Remote learning poses hurdles for students with disabilities

April 1, 2020

At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on […]

School districts get creative to keep bus drivers, support staff employed

March 25, 2020

Category: News

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert put all K-12 public schools under a soft close earlier this month to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, the Duchesne County School District saw two potential problems: How would students have access to […]

3 ways community colleges can support students during the coronavirus crisis

March 19, 2020

Yet community colleges, which receive less government funding per student than public four-year universities, have had fewer resources to prepare for the outbreak. Given that their students also are more likely to be low income and have children than those […]

Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

College enrollment data can be ‘affirming’ and guide improvements in K-12

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Gil Compton was a principal at Chaparral High School in Temecula, California, he would use PTSA meetings or “coffee with the principal” gatherings to share information on what the school’s graduates were doing after high school. How many were […]

Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered school buildings across the nation at unprecedented speed, with nearly all states closed through April and a handful extending closures through the end of the academic year. For high schools, the rapidly changing situation has […]

Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers strategize to keep English learners engaged during COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Districts with more resources and technology are better prepared for this type of interruption. In Forsyth County, Georgia, where only 15% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, the district can hand out hot spots for students who need […]