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42% of Parents Worry COVID-19 Will Affect Child's Education
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Apr 1, 8:09 AM: With the novel coronavirus pandemic forcing the closure of nearly all U.S. schools, administrators, educators and parents across the country are facing the challenge of finding a way for learning to continue. Seven in 10 parents of >
Many Schools Are Not Providing Any Instruction Amid Closures
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Apr 1, 8:08 AM: WITH SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR more than 55 million children across the country – and shuttered for the rest of the academic year in seven states – school district leaders are scrambling to establish some kind of distance learning >
For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Puts Cyber Charters in the Spotlight
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Apr 1, 8:07 AM: The extended shutdown of most K-12 schools nationwide is putting cyber charter schools in a spotlight few could have imagined before the coronavirus outbreak. But that attention could come with good and bad consequences.
How learning changes when school happens at home and online
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Apr 1, 8:05 AM: More than 55 million American students are now out of school and expected to learn from home. To find out how that's going, we talked to a handful of parents and teachers.
Opinion: What's lost in the rush to online learning
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Apr 1, 8:00 AM: It's understandable why nearly every school in the country has shut down through at least April, but this massive rush to move K-12 education online is a mistake. It's going to intensify pre-existing inequities and it just doesn't >
Homeschooling Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic Just Got Easier
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Apr 1, 7:59 AM: As more schools close their doors for the academic school year, parents and students are struggling with ways to organize their days productively. For parents, it can be both mentally exhausting and time-consuming to navigate the >
To salvage the semester, college professors make a rapid pivot to teaching online
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Apr 1, 7:57 AM: Across America, colleges and universities are racing to rescue spring terms from the wreckage of the coronavirus pandemic. Faculty members are on the front lines of this massive and unprecedented shift from in-person to online >
With Schools Closed, Kids With Disabilities Are More Vulnerable Than Ever (CER in the news)
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Mar 30, 8:06 AM: Jeanne Allen, who founded the Center for Education Reform, an advocacy group that promotes school choice, said she was relieved to get the guidance, as there's been, "confusion about what schools, school districts and educators were >
Educators: Stimulus Not Nearly Enough to Save Schools
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Mar 30, 8:04 AM: Public schools, colleges and universities got $31 billion in relief – an amount advocates say is insufficient.
Op-Ed: Progessive cities failing black education
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Mar 30, 8:03 AM: A recent report by Chris Stewart has shed new light on some of the educational problems faced by black youth. The report is titled “The Secret Shame: How America’s Most Progressive Cities Betray Their Commitment to Educational >
Opinion: Homeschooling during the coronavirus will set back a generation of children
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Mar 30, 8:00 AM: As the coronavirus pandemic closes schools, in some cases until September, American children this month met their new English, math, science and homeroom teachers: their iPads and their parents.
Opinion: Online Education That Fits Each Child
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Mar 30, 7:59 AM: If remote instruction becomes mainstream because of school closures, it has a chance to accelerate student learning.
Editorial: Locked Out of the Virtual Classroom
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Mar 30, 7:58 AM:

The coronavirus pandemic has forced a nationwide reckoning with the lack of internet connectivity and devices for students.

Opinion: Homeschooling feels really hard. That’s because it is.
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Mar 30, 7:55 AM: Over 2 million families home-schooled in the U.S. before covid-19 entered the scene and made learning at home the new norm for most of America’s students. We home schooling parents have been creating lesson plans, sharing strategies >
Opinion: Keep students learning during shutdowns
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Mar 30, 7:54 AM: While school buildings are off-limits during the pandemic, learning should not be. Families, students and taxpayers should be astonished at how quickly — and why — some schools decided not to move at least some instruction online >
How coronavirus dramatically changed college for over 14 million students
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Mar 27, 8:39 AM: Around the world, communities are taking drastic measures to curtail the spread of coronavirus. For many colleges and universities, that means canceling events, closing dorms and dramatically disrupting the lives of students and >
Editorial: Schools never prepared for this. But they better get ready now, fast.
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Mar 27, 8:33 AM: This is no ordinary snowstorm . School officials need to look to the long term with thinking that will keep children learning.
Colleges Get Billions in Coronavirus Relief, but Say Deal Falls Short of Needs
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Mar 26, 8:12 AM: The $2 trillion stimulus package barreling toward passage by the Senate on Wednesday will send about $14 billion to colleges and universities that are hemorrhaging money as they close their campuses and try to stay afloat with >
Colleges are likely to get billions in coronavirus aid, but advocates say it’s not enough
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Mar 26, 8:11 AM: Colleges and universities are expected to receive billions of dollars from the coronavirus relief bill moving through Congress. But a top higher education advocate in Washington called funding levels “woefully inadequate” to >
Catholic schools are reeling: Coronavirus has dealt a massive blow to religious educational institutions
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Mar 26, 8:10 AM: As the nation works to stem the spread of coronavirus, American schools are bearing an enormous part of the burden. With as many as 9 in 10 schools now closed, almost overnight they have retooled to navigate a new era of large-scale >

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