EdSource: The state does not keep records of the ventilation systems in California’s 10,000 public schools or which schools might need additional support in funding their HVAC.
California schools struggle to pay for ventilation upgrades, key to safely reopen campuses
Rundown schools forced more students to go remote
“The condition in too many schools was bad and doing harm prior to the pandemic,” CC+S's Jeff Vincent added. “The pandemic has shined a spotlight on that … These problems don’t go away when a vaccine comes.”
To safely reopen schools, we have to talk about indoor air quality and ventilation
Read our commentary in EdSource on reopening California school buildings.
The pandemic is spotlighting longstanding issues with America’s school buildings
Chalkbeat quotes CC+S cofounder Jeff Vincent on the challenge of reopening in poor quality school facilities.
Tools for Reopening School Facilities During COVID-19
CC+S launches site of tools for schools, school districts, and states in ensuring facilities are safe and healthy to reopen.
Webinar: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report on school reopening. July 15, 2020. 8am PT
Hear members of the ad hoc committee discuss the findings and recommendations
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent is member of National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, & Medicine ad hoc committee on reopening schools in a pandemic
NASEM ad hoc committee provides states and districts with guidance about whether and how to safely reopen schools in the 2020-2021 school year. Report to be released July 15, 2020.
CC+S’s Jeff Vincent discusses CA school bond on the ballot
We join EdSource for a conversation about Proposition 13, the statewide school construction bond on the March 3, 2020 ballot.
Y-PLAN Wins AIA SF Social Impact Award
Y-PLAN received a Social Impact Award in the 2019 AIA San Francisco - AIASF Community Alliance Awards! We are thankful for the ongoing support of our community!
Y-PLAN Wins APA California Public Outreach Award
Y-PLAN wins the APA California Public Outreach Award of Excellence for their regional work with MTC and ABAG.