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Could Local Elementary Schools Reopen with Waiver from COVID-19 Closures?

Big Creek Elementary School sits high in the Sierra southwest of Huntington Lake and serves 56 students. Thus far, there have been no reported cases of COVID-19 in the tiny community. So Big Creek might seem a likelier candidate than most schools to qualify for a waiver from Gov. Gavin...

These Valley Elementaries Are Among California's Best

Nineteen elementary schools from Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties are being honored as 2020 California Distinguished Schools for their outstanding education programs and practices by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. Listen to this article:   The schools were selected because they are closing achievement gaps among disadvantaged...