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Will schools mandate COVID-19 vaccine or face liability?

July 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As coronavirus vaccine candidates enter trials, with some of the earliest predictions landing availability sometime early next year, leaders are raising alarms around the possibility of parents and children who may seek exemptions from the requirement. “My fear is that […]


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

Trump threatens to withhold funds if schools don’t reopen

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The heavy pressure from the Trump administration for schools to fully reopen nationwide notably runs counter to the traditional Republican stance favoring local control of school decisions, as well as guidance from Dr. Anthony Fauci, who directs the National Institute […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can colleges enforce rules designed to prevent coronavirus spread?

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Purdue University’s plan to reopen this fall expects all community members to socially distance on and off campus. But more than 90% of staff, faculty, postdocs and graduate students think undergraduates won’t do it. That number comes from an early […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Higher Education

Here’s how colleges are distributing CARES aid to students

July 9, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The funds in question represent just under half of the $14 billion Congress allocated to colleges through the CARES Act. They are earmarked for students disadvantaged by the virus. TICAS noted that the funds were distributed to colleges with relatively […]


Education Tech, Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Amid coronavirus, educators learn to differentiate, add choice with tech

July 8, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Rachel Williams is not sure how her classroom will look this fall, but she knows one thing that will continue — her use of video. She started filming short clips as students transitioned to learning from home as a way […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Can Colleges Reopen? 7 Questions From Congress As It Considers More Higher Ed Support

July 8, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

With the new semester quickly approaching, and coronavirus cases rising in most states, will colleges and college students have what they need to succeed this fall? That’s the question members of Congress sought to answer as they gathered virtually on […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Trump administration pushes for colleges and schools to reopen

July 8, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

As the Trump administration leaned on governors to reopen their states’ schools and a U.S. House subcommittee debated whether to give colleges the additional billions they say they need, the head of the University of Southern California’s Race and Equity […]


Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Students may need extra social-emotional support when they return to the classroom

July 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Re-acclimating students to the classroom will likely be challenging, both from the social-emotional angle and from an academic standpoint. Since schools closed in spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, an economic crisis and civil unrest have also occurred. How students […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Survey: Students relatively positive on distance learning, but obstacles remain

July 7, 2020

Via: Education Dive

“There is a critical opportunity now to listen to and learn from students’ lived experiences during this unprecedented time,” YouthTruth Executive Director Jen Wilka said in a press release. “As we navigate the challenges ahead and adapt to new learning […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

International students should not be in remote learning environments

July 7, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

The article “International Students Banned From Online-Only Instruction” took the tone that government action to follow existing rules was something new and puts further hardship on universities struggling to come up with ways to keep students safe. A more balanced […]