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To the cobit nineteen pandemic KQED Shannon Lynn reports loss campus housing and parking fees make up over half of the revenue losses after students and most staff members were sent home mid March the system has spent an additional fifty million on operational costs like cleaning and online learning but that's a small percentage of the system's budget which was at an all time high prior to the pandemic disease use Michael you in camp we have a robust reserve policy so that we're prepared for some level of budget uncertainty but in terms of you know what we're going to be going forward it really is going to be a reflection of what the governor proposes forest potentially as early as Thursday this system has also received funds from the federal cares act that is expected to cover a large portion of revenue loss the board of trustees is expected to discuss their financial status in detail later today I'm sure naman KQED news San Francisco unified school district officials want to check in on all fifty four thousand of the district's students the wellness checks are aimed at identifying students who may be experiencing trauma as a result of changes brought by the pandemic KQED's meaning Kim has more district officials say they've been reaching out to students and families since the shelter in place order came down but each school community took its own approach this will be a standardized way to assess students needs and better coordinate support to families across the bay area school districts are concerned about connecting with students who have yet to log into online school portals and participate in online learning San Francisco unified wants to first try to contact families that have not been in regular contact with staff or teachers it's aiming to reach all students within three weeks I mean they can't kick you read the news a new analysis of hiring finds not surprisingly that there isn't much of it going on these days we get more on that from KQED's need to force the nonprofit joint venture Silicon Valley is analysis found that hiring in the bay area has fallen twenty five percent since the beginning of the call could nineteen pandemic that's slightly more of a drop them for the U. S. as a whole but many other cities did even worse than the bay area including Austin New York City Phoenix LA and Chicago one sector of the national market actually added jobs hi tech hardware and networking which showed a modest gain of two percent in the last couple of months that might be a bright spot for the bay area since many major firms are based here I mean Harsin KQED news there's more coverage of the corona virus in response to it in the bay area and beyond at KQED dot org in Oakland I'm Brian what good morning on KQED live in San Francisco with the KQ weedy studios I'm Dave Freiman and coming up the California story on morning edition in just a few moments it's California's camp Pendleton enjoying social distancing on the firing range yet marines can still get a hair cut on bass more on surprising ways covert nineteen is changing and not changing military life it's coming up for you later today coming up at one it's fresher on the next fresh air Michael Arceneaux author of.

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