Shasta County Office of Education
Nearly Half of All Shasta County Students Participated in COVID Mandate Walkouts
School absentee data provided by the Shasta County Office of Education indicates that a majority of Shasta County community members oppose COVID vaccine mandates in schools. Organizers of school walkouts say they’ll continue to pull their children out of school on Mondays until they’re given freedom of choice about vaccines. Student COVID vaccine mandates are not yet in effect.
American Indian Advisory in Shasta County Leads the Way in Statewide Education Reform for Native Students
Shasta County Office of Education’s American Indian Advisory played a pivotal role in new legislation that provides excused absences for California students attending Native cultural ceremonies and events. The bill, sponsored by Assembly member Megan Dahle, addresses one of the primary causes of Native student’s chronically high rates of absenteeism.