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Digging into Enrollment Drops at California Public Schools May 14 2021 Statewide, public K–12 enrollment declined nearly 3%—or over 160,000 students—in 2020–21, with kindergarten numbers falling the most.
A Year into Distance Learning, California’s Digital Divide Persists May 13 2021 Although more K–12 students now have access to computer devices compared to last spring, disparities in internet access generally have not narrowed in the past year.
How Telehealth Can Bring Equity to Health Care May 12 2021 The expanded use of telehealth visits during the pandemic highlights their potential to increase health care access, especially among underserved groups.
Mapping Equitable Access to Math at California’s Community Colleges May 11 2021 The state’s community colleges have made tremendous progress in expanding access to transfer-level math courses, but overall gains mask important variation across campuses.
Video: Is California Ready for Drought? May 10 2021 Drought brings greater risks to some sectors and communities. At this virtual event, experts discussed the latest drought, and how to reduce its impacts to vulnerable sectors.