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Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

College enrollment data can be ‘affirming’ and guide improvements in K-12

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Gil Compton was a principal at Chaparral High School in Temecula, California, he would use PTSA meetings or “coffee with the principal” gatherings to share information on what the school’s graduates were doing after high school. How many were […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning, News

Remote learning poses hurdles for students with disabilities

April 1, 2020

Via: Education Week

At school, Rose Hayes, 8, works with a team of teachers and therapists trained to help with her genetic condition. They set goals for her reading, give her physical therapy to improve her balance and make sure she stays on […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Teachers strategize to keep English learners engaged during COVID-19 crisis

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Districts with more resources and technology are better prepared for this type of interruption. In Forsyth County, Georgia, where only 15% of students qualify for free or reduced-price lunch, the district can hand out hot spots for students who need […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

States ease graduation requirements as coronavirus closures extend

March 31, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The coronavirus pandemic has shuttered school buildings across the nation at unprecedented speed, with nearly all states closed through April and a handful extending closures through the end of the academic year. For high schools, the rapidly changing situation has […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

Project-based learning should fit the projects: Bridging cultural relevance and pedagogy

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

I wake up early on a Monday morning to visit a school in Manhattan that’s touted for its engaging, student-centered approach to project-based learning. It was a typical winter morning in New York City — the chill was biting, the […]


Educational Forms, Informal learning

Coronavirus closures present districts opportunities to rethink schedules

March 30, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The sudden closure of schools due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic creates both challenges and opportunities for districts. At this point, few states indicate schools will reopen before the end of the school year. The lengthy break will likely lead […]


News

European exchange students face chaos

March 27, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

Exchange students have been left stranded across Europe by the coronavirus pandemic, as flights are canceled and borders erected amid mixed signals over whether to stay or go, according to student groups. There are fears for the mental well-being of […]


News

US cases now most in world, US capital sees more infections

March 27, 2020

Via: Education Week

The United States’ caseload of coronavirus infections surged to the most in the world and its capital reported more infections, as Italy shut most of its industry and masses of Indian day laborers received food rations after a lockdown put […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics, Educational Stages, Preschool and Primary

Report highlights need for new early ed public funding model as demand grows amid coronavirus crisis

March 26, 2020

Via: Education Dive

The report comes just two weeks after a national task force released a broad plan for redefining the work and preparation programs for those working in the early childhood education field. Leaders of the effort recommend early educators working in […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Pandemic could lead to ‘major upheaval’ in school district budgets

March 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

It took 10 years for some states to recover from the Great Recession — and to see surpluses they could use to increase funding for K-12 education. How they weather the “economic shock” brought on by the novel coronavirus will […]