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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.
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.
Private Schools Dominate the Approval Process for Reopening 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.
Schools Adjusting to the Pandemic May Also Be Affected by Wildfire Season 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.
School Closures Hamper Monitoring of Child Welfare June 26 2020 School closures due to COVID-19 mean that educators are not able to play their critical role in monitoring students’ health, safety, and overall well-being.