Joint Statement: Statewide School Reopening Guidance

Today, Governor Gavin Newsom laid out his plan for schools across California to physically open or close as the 2020-21 school year approaches. This plan centers on local data and existing metrics to determine if our students and staff can return to classrooms for a new school year.

The Governor’s plan and the California Department of Public Health’s updated guidance offer some much-needed clarity for our communities and aid our educational leaders in their decision-making as the 2020-21 school year begins.

Read the full statement in English and Spanish.