Do Schools Have Enough Nurses to Fight the Pandemic? Paulette Cha September 24 2020 Statewide, California schools have one of the highest student-to-nurse ratios in the US. In addition, no county meets current guidelines for staffing.
Private Schools Dominate the Approval Process for Reopening Niu Gao, Joseph Hayes 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.
COVID-19 Further Disrupts Testing for College Admissions and Placement Niu Gao, Olga Rodriguez September 16 2020 As the pandemic continues to cause major shifts in the educational landscape, California’s public colleges and universities are exploring how new admissions and placement approaches might promote equity and access.
Providing Meals for School Children as COVID-19 Persists Niu Gao, Caroline Danielson September 9 2020 The US Department of Agriculture recently announced that it would continue to waive certain restrictions on school meals for the rest of 2020. This extends a key support for many California children, regardless of whether they are in school or learning remotely.
Affirmative Action and Higher Education in California Radhika Mehlotra, Bonnie Brooks September 3 2020 A November ballot measure asks Californians whether or not to repeal the state’s ban on affirmative action in the public sector, including in public higher education.