Investigation Finds School Records Don't Show True Story of Attendance at One Central Valley District

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Attendance and Engagement Records Don't Match Up with Actual Student Participation

An investigation from NPR’s California Newsroom has found that despite a new state law requiring school districts to keep detailed attendance and engagement records this year, to make sure students online didn’t fall behind, the numbers may not be telling the whole story.  In one Central Valley school district, students were counted as present and engaged when they did little more than log-in.
Reporter: Soreath Hok, Valley Public Radio 

Workers' Rights Advocates Argue New EDD Rules Will Lead to More Roadblocks

The state Employment Development Department says that starting next month, unemployed Californians will have to show that they’re actively looking for work to stay eligible for benefits. It could be the latest roadblack for hundreds of thousands of residents who are still waiting for unemploment benefits.
Guest: Daniela Urban, Center for Workers’ Rights

 

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