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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)

From Tony Thurmond, SSPI (Updated 11-May-2020)
One place for news releases and correspondence from Tony Thurmond, State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI), regarding COVID-19.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Webinars (Updated 08-May-2020)

General FAQs for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (Added 27-Mar-2020)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Federal Funding Flexibility (Added 18-May-2020)

Additional CDE Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources (Updated 18-May-2020)

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Joint K-12 and Higher Education California Agencies

Information on College Admissions, Grading, and Graduation Requirements (Added 01-Apr-2020)

California Office of Governor Gavin Newsom

Executive Order N-56-20: Empowering Schools to Focus on COVID-19 Response and Transparency External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 23-Apr-2020)

Governor Newsom Announces Cross-Sector Partnerships to Support Distance Learning and Bridge the Digital Divide External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 20-Apr-2020)

Executive Order N-47-20: Expand Support for Vulnerable Populations External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 07-Apr-2020)

Executive Order N-45-20: Provide Expanded Access to Child Care for Essential Workers During COVID-19 Response External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 04-Apr-2020)

Executive Order N-30-20: Suspend Standardized Testing for Students in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 18-Mar-2020)

Executive Order N-26-20: Ensuring State Funding for Schools Even in Event of Physical Closure External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 13-Mar-2020)

Governor Newsom Declares State of Emergency to Help State Prepare for Broader Spread of COVID-19 External link opens in new window or tab. (Dated 04-Mar-2020)

California Department of Public Health (CDPH)

Guidance Documents External link opens in new window or tab. (Added 24-Mar-2020)
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) External link opens in new window or tab. (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 External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF; Added 03-Mar-2020)
Specific guidelines for California’s K–12 schools, districts, and county offices of education.

Questions:   California Department of Education | COVID19@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 29, 2020
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