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California to Spend Additional $650M On Special Education

California’s method of funding special education will become streamlined and a little more equitable, thanks to a…


State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Releases Guidance Document on Safe Reopening of California's Public Schools

On Monday, June 8, 2020, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tony Thurmond announced that CDE has released a…


Disability rights groups, school administrators spar over possible changes to special education laws

“Times of crisis are not the time to roll back civil rights. It’s actually time to roll up our sleeves and do it…


Telehealth & LEA School-Based Services, An Open Letter

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) need immediate telehealth policy accommodations…


California Schools Chief Recommends Schools to Prepare for Distance Learning

On Tuesday, March 31, 2020 California’s schools chief, Tony Thurmond, released a letter he wrote to the 58 county…


A Message to Our Clients, COVID-19 Response

The coronavirus (COVID-19) situation is evolving daily. Paradigm is closely monitoring direction and advice from the…


CA School Health Conference & Advocacy Day May 14-15

The California School-Based Health Alliance is hosting their annual statewide school health conference and advocacy day…


Healthy Schools Campaign Hosts Free Webinar on School Medicaid Opportunities

Date: September 24, 2019 Time: 1PM - 2PM, CDT About the Webinar This introductory webinar will explore the following…


New Push in California for Later Middle, High School Start Times—EdSource

The author of a previously vetoed bill last year proposing starting middle and high school later to give teens more…


Medi-Cal Enrollment Among Immigrant Kids Stalls, Then Falls. Is Fear To Blame?—California Healthline

"The number of undocumented immigrant children in California’s Medicaid program rose for about a year after the program…