LOS ANGELES (CNS) - California students will likely not return to campuses this school year because of safety concerns and the need for social distancing prompted by the coronavirus outbreak, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond wrote county superintendents today. "We are urging a safety first approach out of an abundance of caution,'' Thurmond wrote. "As such, we urge that all school districts in California move towards and/or continue to strengthen their distance learning programs and opportunities for students. "We believe this sustains the safety of our students and families, provides consistency across schools in the state and provides our districts and educators with clarity and the ability to plan for delivering education for the rest of this school year t
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