Coronavirus (COVID-19)Information and resources regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and California's response.
The California Department of Education (CDE) is monitoring the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and working closely with agency partners. Local educational agencies (LEAs) are encouraged to follow California Department of Public Health recommendations. LEAs should identify plans for communicating with families and consider learning supports for school closures.
California Department of Education (CDE) and California Health and Human Services Agency (HHS)
California Department of Education (CDE)
From Tony Thurmond, SSPI (Updated 24-Mar-2020)
One place for news releases and correspondence from Tony Thurmond, State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI), regarding COVID-19.
SB 117 COVID-19 LEA Response Funds (Added 30-Mar-2020)
First Apportionment for the SB 117 COVID-19 LEA Response Funds for Fiscal Year 2019–20.
COVID-19 and the Suspension of Statewide Testing (Added 24-Mar-2020)
An update from Assessment Spotlight, Issue 85 on the suspension of statewide testing, High School Equivalency Summer Convenings in August, and All About Accessibility.
California Office of Governor Gavin Newsom
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
A list of various California Department of Public Health (CDPH) guidance documents related to COVID-19.
School Guidance on Novel Coronavirus or COVID-19 (March 7, 2020)
(PDF; Added 09-Mar-2020)
Joint guidance from the California Department of Education and the California Department of Public Health regarding the Novel Coronavirus (COVID 19)
Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Guidance for Schools and School Districts
(PDF; Added 03-Mar-2020)
Specific guidelines for California’s K–12 schools, districts, and county offices of education.