Public Health (CDPH) published Guidance for K-12 Schools and Child Care Settings to Support Safe In-Person Services and Mitigate the Spread of Communicable Diseases, 2023-2024 School Year.
On July 27, 2023, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) revised its School Testing for COVID-19 webpage to include updated links and contacts as well as guidance directing K-12 schools to continue to follow the Testing Framework for K-12 Schools for the 2022-2023 School Year for the upcoming school year (23/24). CPDH also updated its Frequently Asked Questions Around K-12 Testing. Read this blog to read all about it!
Did you know that there's a free toolkit that could help you strengthen your school's safety reporting program? Check it out!
Swatting is a dangerous hoax, where a false report of an emergency or threat of violence prompts an immediate law enforcement response. However, there are some proactive steps that school districts can take to reduce risk.
The next phase of the CA SMARTER PLAN is mitigation in schools which will focus on long-term prevention and preservation of safe in-person schooling.
In today's climate, K-12 agencies are challenged with an evolving and complex set of threats, hazards, and security challenges. Targeted school violence remains an ongoing problem across the United States, with tragedies affecting agencies and impacting the health and safety of our youth.
As the CDPH mask mandate for wearing a face mask indoors at K-12 Schools comes to an end, district leaders should be mindful of how this may affect their schools.
Governor Gavin Newsom’s February 28, 2022 Executive Order N-5-22, California suspended its COVID-19 masking requirement for most workers, regardless of vaccination status.
Recently signed by Governor Newsom, SB 722 requires a school district or charter school to have at least one adult with a valid certification of CPR training to be present throughout the duration of a non-interscholastic event.
TikTok trends have impacted school districts across the nation, leaving many school administrators frustrated. It's important to be aware of the potential for these incidents before they occur.
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