California could start new school year as early as July

Los Angeles (AFP) - California may start the new school year as early as July to make up for some of the "learning loss" due to the pandemic, the state's Governor Gavin Newsom said Tuesday."We recognize there's been a learning loss because of this disruption," Newsom told reporters. "And so we are considering an even earlier school year into the fall, as early as late July, early August."Schools in California, the most populous US state, have been closed since the lockdown against the coronavirus began in March. However, classes for most of the state's 6.1 million pupils have continued online....


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