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Medicaid Providers Are Last in Line for Federal COVID Funding 22.5.2020
Medicaid Providers Are Last in Line for Federal COVID Funding
Families of students in special education fear losing school services in coronavirus shutdown 21.5.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Special education waiver letters anger Illinois parents
Gov. Polis signs executive order allocating $1.674 billion in federal funds for COVID-19 relief 19.5.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
State distribution of $1.674 billion in federal funds from the CARES Act, to support recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis it caused, was announced Monday by Gov. Jared Polis who signed an executive order pursuant to coronavirus aid and relief.
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California schools face 'devastating' coronavirus cuts as they struggle to reopen 15.5.2020 LA Times: Health

The coronavirus recession leads to California budget plan with major cuts to education.

Coronavirus forces sharp cuts to schools, healthcare in California, Newsom says 15.5.2020 LA Times: Health

California faces a $9.7-billion drop in tax revenues for the fiscal year that ends in June, with a total projected deficit of $54.3 billion through the early summer of 2021.

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New signs that coronavirus restrictions are here for the long haul in California 13.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Even as officials laid out more tentative plans to reopen California's battered economy, there were growing signs Tuesday that life would not be getting back to normal any time soon.

CSU plans to cancel most in-person classes and go online this fall, chancellor announces 13.5.2020 LA Times: Health

CSU plans to cancels most in-person classes in the fall and rely mainly on virtual instruction amid the coronavirus crisis, the chancellor announces.

Austin Beutner: If we don't act now, coronavirus will keep hurting L.A.'s kids long after there's a vaccine 12.5.2020 LA Times: Health

Returning to school will require far more than spreading out desks and making new rules for recess.

The Empire Has No Clothes in the Classroom That Zoom Built 11.5.2020
There is no way to continue putting yet more duct tape on this smashed bumper of a public education ...
Communities Forced to Fight Planned School Closures, Privatization Amid COVID-19 8.5.2020
Communities Forced to Fight Planned School Closures, Privatization Amid COVID-19
UC could reopen just one-third of its dorm rooms this fall 5.5.2020 LA Times: Health

The University of California could reopen just one-third to one-half of its dorm rooms this fall to keep safe distances among students amid the coronavirus outbreak. It's unclear which students would get to return to campus or where other students would live.

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Editorial: Does the U.S. Constitution guarantee kids the right to be taught how to read? It should 28.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

A federal appeals court rules that a state's failure to teach kids their ABCs denies students their rights under the U.S. Constitution.

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Editorial: Letting state governments go bankrupt is a terrible idea 28.4.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Egged on by Mitch McConnell, Trump has floated the idea of letting states go bankrupt in response to the COVID-19 cash crunch. It's a really bad idea.

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New York Officials Caused More Deaths to Maintain the “Illusion of Education” 10.4.2020
City leaders are still talking grades and achievement when they should be caring for students’ needs, says one ...
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UC and Cal State relax admissions criteria due to coronavirus: What you need to know 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Acknowledging disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UC and Cal State systems will ease admissions requirements for applicants.

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Public schools expected to remain closed for the rest of the academic year, Newsom says 2.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Citing concerns over spreading the coronavirus, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced public schools will be closed for the rest of the academic year.

Pandemic Reveals Limits of Education System to Assist Students and Families 1.4.2020
Pandemic Reveals Limits of Education System to Assist Students and Families
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California schools unlikely to reopen this academic year amid coronavirus, state schools chief says 1.4.2020 LA Times: Health

Because of the coronavirus outbreak, state public schools are unlikely to reopen, state schools Supt. Tony Thurmond said Tuesday.

Coronavirus relief package includes aid for just about everyone, including California interests 26.3.2020 LA Times: Health

Supporters say the bill will help buoy Americans who have been laid off or are working reduced hours, critics have identified holes in the legislative safety net.

California needs nurses. So why is the state about to give up 10,000 prospects? 25.3.2020 LA Times: Health

California regulations may prevent thousands of nursing students from graduating, despite frantic effort to boost numbers of healthcare workers amid the pandemic.

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