On July 17, Governor Gavin Newsom announced two new documents relating to school reopening in response to the increase in COVID-19 cases. The governor’s guidance, published by the California Department of Public Health, include recommendations concerning when to close and open schools, testing school staff and students for COVID-19, updated face covering requirements, as well as factors that could trigger in-person school closures if students and staff test positive for COVID-19.
White paper from County Superintendents’ Bay Area Geographic Leads Consortium and WestEd highlights strategies for serving Bay Area students experiencing homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Recommendations for educators supporting students during the COVID-19 crisis from a trauma-informed standpoint.
The California Department of Education has provided LEAs with a newly updated and optional resource to assist schools with meeting statutory requirements for tracking daily participation.