Middle school is where many students branch out academically. Some seem to thrive online, while others have “dropped off the map.”
Teachers are trying new ways to make online learning work. Getting students to turn on their screens can sometimes be the hardest part.
This week a new series examines the fears and frustrations of teachers facing a new year of distance learning.
While some kids spend class time looking at age-inappropriate YouTube videos, their teachers search for ways to connect with them.
Lyft and Uber drivers' early pandemic experiences have soured them on the companies' ability to keep their workers safe.
Hospitals and clinics that recently faced financial collapse are reopening waiting rooms. But PPE shortages and staff-risk issues remain.
The Mayor's Fund has raised $20 million to fund debit cards for impoverished residents hit hard by the COVID-19 economic crisis.
As pandemic-driven unemployment figures skyrocket, the once-unthinkable is being discussed: A universal basic income for Americans.
More than 2 million Californians have recently lost their jobs and many are now without health coverage.
There are no quick fixes to the state's water woes – and so many impoverished residents remain exposed to unsafe water.
For Indians who are not part of a casino-connected tribe, life on the state's reservations and rancherias can be a hardscrabble existence.
Clear Lake was once a resort destination. When its water quality deteriorated, tourism plunged.
From Slab City to the Gran Plaza, residents ”eke by” in the shadows of California agribusiness.
Bay Area seventh grader helps to organize San Francisco student protests as part of Friday’s “Climate Strike.”
Attorneys are gearing up for an intensification of a brutal, two-year fight to protect immigrant communities from an increasingly punitive federal government and its enforcement agencies.
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A clash between two Americas can be seen in the story of Haitian immigrants. One is a welcoming, pluralist America; the other is the nativist country...
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American children die of measles and whooping cough not because of shortages of vaccine sera, or trained nurses, but because their parents have bought into antivaccine...
Co-published by The American Prospect California’s red-hot housing market has made renters vulnerable to rapidly increasing rents that they struggle to pay, or to evictions implemented by...