Monday, August 10, 2020     Volume: 21, Issue: 23

Santa Maria Sun / Opinion


COVID-19 response requires focus on safety, equity across all school reopening plans

The long-awaited answer about what schools will look like in the fall was delivered on July 17 when Gov. Newsom announced all public and private schools in counties on the state’s monitoring list, which includes Santa Barbara County, must open via distance learning. This includes all public, private, and charter schools serving students from transitional kindergarten through 12th grade. Preschools may continue to se... [ Read More ]

Weekly Poll
What do you think of the Lompoc prison facilities' ways of mitigating the spread of COVID-19?

Definitely cruel and unusual—more people should have received home confinement.
It was certainly inhumane; inmates couldn't even shower for almost two weeks.
It was not great but was typical of our current institutions.
I think it was adequate given the situation.

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