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San Diego Unified Removes Trump Letter From Federal Food Boxes

Oct. 7
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

Food baskets heading out to families in the San Diego Unified School District Wednesday will be sent without a letter from President Donald Trump.

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Chula Vista Elementary School District Leaders Put Reopening Plans On Hold

Oct. 6
By Tania Thorne

The district had planned on a partial reopening of campuses beginning Oct. 26. But officials told parents at a townhall meeting Monday that online learning for nearly all students will continue until further notice.

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SDSU Reports 14 New COVID-19 Cases For Total Of 1,120

Oct. 3
By City News Service

The school is aware of 1,068 confirmed cases at SDSU and 52 probable cases, the university's Student Health Services reported Saturday.

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Teachers Union Questions Chula Vista Elementary Reopening Plan After COVID-19 Cases At Campus Child Care Centers

Oct. 2
By Joe Hong

At least five cases have been reported at childcare centers operating on some of the district’s campuses. Union leaders say the district has not adequately enforced physical distancing and mask policies.

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Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 International Vaccine Trial To Include San Diegans

Oct. 1
By City News Service

A COVID-19 vaccine trial sponsored by drugmaker Johnson & Johnson is slated to get underway soon in San Diego, and will include an estimated 2,000 participants at UC San Diego Health.

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New COVID-19 Testing Sites Open For Teachers, School Personnel

Oct. 1
By Jacob Aere

All school staff who interact with children must be tested every two months. The County Office of Education says that means 40,000 tests per month.

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Prop. 16 Would Bring Affirmative Action Back To California, Critics Say It's Not Necessary

Oct. 1
By Shalina Chatlani

Proposition 16 is asking California voters to bring affirmative action back to public schools and government work. Supporters of Prop. 16 say it would help balance the scales, but some critics say it could hurt.

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SD Unified, SDSU Taking Baby Steps Toward In-Person Learning

Sept. 30
By Joe Hong

While there are not yet any plans for a more comprehensive reopening, both the district and university will welcome back a select number of students in October for in-person learning.

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Childcare Providers Say More State Funding Needed To Stave Off Crisis

Sept. 30
By Claire Trageser

State rules put in place at the onset of the pandemic have forced childcare providers to cut class sizes while costs for additional staffing and cleaning supplies have gone up. As many as 5,000 have already closed statewide.

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UC San Diego Begins Fall Term With COVID-19 Precautions

Sept. 28
By Jacob Aere

UCSD began its fall quarter Monday with extensive safety precautions in place to protect students and faculty from the spread of COVID-19.