds used to help [...] Read full article: California teachers union leaders call o...→

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

Advice for how schools can reopen in the coronavirus era were announced Monday, June 8, by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Read full article: New guidelines say school year will see ...→

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

Grace Garrett says part of her education is missing. Garrett, a 16-year-old junior, studied with distance learning, after coronavirus forced the cancellation o [...] Read full article: No grades in some east metro school dist...→

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Superintendent Richard Sheehan currently faces a police investigation for alleged misconduct with three potential victims who are current and former students o [...] Read full article: Popular California school superintendent...→

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

Regents are voting on a proposal to make the SAT and ACT optional for in-state applicants until 2024, and then eliminate them, a decision that would have major [...] Read full article: University of California Considers Phasi...→

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

School districts in the D.C. area are weighing their options for how students can safely return to classrooms in the wake of the coronavirus.  Draft plans in D [...] Read full article: DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered S...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

School boards are starting to talk about a plan from the Texas Education Agency to adjust school calendars. Starting earlier, ending later and more time built [...] Read full article: Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar;...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the country’s most populous state reported another alarming record on Wednesday. Health officials in California [...] Read full article: California shatters another coronavirus ...→

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

By CAROLYN JONES, EdSource... In Folsom, community members want to rename Sutter Middle School, because settler John Sutter enslaved Native Americans on his pr [...] Read full article: California districts look to rename scho...→

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

CBS 11 spoke with two experts, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang and epidemiologist Dr. Diana Cervantes. Read full article: North Texas School Districts Developing ...→

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

California has in recent weeks authorized its 58 counties to recommence a cascading number of commercial activities. Read full article: Newsom defends widescale California reop...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

No one knows what school is going to look like when and if it reopens in the fall, and the guidelines released by the state schools superintendent Monday are r [...] Read full article: California School Districts Face Uncerta...→

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

School district leaders across the Tampa Bay area are taking a closer look at racial inequality. Education leaders tell ABC Action News that protests in the Ta [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay school districts propose chang...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

Advice for how schools can reopen in the coronavirus era were announced Monday, June 8, by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Read full article: New guidelines say school year will see ...→

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

The Duchess said she felt compelled to address the impact of his death while speaking to the graduating class of her former Los Angeles high school during a vi [...] Read full article: Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd...→

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

Guidelines being drafted for reopening California schools in the age of the coronavirus pandemic are reportedly being greeted with skepticism and outrage. Read full article: California School Reopening Guidelines R...→

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Superintendent Richard Sheehan currently faces a police investigation for alleged misconduct with three potential victims who are current and former students o [...] Read full article: Popular California school superintendent...→

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

A forecast of a rainy week across North Texas is causing concern for many parents, students and school districts who are hoping their re-imagined graduations a [...] Read full article: School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Del...→

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

A pilot died Wednesday morning after crashing a single-engine plane at an elementary school near the Central Coast of California. Read full article: Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash a...→

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

School districts in the D.C. area are weighing their options for how students can safely return to classrooms in the wake of the coronavirus.  Draft plans in D [...] Read full article: DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered S...→

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

Six California school districts representing more than 900,000 students say the governor's proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools. Read full article: San Francisco, Oakland Among School Dist...→

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

A congregant tested positive for coronavirus the day after attending a Mother's Day service at the Palermo Bible Family Church. Read full article: California churchgoer tests positive for...→

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

The deep financial hole brought on by the coronavirus is striking home for California schools after Gov. Gavin Newsom released a dramatically revised state bud [...] Read full article: Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by Calif...→

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Changing their borders would go a long way toward getting public school money where it most needs to go. Read full article: Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Dis...→

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

The California Department of Education on Wednesday announced it will not mandate start dates for school districts in the state as the state provides guideline [...] Read full article: California Superintendent: Individual Sc...→

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

The head of California schools said Wednesday his office is working to re-imagine the role of police officers at the state’s 10,000 public schools but that som [...] Read full article: Officers are needed in some California c...→

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Schools leaders are hearing that they should expect significant budget cuts next year due to a decrease in tax revenue due to COVID-19. Are there laws that cou [...] Read full article: Should schools have to administer all re...→

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley and Val Verde school boards both took up the issue at their Tuesday, June 16, meetings Read full article: Moreno Valley-area school districts pond...→

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A manager at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Southern California has tested positive for the coronavirus, the resort said Friday. The manager doesn’t have s [...] Read full article: Manager at California Casino Tests Posit...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

The Suffolk County executive came up with a plan to have students sit six feet apart. But for large classes, that means multiple ceremonies. Read full article: Some New York School Districts Opting Ou...→

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

Leaders of a Los Angeles teaching union said Monday they support a movement to eliminate the Los Angeles School Police Department, with the funds used to help [...] Read full article: California teachers union leaders call o...→

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

Grace Garrett says part of her education is missing. Garrett, a 16-year-old junior, studied with distance learning, after coronavirus forced the cancellation o [...] Read full article: No grades in some east metro school dist...→

Md. survey shows distance learning disparities, but hardest-hit school districts aren’t revealed | WTOP

As many as 15% of students in at least one Maryland county haven’t participated in distance learning in any form since schools were closed due to coronavirus. Read full article: Md. survey shows distance learning dispa...→

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Tampa Bay area school districts are preparing to feed students through most of the summer months, continuing an effort to give students meals through the COVID [...] Read full article: Local school districts prepare for summe...→

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

Regents are voting on a proposal to make the SAT and ACT optional for in-state applicants until 2024, and then eliminate them, a decision that would have major [...] Read full article: University of California Considers Phasi...→

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond said California school districts should not expect a common start date for Fall 2020, but the green light to dete [...] Read full article: No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif....→

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

A Christian high school in Oklahoma hosted a jam-packed graduation ceremony with hundreds in attendance — despite concerns about spreading the coronavirus, acc [...] Read full article: Christian high school hosts graduation w...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Summer school remains up in the air for kindergarten through 12th graders across Michigan. Read full article: Some Michigan districts making tentative...→

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

Nearly 78 percent of students here qualify for free or reduced lunch, and that was before COVID-19 rattled the economy of this picturesque coastal town. Read full article: As pandemic continues, school districts ...→

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

School boards are starting to talk about a plan from the Texas Education Agency to adjust school calendars. Starting earlier, ending later and more time built [...] Read full article: Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar;...→

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

When it comes to commencement, the type of 2020 celebration being held depends on what North Texas school district a student attends. Check out this comprehens [...] Read full article: Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans...→

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Comments from Pennsylvania’s education chief about a September reopening of schools have parents, school officials, teachers and staff scratching their heads: [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ah...→

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

Georgia House approves plan to cut state standardized tests

ATLANTA (AP) — Public school students in Georgia would see fewer state standardized tests under a bill passed by the state House, but lawmakers want the state [...] Read full article: Georgia House approves plan to cut state...→

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

Officers are needed in some California campuses, state school Superintendent Thurmond says

The head of California schools said Wednesday his office is working to re-imagine the role of police officers at the state’s 10,000 public schools but that som [...] Read full article: Officers are needed in some California c...→

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

California shatters another coronavirus record, with over 7,000 positive tests in single day for 1st time

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the country’s most populous state reported another alarming record on Wednesday. Health officials in California [...] Read full article: California shatters another coronavirus ...→

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

California districts look to rename schools linked to racist history

By CAROLYN JONES, EdSource... In Folsom, community members want to rename Sutter Middle School, because settler John Sutter enslaved Native Americans on his pr [...] Read full article: California districts look to rename scho...→

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Should schools have to administer all required standardized tests during COVID-19 budget crunch?

Schools leaders are hearing that they should expect significant budget cuts next year due to a decrease in tax revenue due to COVID-19. Are there laws that cou [...] Read full article: Should schools have to administer all re...→

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

North Texas School Districts Developing Back-To-School Plans: 'We're Going To Get Creative'

CBS 11 spoke with two experts, Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Dr. Philip Huang and epidemiologist Dr. Diana Cervantes. Read full article: North Texas School Districts Developing ...→

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley-area school districts ponder cutting police funding

Moreno Valley and Val Verde school boards both took up the issue at their Tuesday, June 16, meetings Read full article: Moreno Valley-area school districts pond...→

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

Newsom defends widescale California reopening as positive tests continue to climb

California has in recent weeks authorized its 58 counties to recommence a cascading number of commercial activities. Read full article: Newsom defends widescale California reop...→

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Manager at California Casino Tests Positive for Coronavirus

A manager at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Southern California has tested positive for the coronavirus, the resort said Friday. The manager doesn’t have s [...] Read full article: Manager at California Casino Tests Posit...→

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Florida News Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall Julie Salomone 8:37 PM, Jun 11, 2020

Below are additional details of the state's plan to reopen schools:... Pasco County School Superintendent Kurt Browning released a video below regarding the di [...] Read full article: Florida News Tampa Bay area school distr...→

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Tampa Bay area school districts plan for students to return in the fall

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a plan on Thursday to reopen schools in the fall at full capacity. Read full article: Tampa Bay area school districts plan for...→

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

California School Districts Face Uncertain Road To Reopening

No one knows what school is going to look like when and if it reopens in the fall, and the guidelines released by the state schools superintendent Monday are r [...] Read full article: California School Districts Face Uncerta...→

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

Some New York School Districts Opting Out Of In-Person Graduations Due To New Restrictions

The Suffolk County executive came up with a plan to have students sit six feet apart. But for large classes, that means multiple ceremonies. Read full article: Some New York School Districts Opting Ou...→

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

Tampa Bay school districts propose changes to combat racial inequality

School district leaders across the Tampa Bay area are taking a closer look at racial inequality. Education leaders tell ABC Action News that protests in the Ta [...] Read full article: Tampa Bay school districts propose chang...→

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

California teachers union leaders call on removal of school police: report

Leaders of a Los Angeles teaching union said Monday they support a movement to eliminate the Los Angeles School Police Department, with the funds used to help [...] Read full article: California teachers union leaders call o...→

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

State Issues Reopening Guidelines For School Districts

Schools in the Southland and throughout the state won’t be the same if and when they reopen this fall, with California education officials releasing new safety [...] Read full article: State Issues Reopening Guidelines For Sc...→

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

New guidelines say school year will see some California students learning from home

Advice for how schools can reopen in the coronavirus era were announced Monday, June 8, by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Read full article: New guidelines say school year will see ...→

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd’s death in California high school graduation address

The Duchess said she felt compelled to address the impact of his death while speaking to the graduating class of her former Los Angeles high school during a vi [...] Read full article: Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd...→

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

No grades in some east metro school districts during distance learning isn’t making all students happy

Grace Garrett says part of her education is missing. Garrett, a 16-year-old junior, studied with distance learning, after coronavirus forced the cancellation o [...] Read full article: No grades in some east metro school dist...→

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

California School Reopening Guidelines Reportedly Met With Skepticism

Guidelines being drafted for reopening California schools in the age of the coronavirus pandemic are reportedly being greeted with skepticism and outrage. Read full article: California School Reopening Guidelines R...→

Md. survey shows distance learning disparities, but hardest-hit school districts aren’t revealed | WTOP

As many as 15% of students in at least one Maryland county haven’t participated in distance learning in any form since schools were closed due to coronavirus. Read full article: Md. survey shows distance learning dispa...→

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Popular California school superintendent resigns amid police investigation of alleged misconduct with current and former students

Superintendent Richard Sheehan currently faces a police investigation for alleged misconduct with three potential victims who are current and former students o [...] Read full article: Popular California school superintendent...→

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Local school districts prepare for summer feeding programs to ensure kids still have meals

Tampa Bay area school districts are preparing to feed students through most of the summer months, continuing an effort to give students meals through the COVID [...] Read full article: Local school districts prepare for summe...→

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Delay’ for Already Re-imagined Graduations at Texas Motor Speedway

A forecast of a rainy week across North Texas is causing concern for many parents, students and school districts who are hoping their re-imagined graduations a [...] Read full article: School Districts Face Possible ‘Rain Del...→

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

University of California Considers Phasing Out Standardized Tests

Regents are voting on a proposal to make the SAT and ACT optional for in-state applicants until 2024, and then eliminate them, a decision that would have major [...] Read full article: University of California Considers Phasi...→

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash at school in central California

A pilot died Wednesday morning after crashing a single-engine plane at an elementary school near the Central Coast of California. Read full article: Pilot confirmed dead after plane crash a...→

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif. School Districts: State Superintendent

California State Superintendent Tony Thurmond said California school districts should not expect a common start date for Fall 2020, but the green light to dete [...] Read full article: No Common Start Date Mandated for Calif....→

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered Schedules for Fall

School districts in the D.C. area are weighing their options for how students can safely return to classrooms in the wake of the coronavirus.  Draft plans in D [...] Read full article: DC-Area School Districts Eye Staggered S...→

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

Christian high school hosts graduation with hundreds in attendance

A Christian high school in Oklahoma hosted a jam-packed graduation ceremony with hundreds in attendance — despite concerns about spreading the coronavirus, acc [...] Read full article: Christian high school hosts graduation w...→

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

San Francisco, Oakland Among School Districts Warning Budget Cuts Will Delay Reopening

Six California school districts representing more than 900,000 students say the governor's proposed budget cuts will delay the reopening of schools. Read full article: San Francisco, Oakland Among School Dist...→

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

California pastor tests positive for coronavirus after live-streaming church service with singing against county health order

Local health authorities have warned about engaging in group vocal performances without strict safety measures in place, noting the added risk of airborne viru [...] Read full article: California pastor tests positive for cor...→

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

California churchgoer tests positive for coronavirus one day after service, 180 exposed

A congregant tested positive for coronavirus the day after attending a Mother's Day service at the Palermo Bible Family Church. Read full article: California churchgoer tests positive for...→

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Some Michigan districts making tentative summer school plans

Summer school remains up in the air for kindergarten through 12th graders across Michigan. Read full article: Some Michigan districts making tentative...→

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

As pandemic continues, school districts are helping more families in need of food

Nearly 78 percent of students here qualify for free or reduced lunch, and that was before COVID-19 rattled the economy of this picturesque coastal town. Read full article: As pandemic continues, school districts ...→

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by California Budget Cuts

The deep financial hole brought on by the coronavirus is striking home for California schools after Gov. Gavin Newsom released a dramatically revised state bud [...] Read full article: Back-to-School Could Be Delayed by Calif...→

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar; Area Districts Not Quite Sure

School boards are starting to talk about a plan from the Texas Education Agency to adjust school calendars. Starting earlier, ending later and more time built [...] Read full article: Texas Suggests Changing School Calendar;...→

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Districts Is Tilting the Playing Field

Changing their borders would go a long way toward getting public school money where it most needs to go. Read full article: Opinion | The Sheer Number of School Dis...→

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans For School Districts Across North Texas

When it comes to commencement, the type of 2020 celebration being held depends on what North Texas school district a student attends. Check out this comprehens [...] Read full article: Check Out 2020 Graduation Ceremony Plans...→

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ahead To Next School Year Despite Lack Of 'Clear Direction' From Officials

Comments from Pennsylvania’s education chief about a September reopening of schools have parents, school officials, teachers and staff scratching their heads: [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania School Districts Looking Ah...→

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

California Superintendent: Individual School Districts Will Determine COVID-19 Reopening Timeline

The California Department of Education on Wednesday announced it will not mandate start dates for school districts in the state as the state provides guideline [...] Read full article: California Superintendent: Individual Sc...→