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In El Dorado County, Early Preparation and Communication Were Key to the Return to School July 23 2021 We talked with Dr. Ed Manansala, superintendent of schools for El Dorado County, about how his mostly rural districts weathered the COVID-19 pandemic and handled the return to in-person instruction.
Video: Californians and Education May 7 2021 PPIC’s Rachel Lawler and Mark Baldassare discuss new survey findings about Californians’ views on student learning during the pandemic, Governor Newsom’s handling of K–12 education, and other topics.
Video: Distance Learning Strategies in California Schools April 30 2021 An expert panel discusses new PPIC research on how K–12 districts across the state have handled distance learning amid the constraints of the COVID-19 pandemic.
How Did California Schools Assess Student Learning in Fall 2020? March 10 2021 K–12 school districts used a variety of tools this past fall to measure student learning, with assessments developed locally—by teachers or districts—being the most common.
Video: Reopening California’s Schools March 9 2021 An expert panel discusses reopening K–12 schools across the state for in-person instruction amid concerns about equity, learning loss, and physical and mental health.