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Education, Interrupted
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Apr 7, 8:44 AM: Teachers who specialize in working with students who have gaps in their education are sounding the alarm about the difficulties posed by traumatic pauses in learning.
How Peg + Cat can be a math class during coronovirus school closures
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Apr 6, 8:32 AM: One form of distance learning can be as easy as turning on a low-tech tool — the television. In a partnership designed to provide students and parents — especially low-income households without Wi-Fi access — an alternative to >
The new reality of school at home: Overwhelmed. Isolated. Unfocused. Very Stressed
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Apr 6, 8:17 AM: It’s been three weeks since school districts across the state have closed their campuses as the novel coronavirus continues to sweep its way across California — sending more than 6 million students home to navigate online or >
Coronavirus crisis to spur big changes in education, local teachers and experts say
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Apr 6, 7:58 AM: The coronavirus pandemic that has forced schools and colleges to shutter their doors could ultimately spur positive change after the crisis ends, local educators say, but the trying times also shine a light on glaring >
Opinion: COVID-19 proves educational system too rigid
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Apr 6, 7:19 AM: No one should reach conclusions about an institution based on its struggles with the coronavirus lockdown. The situation is too extraordinary to expect anyone to have a foolproof strategy. But the lockdown’s effect on K-12 >
For Young Children With Autism And Other Developmental Disorders, School Closures Could Be A Major S
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Apr 3, 6:34 AM: Families across California have been looking for creative ways to educate at home while schools and day cares are shuttered. But for parents of children with intellectual disabilities, it’s a steeper challenge with higher >
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 >
Opinion: What K-12 education needs during the pandemic
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Mar 30, 6:33 AM: Planning for a complete shutdown of physical schools for the rest of the school year needs to begin now. And, these new federal funds should be moved rapidly to replace the traditional classroom instruction with good >
Study: New Hampshire Lacks Pandemic Planning Laws for Schools
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Mar 26, 8:09 AM: With more schools closing as the coronavirus spreads, nearly every state has laws that allow for pandemic response planning, a recent report finds.
Nobody knows when N.J. schools will reopen. How much will students suffer?
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Mar 25, 6:54 AM: Many New Jersey school districts planned for two to four weeks of distance learning as the coronavirus began spreading across the state. Instead, schools will stay closed for what Gov. Phil Murphy called “a long and extended period >
The lost school year
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Mar 20, 8:05 AM: The coronavirus outbreak could close down many U.S. classrooms for the rest of the school year, blowing a hole in kids' math and reading skills, tanking test scores for years to come and making it a scramble for some to even finish >
Schools likely to be closed for the rest of the school year, Newsom says
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Mar 18, 8:05 AM: California public schools are likely to be closed for the remainder of the school year in response to the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Gavin Newsom said Tuesday afternoon.
States are rushing to close schools. But what does the science on closures say?
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Mar 17, 8:19 AM: The CDC guidelines advised that short- and medium-term school closures do not affect the spread of the virus and that evidence from other countries shows places that closed schools, such as Hong Kong, “have not had more success in >
Forfeited Games and Virtual Learning: Coronavirus Shuts Down Schools
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Mar 9, 9:32 AM: As the virus continues to spread across the country, more and more schools are choosing to close their doors in an effort to protect their students.
‘Do we really want to close schools?’ U.S. authorities resist coronavirus closures
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Mar 6, 10:26 AM: Like many Seattle residents, Andrew Davidoff is demanding schools close to slow the country’s deadliest coronavirus outbreak, but as in other U.S. cities school officials are resisting that, saying closures could make things >
More Students Are Homeless Than Ever Before
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Jan 31, 9:20 AM: MORE STUDENTS ARE living in emergency shelters, cars, motels, on the street or in some other temporary housing situation than ever before, new federal data shows.
Georgia tech college system offers path to high school credential
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Jan 22, 8:02 AM: The Technical College System of Georgia announced Tuesday it has created a pilot program that aims to help more adults without a high school diploma earn a state-issued high school equivalency credential.
‘Right to education’ amendment draws unusual partners Business, community leaders agree to ‘disrupti
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Jan 14, 7:30 AM: A roomful of community leaders and education officials seemed receptive Monday to the idea of changing the state’s Constitution to guarantee a quality public education for all.
St. Paul civil rights leader and educator Bill Wilson dies at 79
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Dec 30, 6:05 AM: Bill Wilson, a civil rights activist, educator and the first African American elected to the St. Paul City Council, died Saturday. He was 79.

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