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photo - Teacher Helping Student In El Dorado County, Early Preparation and Communication Were Key to the Return to School 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. Read More
photo - School Children/Students Using Computers For California’s Educational Data System, Public Support Will Be Key California has ambitious plans to build one of the most connected data systems in the nation. Sustained public and financial support is essential to its success. Read More
photo - High School Student in Classroom Geography of College Readiness in California More than 40% of 9th graders finish high school and complete required courses for admission to a California public university. But this share varies widely across school districts and by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Read More
photo - Kindergarten Classroom Table with Alphabet Letters K–12 Enrollment Declines Vary across Districts Public school enrollment in California declined by nearly 3% between 2019–20 and 2020–21. Drops in enrollment vary across school districts, though there is little evidence that the size of the decline is related to reopening, demographics, or other district-level factors. Read More
photo - Mark Ghaly Video: Reopening California—A Conversation with HHS Secretary Mark Ghaly Secretary Ghaly talks with PPIC’s Mark Baldassare about what it means for the state to reopen and what challenges and opportunities lie ahead. Read More
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