Collaborative Approaches to Getting Back to School

#ComeBackCalifornia is a campaign designed by CCEE to spotlight local educational agencies’ (LEAs) collaborative approaches to getting California’s students back to school. It focuses on sharing tools, resources, and practices to leverage partnerships and facilitate dialogue among LEAs to support each other during the pandemic.

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Collaborative Approaches

Get information about how LEAs are collaborating to bring kids back to school safely.

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Share ComeBack Approaches

Do you have an LEA collaborative approach that has worked well? Share it with us.

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Social Media

Follow us on Twitter and (#ComeBackCalifornia) for the latest news and updates on getting California kids back to school safely.

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K-12 Playbooks

Playbooks for planning a safe return to school that maximizes future equity outcomes and addresses the diverse needs of California’s students.

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#ComeBackCalifornia Spotlight


CCEE is spotlighting MCOE students and staff on their experiences with remote learning and transitioning back into the classroom as part of a Spring pilot. To learn more about the MCOE approach, please click .

Get the latest news, information and tools on getting kids back to school safely.


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California’s Pandemic Plan for Learning and Safe Schools

Released on 7/17/20, COVID-19 industry guidance for schools and school-based programs

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California Department of Public Health Letter: 8/25/20

COVID-19 and Reopening In-Person Learning Elementary Education Waiver Process

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California Health Officials List Conditions for Waiver

EdSource reports on schools allowed to open for small groups with ’acute’ needs under new guidance

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Learning with Our Global Colleagues

This webinar explores our global partners' strategies and experiences as they relate to reopening school communities

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Reopening Schools in the Context of COVID-19

Linda Darling Hammond and colleagues provide a comprehensive overview on approaches to restarting and reinventing school

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