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Boston Public Schools issues new guidelines for remote learning during coronavirus

Boston Public Schools issues new guidelines for remote learning during coronavirus

Boston teachers and students won’t return to the classroom for the rest of the school year but a more uniform remote learning plan will take the place of in-cl [...] Read full article: Boston Public Schools issues new guideli...→

Boston Public Schools issues new guidelines for remote learning during coronavirus

Boston Public Schools issues new guidelines for remote learning during coronavirus

Boston teachers and students won’t return to the classroom for the rest of the school year but a more uniform remote learning plan will take the place of in-cl [...] Read full article: Boston Public Schools issues new guideli...→

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public Schools announced Friday the most comprehensive plan Coloradans have seen thus far outlining what school might look like in the fall amid the new [...] Read full article: Jeffco Public School releases fall reope...→

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

“At home, it seems to be a bit easier to focus on all the work,” said one eighth grader who was struggling in school. “Everything in general is easier.” Read full article: Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For ...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

The Philadelphia School District says these families will receive the approximate food benefit amount of $365 for each school-aged child in their family. Read full article: Families Of Children Who Receive Free, R...→

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Chicago Public Schools, unlike other large districts around the country, has not yet released data to show how many students have or have not been reached by t [...] Read full article: Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ acro...→

Guidance for reopening Md. schools could see combination of online, on-site learning | WTOP

When students come back to school in Maryland, it could be a new and different experience than the one they left behind before the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Guidance for reopening Md. schools could...→

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools leadership announced Thursday that the next academic year is expected to begin on time in August, but likely will consist of a mix of in- [...] Read full article: Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-p...→

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

"It’s a simple matter of dollars and cents. And the question is are they gonna put their profits over the needs of people in low-income neighborhoods who have [...] Read full article: Lightfoot demands that internet provider...→

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Remote learning could replace the practice of a teacher standing in front of a classroom instructing students in the post-coronavirus area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo s [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-style remote learning could ...→

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools announced the dates of virtual graduation ceremonies to celebrate the milestones of the class of 2020. Read full article: Broward County Public Schools Releases S...→

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

After six weeks of home schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are coming up with creative ways to connect with students. Read full article: School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teacher...→

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth has launched a campaign to ensure every Fort Worth ISD student and family has the support needed to succeed in an online learning environment. Read full article: Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign ...→

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

COVID-19 restrictions have state leaders considering a hybrid education system, with kids learning both in the classroom and part time online at home.  Read full article: Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned...→

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a 60-page document that details how the United States should go about reopening schools, businesses, a [...] Read full article: CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines,...→

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

In the summer of 2013, after New York adopted more rigorous standards, test scores plummeted around the state. Fewer than one in three students in New York Cit [...] Read full article: Why Success Academy is making remote lea...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

New Arlington Public Schools superintendent comes from Fairfax County Public Schools | WTOP

Arlington Public Schools in Northern Virginia has a new superintendent, Francisco Durán, who worked in neighboring Fairfax County. Read full article: New Arlington Public Schools superintend...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

The non-profit Catie's Closet provides toiletries through a unique partnership that works with the Boston public school meals program. Read full article: Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston...→

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lisa Herring, the finalist for the Atlanta Public Schools superintendent position, said she has more to learn in response to questions from about 120 participa [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools superintendent fi...→

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: All Boston Public Schools students to ad...→

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer classes will be held remotely, and all DPS summer camps are canceled, the school district announced Monday. Read full article: Denver Public Schools’ summer courses wi...→

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new guidelines for remote learning as school buildings in the state remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote ...→

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

For the adults in the house, trying to do their own jobs while helping children with class work has become one of the most trying aspects of the pandemic. Read full article: ‘It was just too much’: How remote learn...→

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

The FBI is issuing a warning after an increase in reports of “Zoombombing” with child sexual abuse material (CSAM) being displayed during Zoom meetings. Read full article: FBI Issues Warning To Public After Repor...→

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

The National Federation of High School Associations on Monday issued guidelines for states to consider in reopening high school sports. Read full article: NFHS issues reopening guidelines...→

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

Several health organizations have released guidelines on how schools should proceed with reopening. Still, at least one university system has said it will rema [...] Read full article: CDC, other health organization release g...→

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Mary Kovats has spent nearly the past 20 years at Linné Elementary, living in the neighborhood and becoming a staple of not only the school, but her community. Read full article: Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised...→

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

The earliest the House of Representatives will reconvene is Friday, according to new guidance released by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer.  Read full article: Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening ...→

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County Schools and Computer Mentors are providing families with computers to help their children with distant learning [...] Read full article: Hillsborough Schools giving families com...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Offering a range of possibilities, the state superintendent for education said fall schooling will depend on public health conditions. Read full article: Top Illinois schools official says fall ...→

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

A Bronx teacher is pushing his students’ imaginations to recreate famous works of art and new expressive pieces with items they have at home while they learn r [...] Read full article: Bronx art teacher gets creative with rem...→

A time of turbulence: Queens students, teachers discuss pros and cons of remote learning - amNewYork

BY ERIN YOON Ever since remote learning was initiated in March due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, students and educators in Queens and around Read full article: A time of turbulence: Queens students, t...→

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long before most ever imagined a pandemic closing every school in the state, Maine Township High School District 207 was getting a jump start on e-learning cap [...] Read full article: Long-running Google partnership prepared...→

Canada issues safety guidelines for auto retailing, manufacturing

The Canadian province of Ontario says dealers should consider issuing personal protective equipment (PPE) “as a last resort.” One of the several suggestions fo [...] Read full article: Canada issues safety guidelines for auto...→

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools will provide “virtual graduations” for the Class of 2020, the district said Thursday. All school graduation ceremonies will be held at [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual ...→

The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's reflection on remote learning - amNewYork

BY JILL CYSNER The other day I heard my daughter and her classmates taking turns reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream aloud during their (virtual) Read full article: The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's r...→

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public Schools announced Friday the most comprehensive plan Coloradans have seen thus far outlining what school might look like in the fall amid the new [...] Read full article: Jeffco Public School releases fall reope...→

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

The FBI is issuing a warning after an increase in reports of “Zoombombing” with child sexual abuse material (CSAM) being displayed during Zoom meetings. Read full article: FBI Issues Warning To Public After Repor...→

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a 60-page document that details how the United States should go about reopening schools, businesses, a [...] Read full article: CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines,...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

Several health organizations have released guidelines on how schools should proceed with reopening. Still, at least one university system has said it will rema [...] Read full article: CDC, other health organization release g...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

The Philadelphia School District says these families will receive the approximate food benefit amount of $365 for each school-aged child in their family. Read full article: Families Of Children Who Receive Free, R...→

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Mary Kovats has spent nearly the past 20 years at Linné Elementary, living in the neighborhood and becoming a staple of not only the school, but her community. Read full article: Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Chicago Public Schools, unlike other large districts around the country, has not yet released data to show how many students have or have not been reached by t [...] Read full article: Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ acro...→

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County Schools and Computer Mentors are providing families with computers to help their children with distant learning [...] Read full article: Hillsborough Schools giving families com...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools leadership announced Thursday that the next academic year is expected to begin on time in August, but likely will consist of a mix of in- [...] Read full article: Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-p...→

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Offering a range of possibilities, the state superintendent for education said fall schooling will depend on public health conditions. Read full article: Top Illinois schools official says fall ...→

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lisa Herring, the finalist for the Atlanta Public Schools superintendent position, said she has more to learn in response to questions from about 120 participa [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools superintendent fi...→

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Remote learning could replace the practice of a teacher standing in front of a classroom instructing students in the post-coronavirus area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo s [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-style remote learning could ...→

A time of turbulence: Queens students, teachers discuss pros and cons of remote learning - amNewYork

BY ERIN YOON Ever since remote learning was initiated in March due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, students and educators in Queens and around Read full article: A time of turbulence: Queens students, t...→

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer classes will be held remotely, and all DPS summer camps are canceled, the school district announced Monday. Read full article: Denver Public Schools’ summer courses wi...→

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools announced the dates of virtual graduation ceremonies to celebrate the milestones of the class of 2020. Read full article: Broward County Public Schools Releases S...→

Canada issues safety guidelines for auto retailing, manufacturing

The Canadian province of Ontario says dealers should consider issuing personal protective equipment (PPE) “as a last resort.” One of the several suggestions fo [...] Read full article: Canada issues safety guidelines for auto...→

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new guidelines for remote learning as school buildings in the state remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote ...→

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

After six weeks of home schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are coming up with creative ways to connect with students. Read full article: School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teacher...→

The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's reflection on remote learning - amNewYork

BY JILL CYSNER The other day I heard my daughter and her classmates taking turns reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream aloud during their (virtual) Read full article: The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's r...→

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

For the adults in the house, trying to do their own jobs while helping children with class work has become one of the most trying aspects of the pandemic. Read full article: ‘It was just too much’: How remote learn...→

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

COVID-19 restrictions have state leaders considering a hybrid education system, with kids learning both in the classroom and part time online at home.  Read full article: Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned...→

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

“At home, it seems to be a bit easier to focus on all the work,” said one eighth grader who was struggling in school. “Everything in general is easier.” Read full article: Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For ...→

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

The National Federation of High School Associations on Monday issued guidelines for states to consider in reopening high school sports. Read full article: NFHS issues reopening guidelines...→

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

In the summer of 2013, after New York adopted more rigorous standards, test scores plummeted around the state. Fewer than one in three students in New York Cit [...] Read full article: Why Success Academy is making remote lea...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

The earliest the House of Representatives will reconvene is Friday, according to new guidance released by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer.  Read full article: Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening ...→

New Arlington Public Schools superintendent comes from Fairfax County Public Schools | WTOP

Arlington Public Schools in Northern Virginia has a new superintendent, Francisco Durán, who worked in neighboring Fairfax County. Read full article: New Arlington Public Schools superintend...→

Guidance for reopening Md. schools could see combination of online, on-site learning | WTOP

When students come back to school in Maryland, it could be a new and different experience than the one they left behind before the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Guidance for reopening Md. schools could...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

The non-profit Catie's Closet provides toiletries through a unique partnership that works with the Boston public school meals program. Read full article: Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston...→

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

"It’s a simple matter of dollars and cents. And the question is are they gonna put their profits over the needs of people in low-income neighborhoods who have [...] Read full article: Lightfoot demands that internet provider...→

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

A Bronx teacher is pushing his students’ imaginations to recreate famous works of art and new expressive pieces with items they have at home while they learn r [...] Read full article: Bronx art teacher gets creative with rem...→

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: All Boston Public Schools students to ad...→

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long before most ever imagined a pandemic closing every school in the state, Maine Township High School District 207 was getting a jump start on e-learning cap [...] Read full article: Long-running Google partnership prepared...→

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools will provide “virtual graduations” for the Class of 2020, the district said Thursday. All school graduation ceremonies will be held at [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual ...→

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth has launched a campaign to ensure every Fort Worth ISD student and family has the support needed to succeed in an online learning environment. Read full article: Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign ...→

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public School releases fall reopening plans, providing first detailed glimpse of what Colorado schools could look like in 2020-2021 year

Jeffco Public Schools announced Friday the most comprehensive plan Coloradans have seen thus far outlining what school might look like in the fall amid the new [...] Read full article: Jeffco Public School releases fall reope...→

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned Remote Learning Will Become The New Normal

COVID-19 restrictions have state leaders considering a hybrid education system, with kids learning both in the classroom and part time online at home.  Read full article: Reimagining Education: Parents Concerned...→

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

FBI Issues Warning To Public After Reports Of ‘Zoombombing’ With Child Abuse Being Displayed During Virtual Meetings

The FBI is issuing a warning after an increase in reports of “Zoombombing” with child sexual abuse material (CSAM) being displayed during Zoom meetings. Read full article: FBI Issues Warning To Public After Repor...→

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For These Students, It’s a Godsend.

“At home, it seems to be a bit easier to focus on all the work,” said one eighth grader who was struggling in school. “Everything in general is easier.” Read full article: Not Everyone Hates Remote Learning. For ...→

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines, Urges 'Extensive' Testing

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a 60-page document that details how the United States should go about reopening schools, businesses, a [...] Read full article: CDC Quietly Issues Reopening Guidelines,...→

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

NFHS issues reopening guidelines

The National Federation of High School Associations on Monday issued guidelines for states to consider in reopening high school sports. Read full article: NFHS issues reopening guidelines...→

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

New York City Summer School Will Be Done Via Remote Learning, De Blasio Says

"It's going to be a huge effort, an unprecedented effort," the mayor said. "The greatest challenge I'd say this school system has ever faced." Read full article: New York City Summer School Will Be Done...→

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

Why Success Academy is making remote learning work as regular schools flail

In the summer of 2013, after New York adopted more rigorous standards, test scores plummeted around the state. Fewer than one in three students in New York Cit [...] Read full article: Why Success Academy is making remote lea...→

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

CDC, other health organization release guidelines for schools considering reopening

Several health organizations have released guidelines on how schools should proceed with reopening. Still, at least one university system has said it will rema [...] Read full article: CDC, other health organization release g...→

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

CDC releases reopening guidelines for schools, businesses and churches

The guidance is intended to give businesses, churches, schools and other institutions recommendations on how to proceed with reopening. Read full article: CDC releases reopening guidelines for sc...→

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

Families Of Children Who Receive Free, Reduced-Priced Meals At Philly Public Schools To Get Over $350 In Food Benefits

The Philadelphia School District says these families will receive the approximate food benefit amount of $365 for each school-aged child in their family. Read full article: Families Of Children Who Receive Free, R...→

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the [...]

Striking Chicago Public Schools staff took a new approach to marching along the picket lines Thursday, instead choosing to perform the dance to Michael Jackson [...] Read full article: Striking Chicago Public Schools staff to...→

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised with Golden Apple award

Mary Kovats has spent nearly the past 20 years at Linné Elementary, living in the neighborhood and becoming a staple of not only the school, but her community. Read full article: Chicago Public Schools teacher surprised...→

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

We won’t reopen teachers contract for Chicago Public Schools to start on time this fall, Lightfoot says

"First and foremost, we’ll be guided by what the public health data tells us. And hopefully, we’ll have a constructive conversation with CTU leadership," the m [...] Read full article: We won’t reopen teachers contract for Ch...→

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening House, Possibly Friday

The earliest the House of Representatives will reconvene is Friday, according to new guidance released by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer.  Read full article: Hoyer Issues Guidelines for Reconvening ...→

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ across Chicago, union says

Chicago Public Schools, unlike other large districts around the country, has not yet released data to show how many students have or have not been reached by t [...] Read full article: Remote learning engagement ‘uneven’ acro...→

New Arlington Public Schools superintendent comes from Fairfax County Public Schools | WTOP

Arlington Public Schools in Northern Virginia has a new superintendent, Francisco Durán, who worked in neighboring Fairfax County. Read full article: New Arlington Public Schools superintend...→

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

Hillsborough Schools giving families computers for distant learning

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Hillsborough County Schools and Computer Mentors are providing families with computers to help their children with distant learning [...] Read full article: Hillsborough Schools giving families com...→

Guidance for reopening Md. schools could see combination of online, on-site learning | WTOP

When students come back to school in Maryland, it could be a new and different experience than the one they left behind before the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Guidance for reopening Md. schools could...→

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Public Pools Remain Closed, Officials Release Guidelines For Apartment Complexes

Some county officials have begun to put out guidelines for pools at condo and apartment complexes to keep residents safe while they play in the sun. Read full article: Residents Improvise To Stay Cool As Publ...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-person classes with remote learning beginning in August

Denver Public Schools leadership announced Thursday that the next academic year is expected to begin on time in August, but likely will consist of a mix of in- [...] Read full article: Denver Public Schools likely to mix in-p...→

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston Public Schools Meals Program

The non-profit Catie's Closet provides toiletries through a unique partnership that works with the Boston public school meals program. Read full article: Non-Profit Donates Toiletries Via Boston...→

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Top Illinois schools official says fall could start with remote learning, students attending on different days

Offering a range of possibilities, the state superintendent for education said fall schooling will depend on public health conditions. Read full article: Top Illinois schools official says fall ...→

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

Lightfoot demands that internet providers help bridge digital divide in remote learning at CPS

"It’s a simple matter of dollars and cents. And the question is are they gonna put their profits over the needs of people in low-income neighborhoods who have [...] Read full article: Lightfoot demands that internet provider...→

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Atlanta Public Schools superintendent finalist answers questions in first virtual town hall - Atlanta INtown Paper

Lisa Herring, the finalist for the Atlanta Public Schools superintendent position, said she has more to learn in response to questions from about 120 participa [...] Read full article: Atlanta Public Schools superintendent fi...→

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

Bronx art teacher gets creative with remote learning

A Bronx teacher is pushing his students’ imaginations to recreate famous works of art and new expressive pieces with items they have at home while they learn r [...] Read full article: Bronx art teacher gets creative with rem...→

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

Remote learning could replace the practice of a teacher standing in front of a classroom instructing students in the post-coronavirus area, Gov. Andrew Cuomo s [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-style remote learning could ...→

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

All Boston Public Schools students to advance to next grade as new policies take effect

The school district updated its learning plan to give more guidance for students and teachers about attendance, assignments, grading, and scheduling, Mayor Mar [...] Read full article: All Boston Public Schools students to ad...→

A time of turbulence: Queens students, teachers discuss pros and cons of remote learning - amNewYork

BY ERIN YOON Ever since remote learning was initiated in March due to the rapid spread of the COVID-19 virus, students and educators in Queens and around Read full article: A time of turbulence: Queens students, t...→

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer courses will be held remotely, all district summer camps canceled

Denver Public Schools’ summer classes will be held remotely, and all DPS summer camps are canceled, the school district announced Monday. Read full article: Denver Public Schools’ summer courses wi...→

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long-running Google partnership prepared District 207 for remote learning

Long before most ever imagined a pandemic closing every school in the state, Maine Township High School District 207 was getting a jump start on e-learning cap [...] Read full article: Long-running Google partnership prepared...→

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools Releases Schedule of Virtual Graduation Ceremonies

Broward County Public Schools announced the dates of virtual graduation ceremonies to celebrate the milestones of the class of 2020. Read full article: Broward County Public Schools Releases S...→

Canada issues safety guidelines for auto retailing, manufacturing

The Canadian province of Ontario says dealers should consider issuing personal protective equipment (PPE) “as a last resort.” One of the several suggestions fo [...] Read full article: Canada issues safety guidelines for auto...→

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote learning in updated executive order

LANSING (WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer announced new guidelines for remote learning as school buildings in the state remain closed amid the coronavirus pandemi [...] Read full article: Gov. Whitmer sets guidelines for remote ...→

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual graduation ceremonies

St. Paul Public Schools will provide “virtual graduations” for the Class of 2020, the district said Thursday. All school graduation ceremonies will be held at [...] Read full article: St. Paul Public Schools to hold virtual ...→

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teachers Get Creative To Keep Students Engaged During Remote Learning

After six weeks of home schooling due to the coronavirus pandemic, teachers are coming up with creative ways to connect with students. Read full article: School In Coronavirus Era: Local Teacher...→

The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's reflection on remote learning - amNewYork

BY JILL CYSNER The other day I heard my daughter and her classmates taking turns reading A Midsummer Night’s Dream aloud during their (virtual) Read full article: The kids are alright: A Brooklyn mom's r...→

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign to Support FWISD Remote Learning

Read Fort Worth has launched a campaign to ensure every Fort Worth ISD student and family has the support needed to succeed in an online learning environment. Read full article: Read Fort Worth Launches DRIVE Campaign ...→

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

‘It was just too much’: How remote learning is breaking parents

For the adults in the house, trying to do their own jobs while helping children with class work has become one of the most trying aspects of the pandemic. Read full article: ‘It was just too much’: How remote learn...→