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Category: Secondary Education


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, 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, 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 […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

1:1 programs ‘on steroids’ bring challenges for school districts

September 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The Austin Independent School District in Texas spent three years on a 1:1 initiative to get tech devices into the hands of every student in grades 8-12. But on March 13, when the coronavirus pandemic forced its schools to shift […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Report: Up to 4 months of ‘COVID slide’ learning loss expected in K-5

August 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Other reports echo similar expectations. Data from NWEA indicates that students will return to school with about 70% of typical learning gains in reading and less than 50% of typical learning gains in math. Jacob Bruno, vice president of professional […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Take it outside: Advocating for outdoor classrooms to address COVID-19 and the myopia epidemic

August 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The attempt to reopen schools this fall in the U.S. has parents, educators, business leaders and communities struggling. What is the right balance between public health and the need our kids have to get back to in-person instruction and socialization? […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

School districts plan COVID-19 trauma support, even as classes resume online

August 24, 2020

Via: Education Dive

A teenager in Fulton County, Georgia, lost both parents to COVID-19 this summer. When he returns to school, staff members will be ready to help. “There’s multiple layers to this,” said Christopher Matthews, Fulton County Schools assistant superintendent of student […]