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- An EdSource analysis explores the flood risks for California schools and found that more than one-fifth of K-12 schools are at a high or moderate risk of flooding.
- What are the long-term consequences to education systems facing severe flood risks?
- Learn about the importance of flood maps.
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California schools in communities from Pajaro in Monterey County to Planada in Merced County were flooded earlier this year by torrential rains, causing major damage.
The flooding isn’t over yet. A record snowpack is poised to melt and send rivers surging over their banks. And according to an EdSource analysis of federal data, more than a fifth of the state’s K-12 schools are at a high or moderate risk of flooding.
What can school districts and state government do to prepare, and to help reduce the risk of flooding?
Read the full article about flooding risk for schools at EdSurge.