Butte County moves to the "Orange" Tier
This is perfectly-timed for our School Board meeting NEXT WEDNESDAY (April 7th), when we will decide on the learning model for the rest of the school year. It's time to finally do what's right for kids and families in Chico. It may not be convenient for everyone (for many of us it will be a lifeline) but as we've seen over the past couple of weeks, many of our area youth are desperate for the normalcy, support, and safety that only full-time, in-person school can provide.
Going to school for just two hours a day is just not enough.
"I'd like to see school days getting longer and longer. It would make me feel like heaven."
Local nurse, Jackie Munoz, discusses mental health impacts of school closures and the drastic increase in mental health problems in children.