STATE: Cash-strapped Bay Area school district braces…

The financial fallout from the coronavirus is threatening the budgets of all California schools, but cash-strapped districts like West Contra Costa Unified may be hit the hardest. The district was already spending beyond its means prior to COVID-19, and estimated… Read full article at EdSource

STATE: California college students fear pandemic will…

Most of California’s college students are concerned the coronavirus pandemic will prevent them from graduating. An Education Trust poll, released Thursday, found 77% of college students nationally and 75% of California students had concerns about staying on track to graduate… Read full article at EdSource

Schools should encourage but not require…

Students should be encouraged but not required to use face coverings when California schools reopen for classroom instruction, according to a draft of “interim guidance” from the state obtained by EdSource. However, all staff should use face coverings, according to… Read full article at EdSource

CIF-SS commissioner Rob Wigod is open…

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on and high school sports in California remain on hold, CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod and his office will play a key role in the eventual return of athletics. Though it remains unclear when… Read full article at The Desert Sun

No prom. No awards night. No…

Isolated at home during the coronavirus pandemic with almost no chance for a prom or graduation ceremony, Eagle Rock High School senior Lincoln Debenham had an idea. He tweeted a message to former President Barack Obama, asking if he would… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

City approves Class of 2020 graduation…

As the COVID-19 climate continues to have an impact on various public and private sectors of life around Blythe and the greater Palo Verde Valley community, local Class of 2020 families now have a clearer picture of what this year’s… Read full article at Palo Verde Valley Times

McGough named acting superintendent of MUSD

Chad McGough, assistant superintendent of personnel services in the Menifee Union School District, has been named acting superintendent of MUSD. McCough will serve in that capacity until an interim superintendent is named. He fills the position left by Steve Kennedy,… Read full article at Menifee 24/7

Inland Empire schools plan for 2020-21…

No one, including the California Department of Education, knows exactly what the 2020-21 public school year will look like, in light of the coronavirus pandemic. But Inland Empire school districts are working out their plans. On Wednesday, May 27, State… Read full article at The Press-Enterprise

Congrats to MVUSD Class of 2020

Coronavirus has done a lot of damage. It's even caused the graduating Class of 2020 to have to do without a long-awaited traditional commencement ceremony. But the City of MoVal is partnering with Moreno Valley Unified and the Moreno Valley… Read full article at Moreno Valley City News

Palm Springs Unified School District projects…

Preliminary estimates show that the Palm Springs Unified School District has a projected $29 million deficit in its FY2020-21 budget as a result of the COVID-19 recession. During Tuesday night's study session, district leaders discussed $8 million in possible cuts… Read full article at The Desert Sun