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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Study: More than half of students lost 39% of year’s learning over summer

July 10, 2020

Via: Education Dive

During the coronavirus pandemic, summer learning programs will be especially important. With many students sidelined from traditional academics for nearly six months, experts are expecting significant learning shortfalls when students return to their studies this fall. This is especially true […]


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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, Secondary Education

How to make remote learning easily accessible

July 2, 2020

Via: eSchool News

When school starts again in the fall, it’s likely that a significant number of students will still be learning remotely. To make classrooms less crowded and prevent the spread of the coronavirus, many states and districts are considering a hybrid […]


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Will colleges in the new coronavirus epicenters change their fall plans?

July 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

College leaders in several states are staring down one of the worst possible outcomes of the summer: Coronavirus cases are surging just as they’re preparing to welcome students back to campus. The crisis is particularly acute in Arizona, Florida and […]


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President Speaks: The pandemic shouldn’t stop colleges filling key leadership positions

June 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Although we’re in various stages of coronavirus lockdown, not all leadership searches have ground to a halt. Certainly, pausing a search during this pandemic is a valid approach, but other institutions have chosen to move forward decisively to recruit the […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

Ed Dept steps up scrutiny of college foreign gifts reporting

June 23, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The White House and the Education Department have intensified their scrutiny of colleges’ relationships with foreign entities, particularly China. Under the Higher Education Act, institutions must inform the department of donations and contracts coming from outside the U.S. that are […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Some colleges say no to housing refunds this fall

June 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

South Florida announced earlier this month that in order to move onto campus, students must agree to an addendum to the college’s housing contract, which states they wouldn’t be eligible for refunds if residence halls closed. Western Carolina followed suit […]


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Uncertain educational environment requires shift in PD

June 22, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Delivering pertinent professional development opportunities was already a difficult task for administrators during normal times. The current uncertainty presents further challenges. Teachers will need to continue to develop their online teaching skills, for example, but only around 4% of PD […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education

How to Think About Graduate School

June 17, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

In our last post, we gave some advice for those starting a doctorate degree this coming fall. While PhD and EdD enrollments account for a relatively small proportion of 3 million graduate students enrolled in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, much of […]