- Opinion: Many Schools Aren’t Made for Kids With Learning Differences.
Remote school was hard for everyone, but it was particularly difficult for families whose children — 14 percent of all American public school students — needed additional support to learn.
Mar 16, 9:41 AM:
- New rules bar schools from entering mandatory remote learning for COVID-19
- Feb 22, 6:37 AM: New Hampshire schools are no longer able to enter mandatory remote learning as a result of COVID-19 infections, after lawmakers and State Board of Education members passed a rule paring back their emergency abilities Friday.
- Some families are being forced to choose between remote learning and school meals
- > Feb 2, 9:53 AM: The problem is that, according to USDA guidance, "a virtual academy, whether administered by the State or the school district, is not eligible to participate in the [National School Lunch Program (NSLP)]." Which means no P-EBT this
- Parents in East St. Louis School District protest for remote learning option
- Feb 1, 7:37 AM: A group of parents protested the return to in-person classes Monday in the East St. Louis School District, which had been holding school virtually since Jan. 4 because of a spike in COVID-19 cases.
- Editorial: Distance learning will increase economic inequality
- > Jan 31, 6:18 AM: Distance learning turned out to be an oxymoron. There’s abundant evidence that students forced to endure remote learning didn’t learn as much as they would have in the classroom. Grades and test scores from the Clark County School
- L.A. parents express 5 concerns about how LAUSD handled remote learning and other issues
- Jan 25, 8:13 AM: Los Angeles families are divided along racial lines and income levels over how well the Los Angeles Unified School District handled remote learning and other issues during the pandemic, a new poll shows.
- Flint schools extends virtual learning period indefinitely
- Jan 21, 9:49 AM: Flint students will remain at home indefinitely starting next week, as the school district today announced that it will not be returning to the classroom on Jan. 24.
- Many schools go virtual, again, over COVID-19 concerns… but is it worth it? (CER in the news)
A total of $122 billion has been given to public grade schools nationwide during the pandemic. Education Secretary Miguel Cardona announced the final distribution of funds, calling it an important milestone to “help schools >
Jan 20, 10:06 AM:
- As Kansas schools struggle with COVID staff shortages, lawmaker points to limited ‘flexibility’
- > Jan 20, 9:03 AM: As Kansas public schools struggle with staffing shortages and student absences induced by the coronavirus pandemic, a top lawmaker on education issues said educators have "flexibility" thanks to the new limit on remote
- ‘I fear that they’ll regress.’ Remote learning a challenge for kindergarten teacher, class
- > Jan 20, 7:02 AM: Cincinnati Public Schools went virtual last week after officials said there were major staffing shortages districtwide. Other local school districts canceled school days, went remote or added temporary mask mandates in the weeks
- 16 Montgomery County Schools Moving Back to Virtual Learning
- Jan 19, 6:52 AM: More public schools in Montgomery County soon will transition back to virtual learning as COVID-19 cases continue to hinder school operations.
- Virtual learning remains up for debate at metro Detroit schools as omicron surges
- Jan 19, 6:50 AM: The conversation on whether students should be in school or at home virtually learning continues.Harper Woods School District is currently virtual, unlike many other districts in our area.
- NYC schools to allow remote option as attendance plunges during COVID surge
- Jan 18, 9:00 AM: A remote option is coming back to city schools in response to plunging attendance amid a surge in COVID-19 cases.
- Virtual learning in New Jersey this time around? Both easier and more difficult for staff and studen
- Jan 18, 7:24 AM: As many districts have switched to virtual this year to account for coronavirus-related staffing shortages, teachers have had to dust off their virtual tool kit as learning resumes on screens.
- JCPS extends virtual learning another week amid COVID surge and staffing shortages
- Jan 18, 7:22 AM: Kentucky's largest district will remain on virtual learning for another week, the district announced Monday.
- Pivoting to Remote Learning: Why It Is Harder in Some States Than Others
- > Jan 14, 10:06 AM: When it comes to the question of who gets to call the shots on a switch back to remote instruction, states have wildly different answers, an Education Week analysis found. Education Week contacted every state education office to
- New York City mayor considering a temporary remote learning option after calling it ineffective last
- > Jan 14, 10:01 AM: New York City Mayor Eric Adams said Thursday that he's in talks with teachers union leadership and will consider a temporary remote learning option, less than a week after saying virtual lessons had not been effective earlier in
- Parents scrambling to adjust as schools close amid COVID-19 surge
- Jan 13, 8:55 AM: Most closures come at a time cases are skyrocketing among both students and staff. Oklahoma City public schools reporting nearly 17% of teachers are either out sick or isolating.
- Adams: No Remote Learning Option in NYC Schools for 6 Months
- Jan 13, 5:56 AM: It will take roughly six months before New York City schools can add remote learning options, Mayor Eric Adams told elected officials Wednesday morning.
- School officials hoping for more remote learning flexibility as COVID-19 surges
- > Jan 12, 6:50 AM: There is a sign of relief. The Kentucky Senate has passed a bill that gives districts up to 10 NTI days per school. So these could be used at the school, grade, or even classroom level for this school year. It now heads to the