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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, 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 Stages, Higher Education

A Shift to Online Classes this Fall Could Lead to a Retention Crisis

July 6, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

There is plenty for higher education leaders and professors to fear in the fall. Will students come back? Will in-person classes lead to a spike in Covid-19 cases? Will faculty be ready to teach whatever kind of hybrid, hyflex, at […]


News

How New York City, Oakland and Indianapolis Are Planning to Reopen Schools

July 2, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

Call it “blended,” “hybrid” or “split.” Students, families and teachers are gearing up for a new school year that will feature a mixture of at-home and in-class education. That was the message from the heads of school districts in New […]


Economics&Strategies, Higher Education

Learning Communities Can Save Colleges—and Engage Remote Students

June 29, 2020

Via: Ed Surge

As colleges plan to welcome students back for the fall semester—while preparing for a possible second outbreak of the coronavirus that would force classes back online–one thing is for sure: Community is more important than ever. Families debating the value […]


Economics&Strategies, Education Strategies

3 superintendents share remote learning, back-to-school prep strategies

June 25, 2020

Via: Education Dive

Starting in March, teachers and students across the U.S. experienced a sudden shift to remote learning. In crises like this, people normally go through seven emotional stages: Shock. Denial. Bargaining. Anger/anxiety. Depression/sadness. Solution seeking. Acceptance. Not surprisingly, many students and […]