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.
Palo Alto USD has created an in-person center for higher-needs students to access during distance learning days.
Guidance on reopening schools from the California Department of Education.
An interactive guide to help district leaders formulate and implement plans to reopen schools for the upcoming school year.
The ACSA School Reopening Planning Report offers links, tools, analysis and resources.