California Schools Closed Through End Of Academic Year, Continuing Distance Learning

By bigreid on April 1, 2020
ROME, ITALY – MARCH 5: An empty corridor of La Sapienza University is seen on March 5, 2020 in Rome, Italy. Over 3,089 people have been infected by the novel Coronavirus in Italy. Among these 107 people have died (mainly because of a previous and serious clinical conditions compromised by the virus), 2,706 people have currently tested positive and 276 people have recovered, making Italy the hub of the epidemic in the west. The Italian government is putting in place emergency measures including closing all schools and universities in the country from Thursday until at least mid-March in a bid to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19). (Photo by Marco Di Lauro/Getty Images)

Earlier in March schools around California began closing to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Recently, schools have extended closures through April and have continued to have online learning.

As of this morning Gov. Gavin Newsom confirmed that school campuses will be closed for the rest for the academic year, but made


During this announcement Governor Gavin Newsom talked about Google and how they will be providing about 4,000 Chromebooks to help with distance learning and about 100,000 families with free wi-fi. See that full story here.

Also the University of California announced that the will  ease admission requirements for fall 2020 and beyond by eliminating SAT test scores and minimum grades.


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