SACRAMENTO- Today during a live press conference Governor Newsom announced signing a $1.1 Billion relief package to combat the COVID-19 pandemic in California. During the press conference he also stated 98.8% of schools will most likely not return to classes before summer break, essentially ending the current school year, which was expected for most districts to return April 6th.
Newsom, along with California education and health officials, also released new guidance for K-12 schools with an emphasis on assisting low-income and disabled children. “Even though a school may be physically closed, educating and feeding our kids shouldn’t stop. Students still need instruction – even if it’s at a distance. Our low-income students also continue to need access to free or reduced price, healthy meals,” said Newsom.
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