What experience has taught me is, that given the opportunity and support, higher education is for everyone. Students who find their path become the powerful workers who create our communities.

During a virtual news conference, Secretary Ryan Stewart  said that while many younger children will able to return to classrooms in January, the department still has no timeline for opening campuses to middle and high school students.

A coalition of educators addressed members of the Legislative Education Study Committee on Wednesday, advocating for adjustments to next year's budget, accommodations for students, increased salaries for school employees, and other issues related to the pandemic.

Next week, a collaboration of about 100 Capital High students will release about 15 videos, comic strips, flyers and other methods of breaking down language and information barriers to promote mask-wearing, social distancing and staying home.

"I do think that COVID was a contributor, with people opting for home-schooling for their children or moving out of state or simply pursuing other ways of learning," Superintendent Veronica García said.

The complaint alleged board member Gilbert Serrano told Veronica War-Montoya he did not think "women should be serving as principal and assistant principal" at Española Valley High School, where she served as assistant principal in 2019. 

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