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Planning for the 2020-21 School Year: A Framework and Toolkit for School and District Leaders

Planning the 2020-21 School Year. A Framework and Toolkit for School and District Leaders for Feedback


The content areas below will give you a sense of the areas in which we will be providing guidance. More detailed guidance will be added over time.

As the situation evolves, we will continue to gather feedback, add resources, and expand on these considerations to help you think through these complicated times.

CDE invites your feedback and ideas for this framework and toolkit:

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Reopening schools will involve considerations around health and safety, continuity of learning, conditions for learning, planning and communications and policy and funding.

 Latest Updates (last updated May 14, 2021)

This toolkit is continually updated. In each new update, this area will note key additions or changes since the prior version.

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