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Category: Secondary Education


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

3 ways chatbots can support mental health in schools

January 18, 2022

Via: eSchool News

The U.S. Surgeon General has issued an advisory warning about a mental health crisis for children. Several national health organizations have also declared a national state of emergency for child and adolescent mental health resulting from prolonged stress, instability, and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

When it comes to learning loss, don’t reinvent the wheel

January 14, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we head towards the last half of our second school year in a pandemic, there is no doubt that the impact of learning loss has exceeded all predictions. As reported by McKinsey, students are behind an average of four […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools Ask for Volunteer Teachers to Avoid Remote Learning During Omicron Surge

January 12, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

As schools head into what will be their third spring delivering education during the pandemic, the omicron variant of COVID-19 is already causing disruptions. But unlike during past surges of the virus, there’s less appetite among administrators, parents and policymakers […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid USDA’s $750M boost to school meal support, experts question sustainability

January 12, 2022

Via: K-12 Dive

Some solutions include balancing the supply chain and providing emergency funding to help school meal programs return to a profitable model, said Elizabeth Campbell, a registered dietitian and senior director of legislative and government affairs for the Academy of Nutrition […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

U.S. Department of Education Emphasizes Importance of Full-Service Community Schools Through Competitive Grant Program

January 11, 2022

Via: U.S. Department of Education

Today, the U.S. Department of Education released the Notice of Proposed Priorities, definitions, and requirements for the Full-Service Community Schools competitive grant program and tomorrow is launching a 30-day public comment period for the program. These proposed priorities align with […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Schools, at halftime, need to put funding into play for the second half of the year

January 10, 2022

Via: eSchool News

As we enter into another winter season living with the pandemic, special education services are not where schools hoped they would be, with many feeling that they are still falling behind rather than beginning to catch up. New York City […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 predictions for computer science education in 2022

January 7, 2022

Via: eSchool News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts across the country have seen an influx of funding for student devices, internet access, and a variety of edtech tools. While equity of access is still a challenge in many communities, this […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Federal Government Addresses Cybersecurity in K–12 Schools

January 7, 2022

Via: EdTech Magazine

The federal government is taking a closer look at K–12 cybersecurity. Last fall President Joe Biden signed the K–12 Cybersecurity Act, which gives the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency 120 days to study the cyber risks facing K–12 schools and […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

To Help Fight a Mental Health Crisis in Schools, Community Groups Step In

January 4, 2022

Via: Ed Surge

In stressful moments, it always helps to have someone by your side. When it comes to providing mental health services, school districts could use some extra support, too. In California, experts agree the pandemic has exacerbated already deep-rooted mental health […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

4 tips to help improve COVID-19 testing in schools

December 23, 2021

Via: K-12 Dive

As omicron becomes the latest COVID-19 twist to upend schools’ plans, several K-12 leaders shared in a virtual panel Tuesday four ways their COVID-19 testing programs successfully function: having a district testing champion, supporting school nurses, partnering with community resources […]