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Vaccinated Teachers Won’t Mean Automatic School Reopenings In San Diego County

Dec. 18, 2020
By Joe Hong

Teachers are currently expected to be vaccinated behind frontline healthcare workers and nursing home residents.

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Pandemic Profile: Making The Most Of Her College Experience Halfway Around The World

Dec. 17, 2020
By Joe Hong

Arianna Cubillian planned on staying in the Philippines for only the summer, but then the pandemic took a turn for the worse.

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English Learners Are Falling Further Behind In The Virtual Classroom

Dec. 15, 2020
By Joe Hong

Students who are not fluent in English have received D’s and F’s at significantly higher rates than their peers during distance learning.

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San Diego Unified Begins COVID-19 Testing In 10 District Elementary Schools

Dec. 15, 2020
By City News Service

The testing initiative is designed to help to keep students and staff safe while expanding in-person learning amid the pandemic. The reopening strategy was developed in collaboration with UCSD infectious disease experts, according to SDUSD Superintendent Cindy Marten.

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Top Officials At Most UC Schools Call For Tuition Increase

Dec. 12, 2020
By Associated Press

Officials at the majority of University of California campuses are calling for its regents to consider a tuition increase for the 2022 school year due to drops in revenue from the coronavirus pandemic.

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San Diego Unified Says A $155 Million Budget Shortfall Is Possible For Next Year

Dec. 10, 2020
By Joe Hong

Officials say that dire projection, while possible, is not likely given the strong chance of state and federal help.

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Five Southwestern College Employees Sue Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

Dec. 10, 2020
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

This follows an investigation conducted by USC researchers a year and a half ago that found a climate of anti-Black racism at the college in Chula Vista.

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Exposure Notification App Tested At UCSD Now Available To All Californians

Dec. 10, 2020
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

On Thursday, Californians can turn on a new tool that will alert them if they've been exposed to someone later diagnosed with COVID-19. The technology was tested on the UC San Diego campus earlier this year.

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Cal State Universities Planning For Primarily In-Person Courses Next Fall

Dec. 9, 2020
By City News Service

The California State University system, which includes San Diego State and CSU San Marcos, is planning for an anticipated return primarily to in-person courses starting next fall.

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Dreamers Look Forward To Biden Administration After Being Left In Limbo

Dec. 8, 2020
By Tania Thorne

DACA recipients, or Dreamers as they’ve come to be known, have been left in limbo amid the pandemic and the Trump administration's actions to end DACA.