Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. K. Monroe on Governor Newsom’s 2021-22 State Budget Proposal

View in your browser Leer en español Contact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163 January 8, 2021 Today Governor Gavin Newsom shared his state budget proposal for 2021-22, which includes critical funding increases to address the pandemic-induced realities that have so profoundly and inequitably impacted public education. We appreciate that the Governor’s…


Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe on Alameda County’s Return to Purple Tier

View in your browser Leer en españolContact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163November 16, 2020 The news that Alameda County county will be moving back into the Purple Tier under the State’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy framework is disheartening, but necessary given the surge in COVID-19 cases around the country, our state and…


Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe on a Timeline for Reopening Secondary Schools

View in your browser Leer en español Contact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163 October 28, 2020 Today’s health order update by the Alameda County Public Health Department outlining the timeline for the reopening of secondary (middle and high) schools is another important step forward.Our school leaders and I approach this announcement…


Statement from Alameda County Superintendent of Schools L. Karen Monroe on Alameda County Moving to Red Tier

View in your browser Leer en español Contact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163 September 22, 2020 Alameda County moved into the Red Tier Tuesday under the State of California’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy. In order for schools to consider re-opening to in-classroom instruction, the county must remain in the…


Alameda County Begins Elementary School Reopening Waiver Process

View in your browser FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 2, 2020Press ReleaseContact: Michelle Smith McDonald, Director of Communications and Public Affairs, [email protected], (510) 670-4163 Alameda County Begins Elementary School Reopening Waiver Process Waivers allow students in transitional kindergarten to 6th grade to return to campus for in-person instructionOakland, CA – The Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) announced Wednesday that it…