California Superintendent talks distance learning, COVID-19 summer plans

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —

Students across California have now been home for six weeks due to the novel coronavirus outbreak and the resulting stay-at-home orders.

Over six million students across the state have been forced to keep up with their education from home through distance learning as their schools remain closed.

KCRA 3’s Marlei Martinez spoke one-on-one with California’s top education official, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond, on Wednesday.

Thurmond talked about resources to help families with distance learning, his new task force to close the digital divide and plans for the near future.

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