Do Schools Have Enough Nurses to Fight the Pandemic? Paulette Cha September 24 2020 Statewide, California schools have one of the highest student-to-nurse ratios in the US. In addition, no county meets current guidelines for staffing.
Six Months of Economic Crisis: What Is Next? Sarah Bohn, Marisol Cuellar Mejia, Julien Lafortune September 24 2020 California continues to confront the pandemic and its economic effects. What has this downturn meant for the state’s labor market? And what factors are likely to shape the recovery?
Private Schools Dominate the Approval Process for Reopening Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes September 23 2020 The state has approved waivers allowing more than 500 elementary schools to open in counties with the highest level of COVID-19 risk, with private schools accounting for more than nine in ten.
Video: Fiscal Realities for Local Government Mary Severance September 23 2020 Mayors Kevin Faulconer of San Diego and Libby Schaaf of Oakland discuss how they are approaching the budget challenges and economic uncertainty resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Changing Views of Police and Race Relations Mark Baldassare, Dean Bonner, Alyssa Dykman, Rachel Lawler September 22 2020 Californians’ views on police treatment and race relations have shifted in the wake of nationwide protests over police brutality and systemic racism, but perspectives vary by race/ethnicity, political affiliation, region, and other factors.