Home Test Kits Make Back To School Easy For Sac City Unified FamiliesBack to school meant back to COVID testing, especially with the omicron variant surging and the number of people gathering over the holidays.
Deadline Looms For Students Who Want To Cancel Bad Grades Caused By PandemicIt's no secret that students struggled with distance learning. And a new law was intended to ensure last year's grades don’t impact kids' academic future.
Sac City Unified Independent Study Families Frustrated By 'Lack Of Communication'Several students in Sacramento City Unified's independent study program at Capital City are waiting in limbo, and wondering what their school year may actually look like.
California Legislature Looks To Modify How Quarantined Students Are TaughtThe Delta variant has brought a number of quarantine conundrums as many students' school years are just beginning. Many families have already had their children sent home, and most all of them are left to study solo.
More Schools Closing Due To COVID OutbreaksSeveral rural California schools are temporarily closing because of covid outbreaks.
School Districts Face Substitute Teacher ShortagesAs the school year gets going, there's a scramble for substitute teachers when COVID infiltrates classrooms.
El Dorado County Library In Placerville Becomes Learning Hub For Kids Whose Schools Are ClosedAs the Caldor Fire rages on, schools aren't in session. But district leaders and community members want to make sure the learning never stops.
Davis Joint Unified Starts Virtual Academy, Open To Surrounding DistrictsWhile many kids get ready to hit the classroom, some are still opting to go virtual. A new online academy is giving parents across the region a chance to enroll their kids in one of the best local school districts.
San Juan Unified Offers Signing Bonus To Get Teachers In ClassroomsBack to school is just weeks away and some districts like San Juan Unified still need staff. Now, San Juan Unified is offering up $2,000 in a signing bonus to get teachers in the classroom.
Districts Ramp Up Summer School Plans To Make Up For Learning Loss From Distance LearningMany local parents of school-age children say their kids have fallen behind due to distance learning.
‘Carmencement’: Sac State Students Celebrate Graduation In Socially-Distanced CeremonyWhen COVID put the brakes on graduation for another year, Sacramento State University decided to move forward with plans for a ceremony of a different kind.
Group Of Sac City Unified Parents Threaten To Sue School Board For Immediate Full-Time ReturnA group of Sacramento City Unified parents is threatening to sue the district's school board if students don't return full-time before the end of the school year.
'Smart To Give An Option Like That': More Districts Adding Virtual Academies This Fall, Ditching Distance LearningAt-home learning for the long haul? More districts are offering virtual academies starting in the fall and ditching distance learning.
Gov. Newsom Pushes Full California Public School Reopening by Fall As Many Districts ResistGov. Gavin Newsom's administration said Wednesday that all California schools should reopen when the new academic year begins next fall, though his guidelines remain merely an expectation rather than a mandate.
11% Of Dry Creek School District Students Opt For Distance LearningAt Dry Creek schools, 11 percent of students are choosing to continue distance learning while 89 percent are in person.