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  • ACSA takeaways and analysis on the 2020 May Revision

    ACSA takeaways and analysis on the 2020 May Revision

    ACSA Senior Communications Director Naj Alikhan and Senior Governmental Relations Director Edgar Zazueta have complete analysis of the 2020-21 budget and what it means for educators around the state.

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  • Webinar: Navigating the New Normal: Distance Learning for Students with Significant Disabilities

    Webinar: Navigating the New Normal: Distance Learning for Students with Significant Disabilities

    Well known for their leadership in Special Ed, the Orange County Office of Education will discuss their strategies for pivoting to distance learning specifically for moderate and severe students.

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  • ACSA Candidate Forum

    ACSA Candidate Forum

    Candidates for ACSA state vice president took part in an online town hall on April 29.

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  • ACSA's statement on LCAP Executive Order

    ACSA's statement on LCAP Executive Order

    On April 23, 2020, the governor announced the highly anticipated Executive Order N-56-20 regarding the Local Control and Accountability Plan.

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  • Districts take measures to inform communities on grading

    Districts take measures to inform communities on grading

    CA public school districts have used a variety of platforms to inform students and communities about changes to their grading systems during COVID-19.

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  • SEL Resources for Educators and School Communities

    SEL Resources for Educators and School Communities

    A list of social-emotional resources for educators and school communities compiled by Panorama Education.

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  • LAO Update on State and School District Reserves

    LAO Update on State and School District Reserves

    From the LAO: As the public health crisis related to COVID-19 has unfolded, the possibility of the state facing a budget problem seems increasingly likely.

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  • Distance Learning at Vanke Meisha Academy: Webinar

    Distance Learning at Vanke Meisha Academy: Webinar

    ACSA and Lead Learner Associates have partnered to share the remarkable story of Vanke Meisha Academy's quick transition to distance learning.

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  • New Free Resource: Wide Open School

    New Free Resource: Wide Open School

    Common Sense has launched a brand-new, free online resource to support families and educators who are transitioning to remote learning, Wide Open School.

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  • COVID-19 Resources on Privacy and Security

    COVID-19 Resources on Privacy and Security

    A list of helpful privacy resource compiled by the Future of Privacy Forum.

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  • COVID-19: Important Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Officials

    COVID-19: Important Resources for State, Local, and Tribal Officials

    Critical resources for officials prepared by the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.

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  • Distance Learning for Special Education

    Distance Learning for Special Education

    Resources on this page are provided by educators and families from around the world. We are collaborating to support the needs of students with significant disabilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

    Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring The New Coronavirus

    NPR created a comic based on a radio story that education reporter Cory Turner did. He asked some experts what kids might want to know about the new coronavirus discovered in China.

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  • Positive work year practices promote wellness and rejuvenation

    Positive work year practices promote wellness and rejuvenation

    Encouraging and promoting not working is an important step a district can take to support the social, emotional and mental health of its administrative leadership.

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  • Mindfulness for students and the adults who lead them

    Mindfulness for students and the adults who lead them

    School administrators have complex jobs. Mindfulness offers strategies and practices to help leaders manage and care for themselves, so they can manage and care for others.

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  • Online School: A Thoughtful Approach webinar

    Online School: A Thoughtful Approach webinar

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  • Common Purpose, Uncommon Times on Facebook Live

    Common Purpose, Uncommon Times on Facebook Live

    ACSA Executive Director Wes Smith will host Common Purpose, Uncommon Times live on Facebook Mondays at 5:30 p.m.

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  • SDCOE Distance Learning Instructional Resources by Content Area

    SDCOE Distance Learning Instructional Resources by Content Area

    Distance learning resources created by San Diego County Office of Education.

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  • Legal guidance for employers

    Legal guidance for employers

    In a brief to clients, Lozano Smith has issued general guidance for public agency employers on additional steps they can take to maintain a safe work environment.

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  • COVID-19 state update from ACSA

    COVID-19 state update from ACSA

    Latest COVID-19 update from state ACSA.

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