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California foster youth face even more challenges amid pandemic
By Ashley Smith, EdSource ׀ June 17, 2020
Some foster youth across California have found it challenging to transition to online classes. Others don’t have access to technology, and many have been unable to reconnect with their families. Advocates say the pandemic exacerbated the problems foster youth faced even before the coronavirus upended everyone’s lives. Read More

Schools consider how to support student mental health amid distance learning
By Deborah Sullivan Brennan, The San Diego Union-Tribune ׀ June 15, 2020
As educators look toward another semester of social distancing in the fall, they are considering how to support students’ mental health as they promote their academic progress. Read More

County Office of Education to offer reopening guidance
By Wes Bowers, Lodi News ׀ June 16, 2020
The Lodi Unified School District will receive some assistance this week with ideas about how to reopen and welcome students and teachers back to campus in the fall. Read More

Farmer Boys Partners With Riverside County Office Of Education Foundation For Remote Learning Fundraiser
By Farmer Boys, ׀ June 16, 2020
Farmer Boys®, the Riverside-based fast casual concept known for its award-winning burgers and exceptional service, has partnered with RCOEF in support of the “All For One" GoFundMe campaign to bridge the digital divide in Riverside County schools. Read More

California needs $500 million to buy enough computers, internet connections for all students
By Diana Lambert, EdSource ׀ May 28, 2020
California needs at least $500 million to address the immediate need for home computers and internet access for K-12 students, as most schools are expected to continue at least some distance learning next school year, said Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond during a press conference Wednesday. Read More




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