School boards in action: Paradise USD president talks board, Camp Fire recovery, pandemic

This is the first portion of a two part update from Paradise Unified School District’s board president addressing the state of the board and its service area, the district’s response to the pandemic and the ongoing recovery from the Camp Fire.  Melissa Crick, president, Paradise […]

Newsom sets tentative reopening date; resources for ventilation upgrades discussed at CDE webinar

With hospitalizations on the decline and more than 20 million vaccine doses administered, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced California’s next steps in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic on April 6. If vaccine supply is sufficient for all residents 16 and older who wish to be inoculated […]

CDC and CDPH updates physical distancing guidelines for students, youth sports rules revised

As has become the norm, this week brought more changes to the procedures educators and students are being asked to follow. The California Department of Public Health on March 20 updated its operational guidance for K-12 schools. The update recommends a new spacing standard for […]

School boards in action: 5 questions with Raymond Cheung, Arcadia USD

In the midst of a global pandemic, local educational agency boards have continued working to support programs and initiatives that offer students the academic and social-emotional opportunities they need — no matter which mode of instruction they are in. CSBA’s 5 questions series gives board […]

Arts Education Month gives LEAs chance to reflect on how they use art to strengthen student connections

Scroll through El Monte City School District’s Facebook page and you’ll find students have recently visited the Getty Museum, put on choir performances, danced together and even learned how to pluck an entire song on the violin in complete unison.   March is Arts Education Month and while […]

School boards in action: 5 questions with Lamiya Hoque, Centralia Elementary SD in Anaheim

In the midst of a global pandemic, local educational agency boards have continued working to support programs and initiatives that offer students the academic and social-emotional opportunities they need — no matter which mode of instruction they are in. CSBA’s 5 questions series gives board […]

CSBA President participates in panel discussion on reopening schools

As the California Legislature passed Assembly Bill 86, which includes $2 billion for local educational agencies that are able to offer in-person instruction for students by April 1, California School Boards Association President Suzanne Kitchens participated in a panel discussion on reopening schools. Part of […]

School boards in action: 5 questions with Jeremy L. Gerson, Torrance USD

In the midst of a global pandemic, local educational agency boards have continued working to support programs and initiatives that offer students the academic and social-emotional opportunities they need — no matter which mode of instruction they are in. CSBA’s 5 questions series gives board […]