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Queens-based education tech company gives away remote learning programs - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER A Queens-based tech entrepreneur is giving away $1 million of K-8 lesson materials and more than 30,000 accounts for test prep Read full article: Queens-based education tech company give...→

Queens-based education tech company gives away remote learning programs - amNewYork

BY GRANT LANCASTER A Queens-based tech entrepreneur is giving away $1 million of K-8 lesson materials and more than 30,000 accounts for test prep Read full article: Queens-based education tech company give...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

At best, many families muddled through remote learning, If educators pay attention, we can use the experience to make schools better when they reopen. Read full article: What remote learning taught me about tea...→

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

University of California at Berkeley officials on Wednesday outlined the school's plans for re-opening for the fall semester. Read full article: UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly ...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

The survey also asked about safety measures such as social distancing, eating in the classroom versus a cafeteria, having students and staff tested for COVID-1 [...] Read full article: LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allo...→

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Two Wall Street Journal reporters write that the national experiment in remote learning, courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic, has failed. Read full article: Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has...→

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

The city boasts that 89 percent of school kids are engaging in “daily interactions” with their teachers during coronavirus-sparked remote learning. But educato [...] Read full article: NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning i...→

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

Classes for certain college majors, the move to remove learning has been especially jarring, as science labs and acting workshops don’t translate so easily to [...] Read full article: When Labs Go Online: For Some College Ma...→

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Remote learning will continue through the summer for nearly 178,000 city public school students, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. “It’s going to be a hu [...] Read full article: Nearly 180,000 students will spend summe...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

No summer camp this year? Experts at Virginia Tech provide tips for fun home learning | WTOP

Many summer camps have been halted this year, leaving parents scrambling for ideas on how to keep their children engaged. Virginia Tech education experts are t [...] Read full article: No summer camp this year? Experts at Vir...→

Administration seeking rollbacks on tech company protections | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that [...] Read full article: Administration seeking rollbacks on tech...→

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could no [...] Read full article: Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech...→

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Motivated by the recent racial injustice protests that have swept across the globe, Tampa-based Non-Profit Tech Company, Tampa Bay Wave is determined to be par [...] Read full article: Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voi...→

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

A quarter of my students don’t have technology to do work online. And distance learning doesn’t replace live interaction in the classroom. Read full article: I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my s...→

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Rather than reduce numbers, one Clearwater-based tech company is connecting with locals to hire in droves. Read full article: Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech...→

University System of Maryland said remote learning and in-person classes to return in fall | WTOP

The University System of Maryland is giving you a glimpse at how things will change the school’s “new normal” brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: University System of Maryland said remot...→

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

The district has been unable to contact more than 2,250 students since remote learning began, or less than 1% of the overall student body. Data is missing for [...] Read full article: Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Stud...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn’t have an office, and let some current employees work from home permanently if [...] Read full article: Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote ...→

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 ...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Tech Chaplaincy Institute melds strong forces in her life: the desire to serve others and her  passion and affinity for technology. Read full article: Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of c...→

Administration seeking to roll back tech company protections

The Justice Department proposed Wednesday that Congress roll back long-held legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, puttin [...] Read full article: Administration seeking to roll back tech...→

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

After months of uncertainty and weeks of planning, Cal on Wednesday revealed plans for undergraduates for the fall semester in a note to the campus community. [...] Read full article: Cal unveils plans for the fall semester:...→

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell i [...]

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell its facial recognition software to police, following similar moves by Amazon and [...] Read full article: Microsoft has become the third big tech ...→

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

The city’s public school system is mulling a phased start to the next school year and holding some classes remotely as the city eases out of its coronavirus cr [...] Read full article: DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remo...→

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

The city Department of Education called on parents and students in mid-April to let school officials know how learning from home on iPads or laptops is working [...] Read full article: DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ re...→

VW finalizes investment in self-driving tech company Argo AI

While there were no signs the pending deal had been threatened, Monday’s closing of the transaction nonetheless helps VW, Argo and Ford push ahead with their r [...] Read full article: VW finalizes investment in self-driving ...→

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

Chicago Public Schools released new data Friday on how students at individual schools are engaging online. Read full article: How many students are taking part in rem...→

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, says schools need to invest in training for teachers to teach effectively online [...] Read full article: Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creat...→

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

A Bronx teacher is making sure his students can tune into an awesome math network while remote learning. And his unique style of teaching is getting recognized [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote le...→

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...→

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

The last day of school is a few weeks away, but nearly 178,000 students are expected to participate in summer learning. A teacher in the Bronx explains why sum [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher keeps students engaged dur...→

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...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

No summer camp this year? Experts at Virginia Tech provide tips for fun home learning | WTOP

Many summer camps have been halted this year, leaving parents scrambling for ideas on how to keep their children engaged. Virginia Tech education experts are t [...] Read full article: No summer camp this year? Experts at Vir...→

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

At best, many families muddled through remote learning, If educators pay attention, we can use the experience to make schools better when they reopen. Read full article: What remote learning taught me about tea...→

Administration seeking to roll back tech company protections

The Justice Department proposed Wednesday that Congress roll back long-held legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, puttin [...] Read full article: Administration seeking to roll back tech...→

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could no [...] Read full article: Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell i [...]

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell its facial recognition software to police, following similar moves by Amazon and [...] Read full article: Microsoft has become the third big tech ...→

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Two Wall Street Journal reporters write that the national experiment in remote learning, courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic, has failed. Read full article: Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has...→

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

The city Department of Education called on parents and students in mid-April to let school officials know how learning from home on iPads or laptops is working [...] Read full article: DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ re...→

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Rather than reduce numbers, one Clearwater-based tech company is connecting with locals to hire in droves. Read full article: Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech...→

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

The city boasts that 89 percent of school kids are engaging in “daily interactions” with their teachers during coronavirus-sparked remote learning. But educato [...] Read full article: NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning i...→

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

Chicago Public Schools released new data Friday on how students at individual schools are engaging online. Read full article: How many students are taking part in rem...→

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

The district has been unable to contact more than 2,250 students since remote learning began, or less than 1% of the overall student body. Data is missing for [...] Read full article: Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Stud...→

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

A Bronx teacher is making sure his students can tune into an awesome math network while remote learning. And his unique style of teaching is getting recognized [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote le...→

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

The last day of school is a few weeks away, but nearly 178,000 students are expected to participate in summer learning. A teacher in the Bronx explains why sum [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher keeps students engaged dur...→

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 ...→

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Remote learning will continue through the summer for nearly 178,000 city public school students, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. “It’s going to be a hu [...] Read full article: Nearly 180,000 students will spend summe...→

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...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Tech Chaplaincy Institute melds strong forces in her life: the desire to serve others and her  passion and affinity for technology. Read full article: Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of c...→

Administration seeking rollbacks on tech company protections | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that [...] Read full article: Administration seeking rollbacks on tech...→

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

University of California at Berkeley officials on Wednesday outlined the school's plans for re-opening for the fall semester. Read full article: UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly ...→

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

After months of uncertainty and weeks of planning, Cal on Wednesday revealed plans for undergraduates for the fall semester in a note to the campus community. [...] Read full article: Cal unveils plans for the fall semester:...→

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Motivated by the recent racial injustice protests that have swept across the globe, Tampa-based Non-Profit Tech Company, Tampa Bay Wave is determined to be par [...] Read full article: Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voi...→

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

The survey also asked about safety measures such as social distancing, eating in the classroom versus a cafeteria, having students and staff tested for COVID-1 [...] Read full article: LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allo...→

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

The city’s public school system is mulling a phased start to the next school year and holding some classes remotely as the city eases out of its coronavirus cr [...] Read full article: DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remo...→

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

A quarter of my students don’t have technology to do work online. And distance learning doesn’t replace live interaction in the classroom. Read full article: I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my s...→

VW finalizes investment in self-driving tech company Argo AI

While there were no signs the pending deal had been threatened, Monday’s closing of the transaction nonetheless helps VW, Argo and Ford push ahead with their r [...] Read full article: VW finalizes investment in self-driving ...→

University System of Maryland said remote learning and in-person classes to return in fall | WTOP

The University System of Maryland is giving you a glimpse at how things will change the school’s “new normal” brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: University System of Maryland said remot...→

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, says schools need to invest in training for teachers to teach effectively online [...] Read full article: Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creat...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

Classes for certain college majors, the move to remove learning has been especially jarring, as science labs and acting workshops don’t translate so easily to [...] Read full article: When Labs Go Online: For Some College Ma...→

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...→

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn’t have an office, and let some current employees work from home permanently if [...] Read full article: Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote ...→

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Loveland-based company sees orders for its all-electric powertrains soar

Lightning Systems, which designs and manufactures all-electric powertrains for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, has expanded its workforce and its plant. And t [...] Read full article: Loveland-based company sees orders for i...→

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker Warns Second Wave of Virus Could Mean Return to Remote Learning

With coronavirus numbers continuing their decline in Illinois, Gov. J.B. Pritzker unveiled a series of guidelines designed to get students back into classrooms [...] Read full article: Illinois School Guidelines: Pritzker War...→

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Indiana offers public schools $61M in remote learning grants

Gov. Eric Holcomb says Indiana's public schools can apply for funding to improve their remote learning capabilities during the coronavirus pandemic through a $ [...] Read full article: Indiana offers public schools $61M in re...→

Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural virtual International Cultural Festival - amNewYork

BY TERESA METTELA Central Astoria Local Development Coalition, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the neighborhood of Astoria, Read full article: Queens-based nonprofit to host inaugural...→

No summer camp this year? Experts at Virginia Tech provide tips for fun home learning | WTOP

Many summer camps have been halted this year, leaving parents scrambling for ideas on how to keep their children engaged. Virginia Tech education experts are t [...] Read full article: No summer camp this year? Experts at Vir...→

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of celebration, freedom,” to launch new faith-based tech venture

Tech Chaplaincy Institute melds strong forces in her life: the desire to serve others and her  passion and affinity for technology. Read full article: Entrepreneur picks Juneteenth, “day of c...→

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

What remote learning taught me about teachers, inequality and more

At best, many families muddled through remote learning, If educators pay attention, we can use the experience to make schools better when they reopen. Read full article: What remote learning taught me about tea...→

Administration seeking rollbacks on tech company protections | WTOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that [...] Read full article: Administration seeking rollbacks on tech...→

Administration seeking to roll back tech company protections

The Justice Department proposed Wednesday that Congress roll back long-held legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, puttin [...] Read full article: Administration seeking to roll back tech...→

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly Remote Learning, Limited In-Person Classes

University of California at Berkeley officials on Wednesday outlined the school's plans for re-opening for the fall semester. Read full article: UC Berkeley Fall COVID-19 Plans: Mostly ...→

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech Company Protections

The Justice Department is proposing that Congress roll back legal protections for online platforms such as Facebook, Google and Twitter that generally could no [...] Read full article: Trump Proposes Measure Rolling Back Tech...→

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

Cal unveils plans for the fall semester: Masks, limited housing, remote learning and an early exit

After months of uncertainty and weeks of planning, Cal on Wednesday revealed plans for undergraduates for the fall semester in a note to the campus community. [...] Read full article: Cal unveils plans for the fall semester:...→

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and logo, company says current brand based on racial stereotype

PepsiCo, the parent company of Quaker Oats, says it will completely rebrand its line of Aunt Jemima pancake mix and syrup — including changing the name and log [...] Read full article: Reports: Aunt Jemima to get new name and...→

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voice By Tampa-Based Non-Profit Co.

Motivated by the recent racial injustice protests that have swept across the globe, Tampa-based Non-Profit Tech Company, Tampa Bay Wave is determined to be par [...] Read full article: Minority-Founded Tech Startups Given Voi...→

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell i [...]

Microsoft has become the third big tech company this week to say it won’t sell its facial recognition software to police, following similar moves by Amazon and [...] Read full article: Microsoft has become the third big tech ...→

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allow Children Back In School This Fall Or Stick To Remote Learning

The survey also asked about safety measures such as social distancing, eating in the classroom versus a cafeteria, having students and staff tested for COVID-1 [...] Read full article: LAUSD Surveys Parents On Whether To Allo...→

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remote learning for next school year

The city’s public school system is mulling a phased start to the next school year and holding some classes remotely as the city eases out of its coronavirus cr [...] Read full article: DOE mulls phased reopening, partial remo...→

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has Failed Coronavirus Test

Two Wall Street Journal reporters write that the national experiment in remote learning, courtesy of the coronavirus pandemic, has failed. Read full article: Wall Street Journal: Remote Learning Has...→

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my students are losing out with remote learning | Letters

A quarter of my students don’t have technology to do work online. And distance learning doesn’t replace live interaction in the classroom. Read full article: I’m a suburban teacher, and many of my s...→

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ remote-learning survey results

The city Department of Education called on parents and students in mid-April to let school officials know how learning from home on iPads or laptops is working [...] Read full article: DOE keeps tight lid on ‘unflattering’ re...→

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech Company Hiring In Droves

Rather than reduce numbers, one Clearwater-based tech company is connecting with locals to hire in droves. Read full article: Despite COVID-19 Trends, Clearwater Tech...→

VW finalizes investment in self-driving tech company Argo AI

While there were no signs the pending deal had been threatened, Monday’s closing of the transaction nonetheless helps VW, Argo and Ford push ahead with their r [...] Read full article: VW finalizes investment in self-driving ...→

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning interaction stats are nonsense

The city boasts that 89 percent of school kids are engaging in “daily interactions” with their teachers during coronavirus-sparked remote learning. But educato [...] Read full article: NYC teachers say DOE’s remote learning i...→

University System of Maryland said remote learning and in-person classes to return in fall | WTOP

The University System of Maryland is giving you a glimpse at how things will change the school’s “new normal” brought on by the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: University System of Maryland said remot...→

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

How many students are taking part in remote learning at your school? [SEARCH HERE]

Chicago Public Schools released new data Friday on how students at individual schools are engaging online. Read full article: How many students are taking part in rem...→

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Students Still Haven't Been Contacted During Remote Learning

The district has been unable to contact more than 2,250 students since remote learning began, or less than 1% of the overall student body. Data is missing for [...] Read full article: Thousands OF Chicago Public Schools Stud...→

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creativity, Support & Guidance Will Help Make Remote Learning Successful

Richard Culatta, CEO of the International Society for Technology in Education, says schools need to invest in training for teachers to teach effectively online [...] Read full article: Reimagining Education: Experts Say Creat...→

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powder Over Salmonella Concerns

The curry powder was sold at stores in Jamaica and Jackson Heights, Queens, and in the Bronx as well. Read full article: Queens-Based Company Recalls Curry Powde...→

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote learning lessons, nominated for teaching award

A Bronx teacher is making sure his students can tune into an awesome math network while remote learning. And his unique style of teaching is getting recognized [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher, who uses unique remote le...→

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

When Labs Go Online: For Some College Majors, Remote Learning Means Extra Hurdles

Classes for certain college majors, the move to remove learning has been especially jarring, as science labs and acting workshops don’t translate so easily to [...] Read full article: When Labs Go Online: For Some College Ma...→

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...→

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn [...]

Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote workers in areas where the company doesn’t have an office, and let some current employees work from home permanently if [...] Read full article: Facebook Inc. plans to hire more remote ...→

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

Bronx teacher keeps students engaged during remote learning

The last day of school is a few weeks away, but nearly 178,000 students are expected to participate in summer learning. A teacher in the Bronx explains why sum [...] Read full article: Bronx teacher keeps students engaged dur...→

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 ...→

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Nearly 180,000 students will spend summer remote learning: De Blasio

Remote learning will continue through the summer for nearly 178,000 city public school students, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday. “It’s going to be a hu [...] Read full article: Nearly 180,000 students will spend summe...→

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...→