Tag: reopening

Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Reopening Schools Before a Children’s Vaccine

December 4, 2020

Via: NY Times

What’s next: kids’ vaccines The first coronavirus vaccines for adults are nearly here, but children’s vaccines will take a lot longer. Pfizer and Moderna’s pediatric trials are just getting started for children older than 12. So what does that mean […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Funding for school facility improvements a requirement for safe reopening

August 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Before the pandemic, the U.S. Government Accountability Office estimated a stunning 41% of America’s school districts needed to replace or update heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems in at least half of their schools — representing 36,000 schools nationwide. During […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Rural schools wrestle with infrastructure challenges during reopening

August 12, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As the White House faces criticism for a push to return to in-person instruction and a reopening debate splits the nation, some rural schools remain poised to welcome students back to brick-and-mortar settings this month. “Some places have not many […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

New reopening guide encourages colleges to have a backup plan

June 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The guide emphasizes that institutions will have to carefully consider whether it’s worthwhile for students and employees to return to campus during the coronavirus crisis. “If the benefits of return do not make the risk worthwhile — for example if […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges factor flexibility for students into fall reopening plans

June 2, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A major concern among college administrators is whether they will be able to reopen their campuses for the fall. Institutions have not been immune to the economic turbulence the pandemic has caused. Many have taken significant hits to their budgets. […]