o prepare for the next phase of vaccination distribution, the OC Health Care Agency continues to monitor activity by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices regarding the administration of booster shots of the Moderna and
After more than a year of school closures, new polling suggests California voters – and importantly, parents – are ready for more choices in public education. Statewide polling commissioned by the California Policy Center (CPC) found that, more than ever before, voters believe parents need greater choice in how their
Students and parents may believe they are a step closer to returning to in-person instruction with the passage of the Governor’s reopening plan (Assembly Bill 86), but they are not. Nothing in the bill actually requires schools to reopen, but it merely incentivizes them to do so. “With the same
Former San Diego Mayor and California gubernatorial candidate Kevin Faulconer released the following statement in response to elitist Gavin Newsom’s press conference: “Kids in all grade levels, in all school districts, deserve to be back in school now. The partial reopening plan announced by Gavin Newsom today isn’t even close
Days after successfully calling on the San Francisco school board to focus on reopening schools instead of renaming them, former mayor and gubernatorial candidate Kevin Faulconer stood outside the California Department of Education to discuss school reopenings, potential relief for families learning at home, and helping students start to recover
Rep. Michelle Steel (CA-48) joined school officials and parents yesterday to tour two Orange County schools that have returned to in-person learning and are operating safely and effectively for students. At Gisler Elementary School in Fountain Valley, Rep. Steel joined Superintendent Mark Johnson, Principal Teri Malpass, School Board President Sandra
The day after the San Francisco school district delayed a vote on reopening classrooms to instead continue discussing the renaming of 44 schools, former mayor Kevin Faulconer stood in front of Abraham Lincoln High School to urge the safe return of students to classrooms across the state. The former mayor
Senator John M. W. Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, released the results of a recent survey of his constituents in the 37th Senate District regarding reopening schools. Over 90 percent of the respondents want the right to choose whether to participate in either distance learning or engage full time in in-person classes.