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Educational Stages, Secondary Education

Citing Educational Risks, Scientific Panel Urges That Schools Reopen

July 15, 2020

Via: NY Times

Wading into the contentious debate over reopening schools, an influential committee of scientists and educators on Wednesday recommended that, wherever possible, younger children and those with special needs should attend school in person. Their report — issued by the prestigious […]


News

Unions, colleges win protection for international students

July 15, 2020

Via: AFT News

Kick international students out of the country? Force them to attend in-person classes in the face of a pandemic? That would be a hard “no.” In a resounding victory over the Trump administration’s threat that international students must attend classes […]


Educational Stages, News, Secondary Education

Teachers at High Risk for COVID-19 Face a Terrible Choice: Your Job or Your Health

July 15, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Crystal is a Pennsylvania teacher contemplating a life-defining decision. Her husband has dermatomyositis, a disorder that weakens his muscles and his immune system. Crystal herself has asthma, and so does her 5-year-old son, who may start kindergarten in the fall. […]


Educational Forms, Educational Stages, Higher Education, Informal learning

Trump administration rescinds policy barring foreign students from online classes

July 14, 2020

Via: Education Dive

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) unveiled the directive earlier this month — a move widely seen as a way to pressure administrators to reopen their campuses. Because officials have dropped the order, foreign students, at least for now, will […]


Education Tech

Emotionally Connected Learning Is Possible Online. Start With Relationships.

July 14, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

July is a luminous month that I’ve spent in previous years exploring, traveling, visiting friends and feeling that deep rejuvenation after a busy end of a school year. This time, it’s unsettling, as summer has quietly arrived without the crescendo […]


Editorial

A Brief on Remote Education

July 14, 2020

Via: Lawrence Malone

Remote education has seen a dramatic increase in popularity over the past decade and along with it came a surge in educational standards, various improvements, and innovations that made life easier for everyone involved. Maybe even more so for individuals who are […]


News

Students at risk as college fires all its counselors

July 13, 2020

Via: AFT News

Students at Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., are struggling with changes due to the coronavirus pandemic: wondering whether they should sign up for classes next semester, what “class” will look like, whether they have the online equipment they’ll need […]


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

Watchdog report challenges Trump administration school safety recommendations

July 13, 2020

Via: Education Dive

While the report found school-targeted shootings tend to occur in high-income, low-minority areas, it also found schools in urban, low-income and high-minority areas faced more shootings overall and were often committed by nonstudents or unknown shooters in response to disputes. […]


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 […]


News

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 […]