Thursday, April 02, 2020


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For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Puts Cyber Charters in the Spotlight
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Apr 1, 8:07 AM, Education Week:

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, PBS NewsHour:

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, CNN:

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 feel >
Homeschooling Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic Just Got Easier
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Apr 1, 7:59 AM, Forbes:

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 multitude >
To salvage the semester, college professors make a rapid pivot to teaching online
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Apr 1, 7:57 AM, Washington Post:

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 teaching. >
Educators: Stimulus Not Nearly Enough to Save Schools
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Mar 30, 8:04 AM, US News & World Report:

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, Boston Herald:

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 Opportunity >
Opinion: Homeschooling during the coronavirus will set back a generation of children
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Mar 30, 8:00 AM, Washington Post:

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.

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Corcoran praises Florida schools for quick move to online learning during coronavirus crisis
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Apr 2, 7:10 AM, Orlando Sentinel:

Florida’s school districts have done an “amazing” job pivoting to online education just weeks after campuses were shuttered to control the spread of the new coronavirus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said >
Greenville teacher helping others nationwide learn to teach online
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Apr 2, 7:04 AM, WITN:

A Local teacher is helping hundreds of educators here in the east and around the country make the adjustment to online learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus.Koryn Dilday is a first grade teacher at Eastern elementary in >
Opinion: How public television can help salvage Tennessee children's school year amid coronavirus
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Apr 2, 6:26 AM, The Tennessean:

As schools have shut down across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PBS and its member stations are offering more fundamental tools to link children to their teachers, lesson plans and their friends – at least from a >
Alabama high schools begin declaring seniors are now graduates
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Apr 2, 6:17 AM, The Birmingham News:

As Alabama schools begin announcing their plans for teaching to resume—albeit from a distance—high school seniors on track to graduate got some good news.
Our View: Flexibility key for school system, realistic expectations key for parents, as distance learning begins
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Apr 2, 6:10 AM, Carroll County Times:

There is no precedent for what public school systems across Maryland, and across the entire country, are trying to do in reaction to schools being closed as part of the many measures being taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. >
Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
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Apr 2, 5:54 AM, Argus Observer:

The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Schools get lesson in creative teaching
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Apr 2, 5:50 AM, Boulder City Review:

Despite being physically closed, the four public schools in Boulder City have a plethora of learning options for their students. To help maintain instruction for students, the schools are implementing technology in different ways as they >
Could developing more creative learning methods be pandemic's silver lining?
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Apr 2, 5:30 AM, WCIV:

In this unprecedented situation for our schools, our state's department of education is rethinking not only how we assess overall achievement, but how long kids need to be physically in a classroom to learn. With dozens of end-of-year >
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Corcoran praises Florida schools for quick move to online learning during coronavirus crisis
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Apr 2, 7:10 AM, Orlando Sentinel:

Florida’s school districts have done an “amazing” job pivoting to online education just weeks after campuses were shuttered to control the spread of the new coronavirus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said >
Greenville teacher helping others nationwide learn to teach online
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Apr 2, 7:04 AM, WITN:

A Local teacher is helping hundreds of educators here in the east and around the country make the adjustment to online learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus.Koryn Dilday is a first grade teacher at Eastern elementary in >
Opinion: How public television can help salvage Tennessee children's school year amid coronavirus
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Apr 2, 6:26 AM, The Tennessean:

As schools have shut down across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PBS and its member stations are offering more fundamental tools to link children to their teachers, lesson plans and their friends – at least from a >
Alabama high schools begin declaring seniors are now graduates
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Apr 2, 6:17 AM, The Birmingham News:

As Alabama schools begin announcing their plans for teaching to resume—albeit from a distance—high school seniors on track to graduate got some good news.
Our View: Flexibility key for school system, realistic expectations key for parents, as distance learning begins
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Apr 2, 6:10 AM, Carroll County Times:

There is no precedent for what public school systems across Maryland, and across the entire country, are trying to do in reaction to schools being closed as part of the many measures being taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. >
Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
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Apr 2, 5:54 AM, Argus Observer:

The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Schools get lesson in creative teaching
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Apr 2, 5:50 AM, Boulder City Review:

Despite being physically closed, the four public schools in Boulder City have a plethora of learning options for their students. To help maintain instruction for students, the schools are implementing technology in different ways as they >
Could developing more creative learning methods be pandemic's silver lining?
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Apr 2, 5:30 AM, WCIV:

In this unprecedented situation for our schools, our state's department of education is rethinking not only how we assess overall achievement, but how long kids need to be physically in a classroom to learn. With dozens of end-of-year >
For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Puts Cyber Charters in the Spotlight
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Apr 1, 8:07 AM, Education Week:

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, PBS NewsHour:

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, CNN:

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 feel >
Homeschooling Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic Just Got Easier
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Apr 1, 7:59 AM, Forbes:

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 multitude >
To salvage the semester, college professors make a rapid pivot to teaching online
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Apr 1, 7:57 AM, Washington Post:

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 teaching. >
Here’s how SC students will get grades for the rest of the spring semester
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Apr 1, 7:39 AM, The State:

As K-12 schools across the state enter their second month of closures, South Carolina’s Department of Education on Tuesday released guidelines on how school districts should handle grades and graduation requirements.
Career tech programs see major changes as they move online
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Apr 1, 7:11 AM, Post Register:

Teachers will videotape themselves as they work with welding machines and finish the remaining cars that had been dropped off for repairs by the community. Students who can access welding devices at home can continue working and recording >
How Teachers Moved the Classroom Online Overnight
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Apr 1, 7:09 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In New York City, the nation’s largest district, learning new platforms, chasing down students and finding devices aren’t just for fun.
Students, teachers adjust to distance learning at Legacy Traditional Schools
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Apr 1, 7:07 AM, KTNV:

From the physical classroom to the virtual classroom, teachers, and students at Legacy Traditional Schools are adjusting to a new reality. Legacy is a charter school that has quickly transformed its curriculum so students can stay home and >
Delaware public schools are beginning remote learning. But should they fear future lawsuits?
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Apr 1, 7:02 AM, Delaware News Journal:

While students have been out of school for just over two weeks because of coronavirus, many of the traditional public districts are still working out how to do remote learning.
With coronavirus shutdown extended, Ohio schools prepare for long-term online learning
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Apr 1, 6:59 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

After nearly three weeks of uncertainty, districts in central Ohio are now pivoting toward their long-term plans for students to complete assignments from home, starting next week. On Monday, Gov. Mike DeWine ordered all Ohio school >
School at home? Here’s advice from students at Denver online academy
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Apr 1, 6:51 AM, KDVR:

Thousands of students across the Front Range are back in school -- kind of.  Remote learning began this week in a number of districts, including Cherry Creek, Aurora and St. Vrain Valley.  But for some students, remote learning is already >
Area charter schools go virtual for open enrollment lotteries
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Apr 1, 6:46 AM, WKBW:

The Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) will be holding its annual Open Enrollment Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9 a.m. The event will be live streamed beginning at 9 a.m.
Virtual schools unable to enroll new students
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Apr 1, 6:44 AM, Coos Bay World:

Virtual schools can continue to service all its students enrolled prior to the statewide closures, given its compliance with the state.
City councilors, parents, educators blast state overhaul of Boston schools
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Apr 1, 6:25 AM, Boston Globe:

Educators, families, and elected leaders from Boston pleaded with state education officials on Tuesday to freeze plans for overhauling the Boston Public School system, blasting the effort’s launch amid the coronavirus pandemic as >
Challenges to find normalcy, opportunities for innovation define transition to remote learning
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Apr 1, 6:15 AM, Clarence Bee:

"There’s been obvious challenges, but there’s also been great opportunity for creativity and innovation for the delivery of instruction,” said Kristen Overholt, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in the Clarence >
Opinion: Students still need to learn during the coronavirus pandemic
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Apr 1, 6:10 AM, Boston Globe:

With this critical gap in their children’s education, parents are right to be frustrated at the lack of preparation or urgency around online learning. State and local governments spend more than $10 billion annually on public schools.
IPS Board Reaffirms Budget, Innovation Schools After Concerns On Meeting Access
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Apr 1, 6:07 AM, WFYI:

District staff are still working to figure out a remote learning plan for students. IPS is on spring break now, and school is scheduled to resume April 6. Johnson says high school students will be receiving some type of device to complete >
Virginia colleges give students choice for how they'll be graded with classes moved online
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Apr 1, 5:57 AM, Richmond Times-Dispatch:

As college students in Virginia finish the semester with classes online, universities are giving them extra flexibility for how they’ll get credit.
Letter: Supports Save Our Schools Act
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Apr 1, 5:31 AM, Apache Junction:

My child attended a charter school, and I am thankful Arizona has so many school choice options, but the Legislature needs to ensure our tax dollars are being used to responsibly benefit our state.
College degrees are an investment. This database shows which ones actually pay off.
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Mar 31, 7:50 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

College degrees are an investment. This database shows which ones actually pay off. We looked at thousands of academic degrees to see what graduates across the region earned in their first year out of school, along with what they owed in >
Commentary: The Unforgiving Public Servant
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Mar 31, 7:46 AM, National Review:

UTLA isn’t unique in leveraging the battle to insist upon its prerogatives. Across the state, California Teachers Association locals are stalling efforts to implement distance-learning technology. The governor’s “important emergency >
Top New York Student Determined to Make Remote Learning Work
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Mar 31, 7:43 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Staring into the illuminated screen of one of the 184 Chromebooks that Longwood lent students whose families didn’t have computers, she began to fret about her device-sharing family’s limited internet access. Haunted and driven by a “fear >
15,000 L.A. high school students are AWOL online, 40,000 fail to check in daily amid coronavirus closures
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Mar 31, 7:34 AM, Los Angeles Times:

About 15,000 Los Angeles high school students are absent online and have failed to do any schoolwork while more than 40,000 have not been in daily contact with their teachers since March 16, when the coronavirus forced campus shutdowns, >
‘Just another daunting challenge’: Rural districts embrace creative solutions amid coronavirus school closures
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Mar 31, 7:28 AM, Mississippi Today:

While schools are now closed to the public, department officials have said learning must continue. This leaves Mississippi’s 140 school districts scrambling to put plans in place to implement distance learning or create take home packets >
Parents feel virus shutdowns leave disabled students behind
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Mar 31, 7:25 AM, San Diego Union Tribune:

Rose, home amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools across the country, now watches lessons her teacher posts to YouTube. Her therapists check in via video chat. In between, she works through daily assignments.
Internet access has never been more important for Montana students, but gaps remain.
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Mar 31, 7:22 AM, Billings Gazette:

Rural internet access has long been a priority for education advocacy groups. There's been incremental progress and some victories; but it was one of so many issues in federal and state policy spheres, like a line of birds perched on a >
Santa Fe Public Schools launches first day of distance learning
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Mar 31, 7:09 AM, Santa Fe New Mexican:

A veteran educator who teaches math and government at the Academy for Technology and the Classics, a public charter school, Brown was among hundreds of teachers in Santa Fe Public Schools facing what might be a new era.
Confusion, uncertainty on first day of state-mandated remote learning for Washington school districts
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Mar 31, 7:02 AM, Seattle Times:

On Monday, the first day school districts were required to provide some type of education services during their state-mandated closure, Trice — a single, recently unemployed mother with multiple sclerosis — and her five school-aged >
First day of online learning brings change to Georgia’s largest colleges
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Mar 31, 7:00 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Students at many of Georgia’s largest public universities on Monday made the switch to virtual learning and while officials braced for glitches, they believe it went relatively well.
Some Iowa schools could require students to finish classes remotely through coronavirus closures
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Mar 31, 6:30 AM, The Gazette:

Students enrolled in K-12 schools in Iowa could be required to continue their schoolwork remotely if their district receives permission from the state, according to Iowa Department of Education guidance published Friday.
Letter: Tax credit hurts public schools
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Mar 31, 6:18 AM, Lancaster News:

The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit, administered by Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development, is a pernicious program that, in my view, harms the most vulnerable children in our city’s school district.
Education leaders in Oregon work on new home-schooling guidelines during closure
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Mar 31, 6:13 AM, KATU:

Classrooms in Oregon and Washington have been empty since orders went out earlier this month by governors in both states to close schools. Oregon's Department of Education expects to deliver new home-schooling guidelines for parents by >
CPS to distribute 100K laptops, iPads and Chromebooks for students to use at home
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Mar 31, 6:11 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago Public Schools officials announced its new remote learning plan Monday in order to meet new state requirements.
Education divide in Oklahoma widens with move to distance learning
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Mar 31, 6:08 AM, The Frontier:

On April 6, Oklahoma public schools are expected to launch distance learning programs for the remainder of the academic year, a response to a statewide shutdown of school buildings that will likely widen the gap in the type of education >
Home-Schooling Moms’ Best Advice for Parents Forced Into Home Schooling
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Mar 31, 6:05 AM, Dallas Observer:

Schools all over the country are switching to online classes, which means families everywhere are grappling with a new challenge: having to school at home. Instead of having our kids leave in the morning to be taught by professionals, >
Despite School Closures, Ed. Chair Says Options Still Available
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Mar 31, 5:36 AM, Tulsa Patch:

Education Chair says districts working hard to ensure student learning continues; outlines options and resources currently available
Educators: Stimulus Not Nearly Enough to Save Schools
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Mar 30, 8:04 AM, US News & World Report:

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, Boston Herald:

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 Opportunity >
Opinion: Homeschooling during the coronavirus will set back a generation of children
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Mar 30, 8:00 AM, Washington Post:

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, Wall Street Journal:

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, New York Times:

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, Washington Post:

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 and >
Opinion: Keep students learning during shutdowns
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Mar 30, 7:54 AMThe Detroit News:

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 and offer >
Erie private, charter schools also go remote
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Mar 30, 7:50 AM, Erie Times-News :

Prep-Villa, Mercyhurst Prep have gone fully online, school officials said. Catholic grade schools use varied approaches.
CPS teacher loses bid to recover ‘fair share’ dues
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Mar 30, 7:28 AM, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin:

A teacher trying to recover “fair share” fees he paid to a union before they were declared unconstitutional does not have a claim for conversion, a federal judge held Thursday.
Ratings could end tenure for Minnesota's teachers
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Mar 30, 7:24 AM, Star Tribune:

A radical new approach to evaluating teachers could end their tenure protections and tie job ratings to student test scores, changing the face of education in Minnesota.
Montgomery County schools launch remote learning: ‘It will be chaotic’
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Mar 30, 7:12 AM, Washington Post:

Days after handing out more than 40,000 loaner laptops to students in need, Montgomery County schools begin distance education this week — a learning experiment like never before in one of the nation’s largest and most diverse school >
Editorial: Rise to challenge of distance learning
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Mar 30, 7:09 AM, Star-Advertiser:

Still, a lot of what happens now through April 30 — perhaps even the rest of the school year — is within control of the DOE, schools and teachers. They must make the most of distance learning and creative lessons to educate some 180,000 >
Teachers’ Herculean Task: Moving 1.1 Million Children to Online School
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Mar 30, 7:05 AMNew York Times:

New York City’s 75,000 public school educators are facing a challenge unlike anything in their careers. For students to avoid permanent setbacks, the success of remote learning is critical.
As schools in N.J. go virtual, these kids are getting left behind
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Mar 30, 7:00 AM, The Star-Ledger:

As Trenton Public Schools geared up for the unprecedented task of educating its 12,600 students from home amid a pandemic, school officials came upon a troubling reality.
Opinion: During coronavirus, school districts must deliver online learning now. This isn’t optional |
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Mar 30, 6:46 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

On Friday, the governor of Pennsylvania mandated in a new law that districts must make “good faith efforts" to continue educating students during the ongoing closures. Let’s hope that is just a first shot. Because it is not good enough. >
Alabama K-12 schools are closed. Now what?
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Mar 30, 6:43 AM, The Birmingham News:

Alabama parents and teachers alike were dealt a new hand when state education officials announced Thursday that 1,400 K-12 public school buildings would not reopen this year due to continued health and safety concerns around the >
Opinion: What K-12 education needs during the pandemic
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Mar 30, 6:33 AM, The Intelligencer :

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 teacher-supported >
Harrisburg schools can’t reach all students online, so they’re going to try public television
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Mar 30, 6:26 AM, The Patroit News:

Many Pa. school districts are moving forward with online learning amid the coronavirus shutdown, but that method won’t reach one-third of students in the Harrisburg School District.
Madison School District takes back child care requirement, still asks staff to ‘plan ahead’
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Mar 30, 6:22 AM, The Capital Times:

Following strong opposition from staff and Madison Teachers Inc., the Madison Metropolitan School District has softened language that previously required staff working remotely during the COVID-19 closings to secure child care.

Minnesota parents, too, are tested as education moves back home
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Mar 30, 6:11 AM, Star Tribune:

Groups for home-schoolers are inundated with requests for tips, advice, resources and just plain reassurance.
How coronavirus dramatically changed college for over 14 million students
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Mar 27, 8:39 AM, CNBC:

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 faculty.
Newark Charter Schools Helping Families Transition Into Virtual Classrooms
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Mar 27, 8:37 AM, Wall Street Journal:

That reality made for a frantic day at the school Tuesday, as its parking lot and hallways bustled with dozens of masked-and-gloved teachers, nurses and volunteers, all there to help the KIPP students in Newark transition to remote >
Editorial: Schools never prepared for this. But they better get ready now, fast.
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Mar 27, 8:33 AM, Washington Post:

This is no ordinary snowstorm . School officials need to look to the long term with thinking that will keep children learning.
First week of distance learning a challenge for some parents with no internet, no laptops
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Mar 27, 8:22 AM, WJLA:

In the first week of distance learning due to COVID-19, some DCPS parents are struggling to connect outside the classroom. “It’s just frustrating all around,” said parent Carolyn Rivers.
Philly schools spending $11M on computers to be used during coronavirus closures; Comcast CEO, family donating $5M
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Mar 27, 8:16 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board voted Thursday night to authorize $11 million for the purchase of up to 50,000 computers to make distance learning possible for all students during an extended school closure forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Star Academy Launches Online High School for Thousands
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Mar 27, 8:13 AM, TAPinto:

Hours after announcing that North Star Academy in Newark would close at the end of March 13 in order to keep students, staff and the overall community safe, educators there were hard at work figuring out how to transition 7,000 students to >
Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order
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Mar 27, 8:11 AM, KGW8:

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s mid-March order shuttering the state’s public schools also applies to publicly funded online academies, state education officials said.
Citing coronavirus risks, L.A. teachers union calls for new limits on charter schools
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Mar 27, 8:00 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Citing the coronavirus emergency, the L.A. teachers union on Thursday called for a moratorium on new charter school approvals and a halt to new campus-sharing arrangements with charters.
What parents think about e-learning while schools are closed
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Mar 27, 7:55 AM, WISC Newschannel 20:

The coronavirus pandemic has changed how teachers interact with their students drastically, forcing schools and families to turn to online learning to keep up with lesson plans.
Students feeling left behind as schools try to educate kids online — with little guidance
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Mar 27, 7:41 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Without specific guidance from the state or the same resources across districts and even schools within the same city, the adjustment has been anything but uniform.

The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One
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Mar 27, 7:20 AM, KPBS:

Florida, where Robin Nelson teaches, is an example of a state that has moved swiftly to transition as much instruction as possible online. Partly that's because it is home to the Florida Virtual School. That's a public, nonprofit K12 >
Virtual learning might be on the horizon for SC schools after COVID-19 pandemic
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Mar 27, 7:07 AM, Index-Journal:

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic led Gov. Henry McMaster to give an executive order and close all public pre-K-12 schools, initially through March, but on Tuesday, the closures were extended through April.
Voucher freeze draws grumbles, but legislature’s easing of graduation rules and testing earn praise
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Mar 27, 6:57 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

The state legislature is earning praise for its vote Wednesday to eliminate state tests and report cards this year and to let local schools decide which high school seniors can graduate amid the closure of schools due to the coronavirus.

For Special Ed Students, Remote Learning Could Mean Foregoing Some Services
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Mar 27, 6:44 AM, Montana Public Radio:

As Montana schools begin to provide education remotely in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus, parents will be serving as their child’s co-teacher at home. For many, that’s a large undertaking, but it’s even more of a challenge for >
Massachusetts Releases New Guidance On Remote Learning During Coronavirus
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Mar 27, 6:39 AM, WBUR:

The guidelines released on Thursday afternoon give districts a lot of flexibility. The only firm obligation it includes is a requirement that schools offer meaningful and productive learning opportunities to all of their students. The >
Test results show most NYC public schools doing fine — but some utter disasters
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Mar 27, 6:25 AM, New York Post:

But to know where we need to go post-virus, we need to know where we are now. My latest report for the Manhattan Institute examines the performance of city schools — both district and charter — on state assessments as well as the National >
Colleges Get Billions in Coronavirus Relief, but Say Deal Falls Short of Needs
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Mar 26, 8:12 AM, New York Times:

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 distance >
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, Washington Post:

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 stabilize a >
Catholic schools are reeling: Coronavirus has dealt a massive blow to religious educational institutions
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Mar 26, 8:10 AM, New York Daily News:

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 >
Study: New Hampshire Lacks Pandemic Planning Laws for Schools
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Mar 26, 8:09 AM, US News & World Report:

With more schools closing as the coronavirus spreads, nearly every state has laws that allow for pandemic response planning, a recent report finds.
Letter: LAUSD teachers are adapting heroically. They deserve our support
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Mar 26, 7:56 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although your print headline says “schools” may not be doing a good job educating students online -- and further reading reveals a scantly researched, hardly representative look at an issue that seems to be less about teaching and more >
Letter: Crisis presents opportunity for education reform
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Mar 26, 7:44 AM, The Detroit News:

There is no doubt that the state Legislature should get back in session and change state law to permit days out of school for this public health emergency to be counted as instructional days. Furthermore, it is imperative that all school >
Not just ‘flipping a switch.’ Wake defends how long it takes to move to remote learning.
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Mar 26, 7:37 AM, News & Observer:

Wake County school leaders are defending the pace at which they’re introducing remote learning, amid complaints from some parents that it’s taking too long to keep students educated during the closure.
DC school lottery results to be released on schedule. Here's how to get yours
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Mar 26, 7:27 AM, WUSA9:

D.C. School Lottery results scheduled to be released on Friday will still be available on time, despite the ongoing effects of the coronavirus.
How will Chicago-area schools make e-learning work when some kids don’t have internet? Officials vow to do ‘whatever we can to bridge the digital divide.’
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Mar 26, 7:24 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Elizabeth Maldonado has four school-aged children and one laptop for them to use. The computer belongs to her oldest son, a high school sophomore in Little Village. But with Chicago Public Schools closed for more than a week already — and >
Some CCSD teachers forge ahead with online learning
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Mar 26, 6:54 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Spring Valley High School teacher William Hemberger faced a daunting task on Tuesday: adapting his Socratic seminar — a teaching technique dating back to 400 B.C. — to a Google videoconference. He was one of dozens of teachers across the >
To help kids learn online, there’s a lot to learn
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Mar 26, 6:52 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

As the novel coronavirus closes schools for an extended period, teachers and families are grappling with another novelty: remote learning.
Coronavirus pushed school online. But what happens when you don't have internet at home?
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Mar 26, 6:46 AM, Indianapolis Star:

So, while her colleagues are “social distancing” by teaching their classes from home and her students complete assignments from their kitchen tables, Uesseler will be inside her empty classroom – making use of the school’s strong internet >
Opinion: At-home learning an adjustment for teachers, students alike
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Mar 26, 6:16 AM, Gainesville Sun:

When Florida closed schools due to the coronavirus outbreak, no one seemed to know exactly how the coming days would unfold. As an Alachua County public school teacher, the announcement brought a flood of emails regarding the following >
U. of I. makes academic changes to give students more flexibility, lower stress during semester upended by coronavirus
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Mar 26, 6:02 AM, Chicago Sun Times:

The university acknowledged in a letter to students this week that the move to remote learning, as well as Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s statewide order to shelter-in-place, was placing “considerable stress on faculty, students and staff.” About >
Schools to Continue Teaching Through Online Programs
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Mar 26, 5:47 AM, The Intelligencer:

Shay said the school district was fortunate its leadership had the foresight to lay the ground for online learning over the past two years. More than 2,000 Chromebooks were purchased so that students in grades 6-12 would each have their >
Coronavirus Creates College Uncertainty, Admissions Gets Easier
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Mar 25, 8:03 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Students considering offers or awaiting decisions later this week from colleges across the selectivity spectrum can expect higher acceptance rates, as colleges take measures to ensure they will still have enough students enrolled come >
Column: This year’s AP tests will be shorter and online, a gift to students and colleges
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Mar 25, 8:02 AM, Washington Post:

The College Board has announced that its most important product, the Advanced Placement exam, will be administered as a 45-minute online test this spring, compared with the usual three-hour, in-person affair. This seemed a trifle to me at >
Wilson: Meet 3 Indianapolis Charter School Networks That Are All In on Virtual Learning
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Mar 25, 8:00 AM, The 74:

Three much-admired school networks in Indianapolis didn’t skip a beat in going virtual. At Purdue Polytechnic High School, which enrolls 442 students at two campuses in the city, remote learning kicked off Monday, March 16, after schools >
Digital divide challenges Washington districts seeking equity in at-home learning
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Mar 25, 7:53 AM, The Spokesman-Review:

As the crisis deepens, so too does the digital divide that isolates tens of thousands of Washington students who lack internet connections, devices and the means to obtain them.
Corcoran praises Florida schools for quick move to online learning during coronavirus crisis
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Apr 2, 7:10 AM, Orlando Sentinel:

Florida’s school districts have done an “amazing” job pivoting to online education just weeks after campuses were shuttered to control the spread of the new coronavirus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said >
Greenville teacher helping others nationwide learn to teach online
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Apr 2, 7:04 AM, WITN:

A Local teacher is helping hundreds of educators here in the east and around the country make the adjustment to online learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus.Koryn Dilday is a first grade teacher at Eastern elementary in >
Opinion: How public television can help salvage Tennessee children's school year amid coronavirus
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Apr 2, 6:26 AM, The Tennessean:

As schools have shut down across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PBS and its member stations are offering more fundamental tools to link children to their teachers, lesson plans and their friends – at least from a >
Alabama high schools begin declaring seniors are now graduates
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Apr 2, 6:17 AM, The Birmingham News:

As Alabama schools begin announcing their plans for teaching to resume—albeit from a distance—high school seniors on track to graduate got some good news.
Our View: Flexibility key for school system, realistic expectations key for parents, as distance learning begins
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Apr 2, 6:10 AM, Carroll County Times:

There is no precedent for what public school systems across Maryland, and across the entire country, are trying to do in reaction to schools being closed as part of the many measures being taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. >
Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
/6

Apr 2, 5:54 AM, Argus Observer:

The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Schools get lesson in creative teaching
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Apr 2, 5:50 AM, Boulder City Review:

Despite being physically closed, the four public schools in Boulder City have a plethora of learning options for their students. To help maintain instruction for students, the schools are implementing technology in different ways as they >
Could developing more creative learning methods be pandemic's silver lining?
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Apr 2, 5:30 AM, WCIV:

In this unprecedented situation for our schools, our state's department of education is rethinking not only how we assess overall achievement, but how long kids need to be physically in a classroom to learn. With dozens of end-of-year >
For Better or Worse, Coronavirus Puts Cyber Charters in the Spotlight
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Apr 1, 8:07 AM, Education Week:

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, PBS NewsHour:

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, CNN:

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 feel >
Homeschooling Amid The Coronavirus Pandemic Just Got Easier
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Apr 1, 7:59 AM, Forbes:

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 multitude >
To salvage the semester, college professors make a rapid pivot to teaching online
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Apr 1, 7:57 AM, Washington Post:

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 teaching. >
Here’s how SC students will get grades for the rest of the spring semester
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Apr 1, 7:39 AM, The State:

As K-12 schools across the state enter their second month of closures, South Carolina’s Department of Education on Tuesday released guidelines on how school districts should handle grades and graduation requirements.
Career tech programs see major changes as they move online
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Apr 1, 7:11 AM, Post Register:

Teachers will videotape themselves as they work with welding machines and finish the remaining cars that had been dropped off for repairs by the community. Students who can access welding devices at home can continue working and recording >
How Teachers Moved the Classroom Online Overnight
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Apr 1, 7:09 AM, Wall Street Journal:

In New York City, the nation’s largest district, learning new platforms, chasing down students and finding devices aren’t just for fun.
Students, teachers adjust to distance learning at Legacy Traditional Schools
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Apr 1, 7:07 AM, KTNV:

From the physical classroom to the virtual classroom, teachers, and students at Legacy Traditional Schools are adjusting to a new reality. Legacy is a charter school that has quickly transformed its curriculum so students can stay home and >
Delaware public schools are beginning remote learning. But should they fear future lawsuits?
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Apr 1, 7:02 AM, Delaware News Journal:

While students have been out of school for just over two weeks because of coronavirus, many of the traditional public districts are still working out how to do remote learning.
With coronavirus shutdown extended, Ohio schools prepare for long-term online learning
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Apr 1, 6:59 AM, Columbus Dispatch:

After nearly three weeks of uncertainty, districts in central Ohio are now pivoting toward their long-term plans for students to complete assignments from home, starting next week. On Monday, Gov. Mike DeWine ordered all Ohio school >
School at home? Here’s advice from students at Denver online academy
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Apr 1, 6:51 AM, KDVR:

Thousands of students across the Front Range are back in school -- kind of.  Remote learning began this week in a number of districts, including Cherry Creek, Aurora and St. Vrain Valley.  But for some students, remote learning is already >
Area charter schools go virtual for open enrollment lotteries
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Apr 1, 6:46 AM, WKBW:

The Charter School for Applied Technologies (CSAT) will be holding its annual Open Enrollment Lottery for the 2020-2021 school year on Friday, April 3, 2020 at 9 a.m. The event will be live streamed beginning at 9 a.m.
Virtual schools unable to enroll new students
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Apr 1, 6:44 AM, Coos Bay World:

Virtual schools can continue to service all its students enrolled prior to the statewide closures, given its compliance with the state.
City councilors, parents, educators blast state overhaul of Boston schools
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Apr 1, 6:25 AM, Boston Globe:

Educators, families, and elected leaders from Boston pleaded with state education officials on Tuesday to freeze plans for overhauling the Boston Public School system, blasting the effort’s launch amid the coronavirus pandemic as >
Challenges to find normalcy, opportunities for innovation define transition to remote learning
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Apr 1, 6:15 AM, Clarence Bee:

"There’s been obvious challenges, but there’s also been great opportunity for creativity and innovation for the delivery of instruction,” said Kristen Overholt, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction in the Clarence >
Opinion: Students still need to learn during the coronavirus pandemic
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Apr 1, 6:10 AM, Boston Globe:

With this critical gap in their children’s education, parents are right to be frustrated at the lack of preparation or urgency around online learning. State and local governments spend more than $10 billion annually on public schools.
IPS Board Reaffirms Budget, Innovation Schools After Concerns On Meeting Access
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Apr 1, 6:07 AM, WFYI:

District staff are still working to figure out a remote learning plan for students. IPS is on spring break now, and school is scheduled to resume April 6. Johnson says high school students will be receiving some type of device to complete >
Virginia colleges give students choice for how they'll be graded with classes moved online
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Apr 1, 5:57 AM, Richmond Times-Dispatch:

As college students in Virginia finish the semester with classes online, universities are giving them extra flexibility for how they’ll get credit.
Letter: Supports Save Our Schools Act
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Apr 1, 5:31 AM, Apache Junction:

My child attended a charter school, and I am thankful Arizona has so many school choice options, but the Legislature needs to ensure our tax dollars are being used to responsibly benefit our state.
College degrees are an investment. This database shows which ones actually pay off.
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Mar 31, 7:50 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

College degrees are an investment. This database shows which ones actually pay off. We looked at thousands of academic degrees to see what graduates across the region earned in their first year out of school, along with what they owed in >
Commentary: The Unforgiving Public Servant
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Mar 31, 7:46 AM, National Review:

UTLA isn’t unique in leveraging the battle to insist upon its prerogatives. Across the state, California Teachers Association locals are stalling efforts to implement distance-learning technology. The governor’s “important emergency >
Top New York Student Determined to Make Remote Learning Work
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Mar 31, 7:43 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Staring into the illuminated screen of one of the 184 Chromebooks that Longwood lent students whose families didn’t have computers, she began to fret about her device-sharing family’s limited internet access. Haunted and driven by a “fear >
15,000 L.A. high school students are AWOL online, 40,000 fail to check in daily amid coronavirus closures
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Mar 31, 7:34 AM, Los Angeles Times:

About 15,000 Los Angeles high school students are absent online and have failed to do any schoolwork while more than 40,000 have not been in daily contact with their teachers since March 16, when the coronavirus forced campus shutdowns, >
‘Just another daunting challenge’: Rural districts embrace creative solutions amid coronavirus school closures
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Mar 31, 7:28 AM, Mississippi Today:

While schools are now closed to the public, department officials have said learning must continue. This leaves Mississippi’s 140 school districts scrambling to put plans in place to implement distance learning or create take home packets >
Parents feel virus shutdowns leave disabled students behind
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Mar 31, 7:25 AM, San Diego Union Tribune:

Rose, home amid the coronavirus pandemic that has shuttered schools across the country, now watches lessons her teacher posts to YouTube. Her therapists check in via video chat. In between, she works through daily assignments.
Internet access has never been more important for Montana students, but gaps remain.
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Mar 31, 7:22 AM, Billings Gazette:

Rural internet access has long been a priority for education advocacy groups. There's been incremental progress and some victories; but it was one of so many issues in federal and state policy spheres, like a line of birds perched on a >
Santa Fe Public Schools launches first day of distance learning
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Mar 31, 7:09 AM, Santa Fe New Mexican:

A veteran educator who teaches math and government at the Academy for Technology and the Classics, a public charter school, Brown was among hundreds of teachers in Santa Fe Public Schools facing what might be a new era.
Confusion, uncertainty on first day of state-mandated remote learning for Washington school districts
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Mar 31, 7:02 AM, Seattle Times:

On Monday, the first day school districts were required to provide some type of education services during their state-mandated closure, Trice — a single, recently unemployed mother with multiple sclerosis — and her five school-aged >
First day of online learning brings change to Georgia’s largest colleges
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Mar 31, 7:00 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Students at many of Georgia’s largest public universities on Monday made the switch to virtual learning and while officials braced for glitches, they believe it went relatively well.
Some Iowa schools could require students to finish classes remotely through coronavirus closures
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Mar 31, 6:30 AM, The Gazette:

Students enrolled in K-12 schools in Iowa could be required to continue their schoolwork remotely if their district receives permission from the state, according to Iowa Department of Education guidance published Friday.
Letter: Tax credit hurts public schools
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Mar 31, 6:18 AM, Lancaster News:

The Opportunity Scholarship Tax Credit, administered by Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development, is a pernicious program that, in my view, harms the most vulnerable children in our city’s school district.
Education leaders in Oregon work on new home-schooling guidelines during closure
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Mar 31, 6:13 AM, KATU:

Classrooms in Oregon and Washington have been empty since orders went out earlier this month by governors in both states to close schools. Oregon's Department of Education expects to deliver new home-schooling guidelines for parents by >
CPS to distribute 100K laptops, iPads and Chromebooks for students to use at home
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Mar 31, 6:11 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Chicago Public Schools officials announced its new remote learning plan Monday in order to meet new state requirements.
Education divide in Oklahoma widens with move to distance learning
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Mar 31, 6:08 AM, The Frontier:

On April 6, Oklahoma public schools are expected to launch distance learning programs for the remainder of the academic year, a response to a statewide shutdown of school buildings that will likely widen the gap in the type of education >
Home-Schooling Moms’ Best Advice for Parents Forced Into Home Schooling
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Mar 31, 6:05 AM, Dallas Observer:

Schools all over the country are switching to online classes, which means families everywhere are grappling with a new challenge: having to school at home. Instead of having our kids leave in the morning to be taught by professionals, >
Despite School Closures, Ed. Chair Says Options Still Available
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Mar 31, 5:36 AM, Tulsa Patch:

Education Chair says districts working hard to ensure student learning continues; outlines options and resources currently available
Educators: Stimulus Not Nearly Enough to Save Schools
/6

Mar 30, 8:04 AM, US News & World Report:

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, Boston Herald:

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 Opportunity >
Opinion: Homeschooling during the coronavirus will set back a generation of children
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Mar 30, 8:00 AM, Washington Post:

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, Wall Street Journal:

If remote instruction becomes mainstream because of school closures, it has a chance to accelerate student learning.
Editorial: Locked Out of the Virtual Classroom
/6

Mar 30, 7:58 AM, New York Times:

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, Washington Post:

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 and >
Opinion: Keep students learning during shutdowns
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Mar 30, 7:54 AMThe Detroit News:

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 and offer >
Erie private, charter schools also go remote
/6

Mar 30, 7:50 AM, Erie Times-News :

Prep-Villa, Mercyhurst Prep have gone fully online, school officials said. Catholic grade schools use varied approaches.
CPS teacher loses bid to recover ‘fair share’ dues
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Mar 30, 7:28 AM, Chicago Daily Law Bulletin:

A teacher trying to recover “fair share” fees he paid to a union before they were declared unconstitutional does not have a claim for conversion, a federal judge held Thursday.
Ratings could end tenure for Minnesota's teachers
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Mar 30, 7:24 AM, Star Tribune:

A radical new approach to evaluating teachers could end their tenure protections and tie job ratings to student test scores, changing the face of education in Minnesota.
Montgomery County schools launch remote learning: ‘It will be chaotic’
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Mar 30, 7:12 AM, Washington Post:

Days after handing out more than 40,000 loaner laptops to students in need, Montgomery County schools begin distance education this week — a learning experiment like never before in one of the nation’s largest and most diverse school >
Editorial: Rise to challenge of distance learning
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Mar 30, 7:09 AM, Star-Advertiser:

Still, a lot of what happens now through April 30 — perhaps even the rest of the school year — is within control of the DOE, schools and teachers. They must make the most of distance learning and creative lessons to educate some 180,000 >
Teachers’ Herculean Task: Moving 1.1 Million Children to Online School
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Mar 30, 7:05 AMNew York Times:

New York City’s 75,000 public school educators are facing a challenge unlike anything in their careers. For students to avoid permanent setbacks, the success of remote learning is critical.
As schools in N.J. go virtual, these kids are getting left behind
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Mar 30, 7:00 AM, The Star-Ledger:

As Trenton Public Schools geared up for the unprecedented task of educating its 12,600 students from home amid a pandemic, school officials came upon a troubling reality.
Opinion: During coronavirus, school districts must deliver online learning now. This isn’t optional |
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Mar 30, 6:46 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

On Friday, the governor of Pennsylvania mandated in a new law that districts must make “good faith efforts" to continue educating students during the ongoing closures. Let’s hope that is just a first shot. Because it is not good enough. >
Alabama K-12 schools are closed. Now what?
/6

Mar 30, 6:43 AM, The Birmingham News:

Alabama parents and teachers alike were dealt a new hand when state education officials announced Thursday that 1,400 K-12 public school buildings would not reopen this year due to continued health and safety concerns around the >
Opinion: What K-12 education needs during the pandemic
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Mar 30, 6:33 AM, The Intelligencer :

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 teacher-supported >
Harrisburg schools can’t reach all students online, so they’re going to try public television
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Mar 30, 6:26 AM, The Patroit News:

Many Pa. school districts are moving forward with online learning amid the coronavirus shutdown, but that method won’t reach one-third of students in the Harrisburg School District.
Madison School District takes back child care requirement, still asks staff to ‘plan ahead’
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Mar 30, 6:22 AM, The Capital Times:

Following strong opposition from staff and Madison Teachers Inc., the Madison Metropolitan School District has softened language that previously required staff working remotely during the COVID-19 closings to secure child care.

Minnesota parents, too, are tested as education moves back home
/6

Mar 30, 6:11 AM, Star Tribune:

Groups for home-schoolers are inundated with requests for tips, advice, resources and just plain reassurance.
How coronavirus dramatically changed college for over 14 million students
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Mar 27, 8:39 AM, CNBC:

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 faculty.
Newark Charter Schools Helping Families Transition Into Virtual Classrooms
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Mar 27, 8:37 AM, Wall Street Journal:

That reality made for a frantic day at the school Tuesday, as its parking lot and hallways bustled with dozens of masked-and-gloved teachers, nurses and volunteers, all there to help the KIPP students in Newark transition to remote >
Editorial: Schools never prepared for this. But they better get ready now, fast.
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Mar 27, 8:33 AM, Washington Post:

This is no ordinary snowstorm . School officials need to look to the long term with thinking that will keep children learning.
First week of distance learning a challenge for some parents with no internet, no laptops
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Mar 27, 8:22 AM, WJLA:

In the first week of distance learning due to COVID-19, some DCPS parents are struggling to connect outside the classroom. “It’s just frustrating all around,” said parent Carolyn Rivers.
Philly schools spending $11M on computers to be used during coronavirus closures; Comcast CEO, family donating $5M
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Mar 27, 8:16 AM, Philadelphia Inquirer:

The Philadelphia school board voted Thursday night to authorize $11 million for the purchase of up to 50,000 computers to make distance learning possible for all students during an extended school closure forced by the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Star Academy Launches Online High School for Thousands
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Mar 27, 8:13 AM, TAPinto:

Hours after announcing that North Star Academy in Newark would close at the end of March 13 in order to keep students, staff and the overall community safe, educators there were hard at work figuring out how to transition 7,000 students to >
Oregon’s online schools also subject to Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus closure order
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Mar 27, 8:11 AM, KGW8:

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown’s mid-March order shuttering the state’s public schools also applies to publicly funded online academies, state education officials said.
Citing coronavirus risks, L.A. teachers union calls for new limits on charter schools
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Mar 27, 8:00 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Citing the coronavirus emergency, the L.A. teachers union on Thursday called for a moratorium on new charter school approvals and a halt to new campus-sharing arrangements with charters.
What parents think about e-learning while schools are closed
/6

Mar 27, 7:55 AM, WISC Newschannel 20:

The coronavirus pandemic has changed how teachers interact with their students drastically, forcing schools and families to turn to online learning to keep up with lesson plans.
Students feeling left behind as schools try to educate kids online — with little guidance
/6

Mar 27, 7:41 AM, Chicago Sun-Times:

Without specific guidance from the state or the same resources across districts and even schools within the same city, the adjustment has been anything but uniform.

The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One
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Mar 27, 7:20 AM, KPBS:

Florida, where Robin Nelson teaches, is an example of a state that has moved swiftly to transition as much instruction as possible online. Partly that's because it is home to the Florida Virtual School. That's a public, nonprofit K12 >
Virtual learning might be on the horizon for SC schools after COVID-19 pandemic
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Mar 27, 7:07 AM, Index-Journal:

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic led Gov. Henry McMaster to give an executive order and close all public pre-K-12 schools, initially through March, but on Tuesday, the closures were extended through April.
Voucher freeze draws grumbles, but legislature’s easing of graduation rules and testing earn praise
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Mar 27, 6:57 AM, Cleveland Plain Dealer:

The state legislature is earning praise for its vote Wednesday to eliminate state tests and report cards this year and to let local schools decide which high school seniors can graduate amid the closure of schools due to the coronavirus.

For Special Ed Students, Remote Learning Could Mean Foregoing Some Services
/6

Mar 27, 6:44 AM, Montana Public Radio:

As Montana schools begin to provide education remotely in order to reduce the spread of coronavirus, parents will be serving as their child’s co-teacher at home. For many, that’s a large undertaking, but it’s even more of a challenge for >
Massachusetts Releases New Guidance On Remote Learning During Coronavirus
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Mar 27, 6:39 AM, WBUR:

The guidelines released on Thursday afternoon give districts a lot of flexibility. The only firm obligation it includes is a requirement that schools offer meaningful and productive learning opportunities to all of their students. The >
Test results show most NYC public schools doing fine — but some utter disasters
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Mar 27, 6:25 AM, New York Post:

But to know where we need to go post-virus, we need to know where we are now. My latest report for the Manhattan Institute examines the performance of city schools — both district and charter — on state assessments as well as the National >
Colleges Get Billions in Coronavirus Relief, but Say Deal Falls Short of Needs
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Mar 26, 8:12 AM, New York Times:

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 distance >
Colleges are likely to get billions in coronavirus aid, but advocates say it’s not enough
/6

Mar 26, 8:11 AM, Washington Post:

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 stabilize a >
Catholic schools are reeling: Coronavirus has dealt a massive blow to religious educational institutions
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Mar 26, 8:10 AM, New York Daily News:

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 >
Study: New Hampshire Lacks Pandemic Planning Laws for Schools
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Mar 26, 8:09 AM, US News & World Report:

With more schools closing as the coronavirus spreads, nearly every state has laws that allow for pandemic response planning, a recent report finds.
Letter: LAUSD teachers are adapting heroically. They deserve our support
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Mar 26, 7:56 AM, Los Angeles Times:

Although your print headline says “schools” may not be doing a good job educating students online -- and further reading reveals a scantly researched, hardly representative look at an issue that seems to be less about teaching and more >
Letter: Crisis presents opportunity for education reform
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Mar 26, 7:44 AM, The Detroit News:

There is no doubt that the state Legislature should get back in session and change state law to permit days out of school for this public health emergency to be counted as instructional days. Furthermore, it is imperative that all school >
Not just ‘flipping a switch.’ Wake defends how long it takes to move to remote learning.
/6

Mar 26, 7:37 AM, News & Observer:

Wake County school leaders are defending the pace at which they’re introducing remote learning, amid complaints from some parents that it’s taking too long to keep students educated during the closure.
DC school lottery results to be released on schedule. Here's how to get yours
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Mar 26, 7:27 AM, WUSA9:

D.C. School Lottery results scheduled to be released on Friday will still be available on time, despite the ongoing effects of the coronavirus.
How will Chicago-area schools make e-learning work when some kids don’t have internet? Officials vow to do ‘whatever we can to bridge the digital divide.’
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Mar 26, 7:24 AM, Chicago Tribune:

Elizabeth Maldonado has four school-aged children and one laptop for them to use. The computer belongs to her oldest son, a high school sophomore in Little Village. But with Chicago Public Schools closed for more than a week already — and >
Some CCSD teachers forge ahead with online learning
/6

Mar 26, 6:54 AM, Las Vegas Review-Journal:

Spring Valley High School teacher William Hemberger faced a daunting task on Tuesday: adapting his Socratic seminar — a teaching technique dating back to 400 B.C. — to a Google videoconference. He was one of dozens of teachers across the >
To help kids learn online, there’s a lot to learn
/6

Mar 26, 6:52 AM, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

As the novel coronavirus closes schools for an extended period, teachers and families are grappling with another novelty: remote learning.
Coronavirus pushed school online. But what happens when you don't have internet at home?
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Mar 26, 6:46 AM, Indianapolis Star:

So, while her colleagues are “social distancing” by teaching their classes from home and her students complete assignments from their kitchen tables, Uesseler will be inside her empty classroom – making use of the school’s strong internet >
Opinion: At-home learning an adjustment for teachers, students alike
/6

Mar 26, 6:16 AM, Gainesville Sun:

When Florida closed schools due to the coronavirus outbreak, no one seemed to know exactly how the coming days would unfold. As an Alachua County public school teacher, the announcement brought a flood of emails regarding the following >
U. of I. makes academic changes to give students more flexibility, lower stress during semester upended by coronavirus
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Mar 26, 6:02 AM, Chicago Sun Times:

The university acknowledged in a letter to students this week that the move to remote learning, as well as Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s statewide order to shelter-in-place, was placing “considerable stress on faculty, students and staff.” About >
Schools to Continue Teaching Through Online Programs
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Mar 26, 5:47 AM, The Intelligencer:

Shay said the school district was fortunate its leadership had the foresight to lay the ground for online learning over the past two years. More than 2,000 Chromebooks were purchased so that students in grades 6-12 would each have their >
Coronavirus Creates College Uncertainty, Admissions Gets Easier
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Mar 25, 8:03 AM, Wall Street Journal:

Students considering offers or awaiting decisions later this week from colleges across the selectivity spectrum can expect higher acceptance rates, as colleges take measures to ensure they will still have enough students enrolled come >
Column: This year’s AP tests will be shorter and online, a gift to students and colleges
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Mar 25, 8:02 AM, Washington Post:

The College Board has announced that its most important product, the Advanced Placement exam, will be administered as a 45-minute online test this spring, compared with the usual three-hour, in-person affair. This seemed a trifle to me at >
Wilson: Meet 3 Indianapolis Charter School Networks That Are All In on Virtual Learning
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Mar 25, 8:00 AM, The 74:

Three much-admired school networks in Indianapolis didn’t skip a beat in going virtual. At Purdue Polytechnic High School, which enrolls 442 students at two campuses in the city, remote learning kicked off Monday, March 16, after schools >
Digital divide challenges Washington districts seeking equity in at-home learning
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Mar 25, 7:53 AM, The Spokesman-Review:

As the crisis deepens, so too does the digital divide that isolates tens of thousands of Washington students who lack internet connections, devices and the means to obtain them.

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Corcoran praises Florida schools for quick move to online learning during coronavirus crisis
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Apr 2, 7:10 AM, Orlando Sentinel:

Florida’s school districts have done an “amazing” job pivoting to online education just weeks after campuses were shuttered to control the spread of the new coronavirus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said >
Greenville teacher helping others nationwide learn to teach online
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Apr 2, 7:04 AM, WITN:

A Local teacher is helping hundreds of educators here in the east and around the country make the adjustment to online learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus.Koryn Dilday is a first grade teacher at Eastern elementary in >
Opinion: How public television can help salvage Tennessee children's school year amid coronavirus
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Apr 2, 6:26 AM, The Tennessean:

As schools have shut down across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PBS and its member stations are offering more fundamental tools to link children to their teachers, lesson plans and their friends – at least from a >
Alabama high schools begin declaring seniors are now graduates
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Apr 2, 6:17 AM, The Birmingham News:

As Alabama schools begin announcing their plans for teaching to resume—albeit from a distance—high school seniors on track to graduate got some good news.
Our View: Flexibility key for school system, realistic expectations key for parents, as distance learning begins
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Apr 2, 6:10 AM, Carroll County Times:

There is no precedent for what public school systems across Maryland, and across the entire country, are trying to do in reaction to schools being closed as part of the many measures being taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. >
Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
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Apr 2, 5:54 AM, Argus Observer:

The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Schools get lesson in creative teaching
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Apr 2, 5:50 AM, Boulder City Review:

Despite being physically closed, the four public schools in Boulder City have a plethora of learning options for their students. To help maintain instruction for students, the schools are implementing technology in different ways as they >
Could developing more creative learning methods be pandemic's silver lining?
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Apr 2, 5:30 AM, WCIV:

In this unprecedented situation for our schools, our state's department of education is rethinking not only how we assess overall achievement, but how long kids need to be physically in a classroom to learn. With dozens of end-of-year >

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Corcoran praises Florida schools for quick move to online learning during coronavirus crisis
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Apr 2, 7:10 AM, Orlando Sentinel:

Florida’s school districts have done an “amazing” job pivoting to online education just weeks after campuses were shuttered to control the spread of the new coronavirus, Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran said >
Greenville teacher helping others nationwide learn to teach online
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Apr 2, 7:04 AM, WITN:

A Local teacher is helping hundreds of educators here in the east and around the country make the adjustment to online learning while schools are closed due to the coronavirus.Koryn Dilday is a first grade teacher at Eastern elementary in >
Opinion: How public television can help salvage Tennessee children's school year amid coronavirus
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Apr 2, 6:26 AM, The Tennessean:

As schools have shut down across the country because of the COVID-19 pandemic, PBS and its member stations are offering more fundamental tools to link children to their teachers, lesson plans and their friends – at least from a >
Alabama high schools begin declaring seniors are now graduates
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Apr 2, 6:17 AM, The Birmingham News:

As Alabama schools begin announcing their plans for teaching to resume—albeit from a distance—high school seniors on track to graduate got some good news.
Our View: Flexibility key for school system, realistic expectations key for parents, as distance learning begins
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Apr 2, 6:10 AM, Carroll County Times:

There is no precedent for what public school systems across Maryland, and across the entire country, are trying to do in reaction to schools being closed as part of the many measures being taken to slow the spread of the coronavirus. >
Oregon schools ready to switch to distance learning
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Apr 2, 5:54 AM, Argus Observer:

The long-awaited guidance that school districts across the state have been waiting for came in on Monday night, as the Oregon Department of Education posted its Extended School Closure Guidance.
Schools get lesson in creative teaching
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Apr 2, 5:50 AM, Boulder City Review:

Despite being physically closed, the four public schools in Boulder City have a plethora of learning options for their students. To help maintain instruction for students, the schools are implementing technology in different ways as they >
Could developing more creative learning methods be pandemic's silver lining?
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Apr 2, 5:30 AM, WCIV:

In this unprecedented situation for our schools, our state's department of education is rethinking not only how we assess overall achievement, but how long kids need to be physically in a classroom to learn. With dozens of end-of-year >