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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 […]


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School districts get creative to keep bus drivers, support staff employed

March 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

When Utah Gov. Gary Herbert put all K-12 public schools under a soft close earlier this month to help mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus, the Duchesne County School District saw two potential problems: How would students have access to […]


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National Dropout Prevention Center Offers Resources

March 24, 2020

Via: eSchool News

School closures are traumatizing students, families, and educators, presenting a new dropout risk factor and requiring schools to develop immediate virtual solutions. The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has produced topical videos and virtual professional development to support schools and […]


Educational Stages, Higher Education, News

How will for-profit colleges fare in the recession?

March 19, 2020

Via: Inside Higher Ed

For-profit institutions hit a major speed bump years ago when politicians, advocates and students stood up against large for-profit chains to criticize their often-poor relative debt levels, job market payoffs and recruitment efforts that often target vulnerable populations. Some collapsed. […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education

Free At-Home Learning Content During Crisis

March 18, 2020

Via: eSchool News

Follett, a trusted partner to PreK-12 schools, public libraries, and college campuses for more than 145 years, is working with customers to ensure they can quickly and easily use the company’s wide range of eLearning solutions and access to content […]


Educational Forms, Formal Education, News

Is Closing the Schools Because of Coronavirus a Good Idea?

March 17, 2020

Via: NY Times

Only 12% of marketers say content programs reach the right audience, study findsEven as we take significant steps to distance ourselves from one another to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest decisions has been whether […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Economics

Florida Senate rejects proposal requiring more accountability from private schools

March 17, 2020

Via: Education Dive

On the national level, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has promoted a proposed $5 billion tax credit scholarship program that low-income students could use to attend private schools. The program would allow states to opt in and give individuals […]


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

Dual enrollment orientations help California college readiness program expand

March 16, 2020

Via: Education Dive

As recent studies by the American Institutes for Research​ on the Early College High Schools dual-enrollment program indicate, these types of opportunities can have long-lasting, positive impacts on post-secondary enrollment. Early College High Schools students had an 84% college attendance […]