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Category: Educational Stages


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Survey: High school principals report whole-child focus during spring closures

September 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Inequities existed prior to the pandemic, but the UCLA survey demonstrates remote learning deepened the divide. For example, 40% of principals said their district did not provide English language learners with any instructional material in their native languages. Over half […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

PE adapts for social distancing and virtual learning

September 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

In an attempt to keep students physically active during the pandemic, schools are replacing traditional physical education contact exercises with programming that emphasizes individual skill and strength progress rather than team achievements. State guidance and national association recommendations say the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

HBCUs experiencing better student compliance with pandemic restrictions than other institutions

September 24, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

University and college administrators are clearly having a tough time monitoring the daily activities of students during the pandemic, much less controlling their risky behaviors on weekends. This was evident in the parties and other gatherings widely documented on social […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Study shows major learning loss for grades K-2

September 22, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Students will likely experience 2 to 4 months of learning loss as a result of COVID-19 disruptions, especially in grades K-2, according to a new report. The findings from Illuminate Education highlight a need for additional instructional support this fall. […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Colleges look for lower-risk ways for students to socialize

September 18, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

One hallmark of the fall semester so far has been the recurrent theme of college administrators pleading with students to stop partying — and threatening and imposing punishments on those who do — to try to tamp down the spread […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

It’s time to rethink how schools use data to implement social and emotional learning

September 15, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Data is critical to school improvement. It’s our window into what we’re doing, what is working, why it is working, and what we could be doing better. But the way we, as educators, are currently using data could itself use […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

Financial sustainability in higher education: Challenges and solutions

September 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The higher-ed industry was experiencing an era of uncertainty and change, even before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Background complexities of a changing educational landscape, enrollment fluctuations, and shifting funding resources, now combined with substantial uncertainties about the shape […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Districts’ approaches to accommodating high-risk educators a mixed bag

September 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The decision to return to work is a challenging one for many teachers. Those over 65 make up 18% of the educator workforce in the U.S., while 27% of principals are over the age of 65. Earlier this year, the […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Formal Education, Secondary Education

Survey: Parents stressed, anxious about sending children back to school

September 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the closures or partial openings of schools across the country require flexibility from employers for working parents, according to HR experts. The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) signed into law March 18 required employers […]


Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary, Secondary Education

Is it Safe to Send Your Kids to School?

September 2, 2020

Via: NY Times

This is the Coronavirus Schools Briefing, a guide to the seismic changes in U.S. education that are taking place during the pandemic. Sign up here to get the briefing by email. Today, we’re looking at the implications of New York […]