CASH Alert: Governor Newsom Outlines CA’s COVID-19 Plan for Schools
On Friday, July 17, Governor Newsom used his daily press conference to release new mandates and revised guidance pertaining to the criteria for schools to close in-person instruction and provide distance learning, and when they can reopen. The immediate effect is that all schools located in a county on the state COVID-19 watchlist must start the school year in distance learning. While the list changes daily, it has held steady at approximately 32 of California’s 58 counties being included.
The following is a summary of the plan as announced by the Governor. Below, you will find highlights from related documents released today and links to the full documents.