Addressing students’ social-emotional needs is a top priority two years into pandemic, Thurmond says

The Public Policy Institute of California on March 29 hosted a virtual conversation with State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on what lessons have emerged in K-12 education in the two years since the pandemic began. As California and the nation embrace a new, […]

California school leaders, researchers discuss impacts of declining enrollment

California is estimating a 9 percent drop in K-12 enrollment, with some counties experiencing double that amount, by 2030. To complicate the picture, other counties are expecting to see enrollment increase as much as 10 percent. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have accelerated the decreases, […]