Welcome to Essential Education, our daily look at education in California and beyond. Here's the latest:
- All L.A. Unified schools now are back in session after closures due to wildfires last week.
- The L.A. school board will consider a plan to increase transparency by putting more information online.
Nearly two months after a norovirus outbreak began during a class trip to Yosemite, students in Santa Monica are still falling sick with the stomach bug, according to school and public health officials.