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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.
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.
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.
Pandemic or Not, Teen Mental Health Is Fragile March 4 2021 Teen mental health in California had been declining prior to COVID-19. Stressors from the pandemic may be making things worse.
Most California Colleges Are Sticking with Online Instruction This Spring February 12 2021 California colleges are more likely than those in the rest of the US to be operating primarily online. Public health data support the state’s cautious approach, but a reliance on distance learning raises equity concerns.