Calif. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Says Campuses Will Not Reopen This School Year
“We are in unprecedented times, and it’s hard to tell what the future holds as we are all doing our best to flatten the curve.” Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond
Campus Closure Extended; District Switches to Distance Learning
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, San Juan Unified Schools District has extended campus closures at least through May 1 and will begin online instruction on April 13. The district has been working to adopt a new style of instruction, called “Distance Learning,” that will allow students to learn at home at meet virtually with teacher via the internet. "To help students stay connected t...
Social Media Helps Students Cope with Social Distancing
Staying connected via social platforms has become increasingly important upon news of a formal order for Sacramento County residents to remain inside except for essential activities in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19, or the coronavirus. For teenagers, who are known for living in a digital age, it should seem like an easy task to stay connected, but many have realized the impact of soci...
College Board Announces AP Testing Changes
The College Board has offered a refund to students who are no longer interested in taking the test but after surveying 18,000 students around the country, they discovered that 91 percent of students still wanted to take the tests, despite school closures and other interferences in the normal school year. “It’s not ideal especially since I think it will prevent some people from taking the exam,” said ...
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