When a student quarantines to protect the health and safety of their school community, that student loses money for their education. But it doesn't have to be that way. The Cost of Quarantine coalition—made up of leaders, educators, families and advocates—is calling for a fair policy that funds our students' education while protecting their health. Nearly 30 education systems leaders and advocates are calling on Governor Newsom and members of the California State Legislature to end the financial consequences for quarantined students. Read the letter below:
Education leaders across California are advocating for a solution for our schools.
And over 2,500 families, educators and Californians have signed the petition!