More California Students Are Getting Live Instruction, but Gaps Remain Niu Gao, Laura Hill, Julien Lafortune November 20 2020 The share of K-12 students receiving live instruction this fall is slightly higher than in the spring. However, notable equity gaps—by income, parental education, and race/ethnicity—persist.
More Students Have Digital Devices, but Internet Gaps Persist Niu Gao, Julien Lafortune, Laura Hill October 27 2020 State investments have increased the share of California students with digital devices at home, but disparities remain when it comes to reliable internet access.
Video: A Conversation with Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond Mary Severance August 19 2020 Superintendent Thurmond talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about how the state can support school districts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Video: A Conversation with Senate President pro Tempore Toni Atkins Stephanie Barton August 18 2020 Senator Atkins joins PPIC’s Mark Baldassare to discuss how California can address the COVID-19 pandemic and the related economic downturn.
Schools Adjusting to the Pandemic May Also Be Affected by Wildfire Season Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes July 22 2020 As school districts across California face closures during COVID-19, schools in some parts of the state could experience further disruption due to wildfires.