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Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids computers, Wi-Fi | WTOP

Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids computers, Wi-Fi | WTOP

The pandemic has forced educators to go online, but too many students lack internet access at home. An online roundtable Tuesday explored this “digital divide. [...] Read full article: Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids...→

Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids computers, Wi-Fi | WTOP

Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids computers, Wi-Fi | WTOP

The pandemic has forced educators to go online, but too many students lack internet access at home. An online roundtable Tuesday explored this “digital divide. [...] Read full article: Schools scramble in pandemic to get kids...→

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two Southern California medical students created a book to help children understand why their worlds have changed so dramatically in the last few months. Autho [...] Read full article: Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book...→

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...→

Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rural communities. Will other companies follow?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, Land O’Lakes is doing its part to help people feel connected. Literally. Based in Arden Hil [...] Read full article: Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rura...→

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools is establishing community access to Wi-Fi hubs at five school sites starting on Wednesday. Read full article: Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi h...→

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus may kill the controversial practice of “screening” students for admittance to NYC’s most coveted middle and high schools, at least temporarily. Read full article: DOE could end screening for top NYC scho...→

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco school authorities have adopted a credit/no-credit grading policy for middle and high school students after dropping a proposal to give automatic [...] Read full article: San Francisco schools adopt new grading ...→

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Young people of any race can be reckless. But the stakes are much higher for young African Americans, the consequences more severe. Read full article: Column: An open letter to the black kids...→

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

The mother-daughter duo has been using their spare time at home to educate and put kids at ease about the ongoing pandemic through an animated web series, “Kid [...] Read full article: 10-year-old girl makes informative video...→

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools will remain shut as Gov. Charlie Baker ordered students to stay home for the rest of the academic year and hinted classrooms could look very different [...] Read full article: Schools closed for the year as Massachus...→

COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep Illinois schools closed for academic year

At a news conference this afternoon, Lightfoot did not confirm the continued closure. "I don't want to get ahead of any announcement by the governor, and I thi [...] Read full article: COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep ...→

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

Taking classes online because schools are closed by the coronavirus is tough in a city like Houston where nearly 140,000 households do not have a computer and [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and R...→

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Some schools will have staff bag students’ belongings, while others will allow students to go into school buildings to retrieve their own belongings. Read full article: Colorado schools plan for students to re...→

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

Buy a Wi-Fi router to suit your internet speed and budget, including routers for gaming, routers for streaming video and for using social media. Read full article: How to (and why) buy the best wireless W...→

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Comcast faced pressure Thursday from Democrats urging the telecommunications giant to expand internet access to children disconnected because of the novel coro [...] Read full article: Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi payw...→

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As Illinois works through its plans for a phased reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker provided residents with a glimpse at how the sta [...] Read full article: Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Ill...→

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

With cafes and libraries closed, Americans without internet access are sitting outside them to get free and fast connections. Read full article: Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere t...→

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

“For a child whose routines have been ripped up and they’re now in a home that is feeling the stress, it can be a very, very dangerous time.” Read full article: ‘The entire system has been impacted’: C...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

In normal times, Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., has a hectic life. As the only single mother in the U.S Congress, Porter has to juggle the 24/7 demands of repres [...] Read full article: Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and r...→

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

A mystery illness in kids and other risks from the coronavirus has medical experts urging caution before schools open again in the fall. Read full article: Focus on kids and coronavirus urged befo...→

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Some doctors worry that fear of going out during the pandemic will mean some kids won't get critical vaccines. Read full article: Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccina...→

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

What is Wi-Fi 6? Do you need a Wi-Fi 6 wireless router? Here’s how to decide whether you’re ready for the upgrade and how to shop for the best Wi-Fi 6 router f [...] Read full article: Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upg...→

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

María's 10-year-old son, Jesús, was rapidly removed to Honduras by U.S. border officials, who have been granted broad authority to expel virtually all migrants [...] Read full article: U.S. suspends protections for migrant ki...→

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

As lockdowns force millions of young people to adapt to online learning, access to the internet has become one of the biggest challenges in the world's poorer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa'...→

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

All 98 seniors at Success Academy’s HS of the Liberal Arts are headed to college this fall, including to the University of Chicago, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, T [...] Read full article: New York’s charter schools are sending h...→

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

For working parents, it's easy to get caught up in all the negative aspects of working from home, homeschooling, and what seems like non-stop cooking and clean [...] Read full article: Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'si...→

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives in recent weeks. Among the many major disruptions has been to the graduati [...] Read full article: Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Pa...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

As thousands of students and teachers continue to stay home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the superintendent for Philadelphia’s school district put into focus [...] Read full article: Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic,...→

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

The U.N. children's agency has appealed for an additional $92.4 million to help fight the coronavirus in the Middle East and North Africa Read full article: UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideas...→

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two Southern California medical students created a book to help children understand why their worlds have changed so dramatically in the last few months. Autho [...] Read full article: Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book...→

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

A mystery illness in kids and other risks from the coronavirus has medical experts urging caution before schools open again in the fall. Read full article: Focus on kids and coronavirus urged befo...→

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Some schools will have staff bag students’ belongings, while others will allow students to go into school buildings to retrieve their own belongings. Read full article: Colorado schools plan for students to re...→

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

What is Wi-Fi 6? Do you need a Wi-Fi 6 wireless router? Here’s how to decide whether you’re ready for the upgrade and how to shop for the best Wi-Fi 6 router f [...] Read full article: Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upg...→

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Comcast faced pressure Thursday from Democrats urging the telecommunications giant to expand internet access to children disconnected because of the novel coro [...] Read full article: Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi payw...→

Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rural communities. Will other companies follow?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, Land O’Lakes is doing its part to help people feel connected. Literally. Based in Arden Hil [...] Read full article: Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rura...→

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

As lockdowns force millions of young people to adapt to online learning, access to the internet has become one of the biggest challenges in the world's poorer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa'...→

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

With cafes and libraries closed, Americans without internet access are sitting outside them to get free and fast connections. Read full article: Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere t...→

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus may kill the controversial practice of “screening” students for admittance to NYC’s most coveted middle and high schools, at least temporarily. Read full article: DOE could end screening for top NYC scho...→

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

For working parents, it's easy to get caught up in all the negative aspects of working from home, homeschooling, and what seems like non-stop cooking and clean [...] Read full article: Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'si...→

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Young people of any race can be reckless. But the stakes are much higher for young African Americans, the consequences more severe. Read full article: Column: An open letter to the black kids...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

In normal times, Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., has a hectic life. As the only single mother in the U.S Congress, Porter has to juggle the 24/7 demands of repres [...] Read full article: Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and r...→

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools will remain shut as Gov. Charlie Baker ordered students to stay home for the rest of the academic year and hinted classrooms could look very different [...] Read full article: Schools closed for the year as Massachus...→

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

The U.N. children's agency has appealed for an additional $92.4 million to help fight the coronavirus in the Middle East and North Africa Read full article: UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideas...→

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

Taking classes online because schools are closed by the coronavirus is tough in a city like Houston where nearly 140,000 households do not have a computer and [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and R...→

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Some doctors worry that fear of going out during the pandemic will mean some kids won't get critical vaccines. Read full article: Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccina...→

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

Buy a Wi-Fi router to suit your internet speed and budget, including routers for gaming, routers for streaming video and for using social media. Read full article: How to (and why) buy the best wireless W...→

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...→

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

María's 10-year-old son, Jesús, was rapidly removed to Honduras by U.S. border officials, who have been granted broad authority to expel virtually all migrants [...] Read full article: U.S. suspends protections for migrant ki...→

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As Illinois works through its plans for a phased reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker provided residents with a glimpse at how the sta [...] Read full article: Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Ill...→

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools is establishing community access to Wi-Fi hubs at five school sites starting on Wednesday. Read full article: Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi h...→

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

All 98 seniors at Success Academy’s HS of the Liberal Arts are headed to college this fall, including to the University of Chicago, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, T [...] Read full article: New York’s charter schools are sending h...→

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

“For a child whose routines have been ripped up and they’re now in a home that is feeling the stress, it can be a very, very dangerous time.” Read full article: ‘The entire system has been impacted’: C...→

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco school authorities have adopted a credit/no-credit grading policy for middle and high school students after dropping a proposal to give automatic [...] Read full article: San Francisco schools adopt new grading ...→

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives in recent weeks. Among the many major disruptions has been to the graduati [...] Read full article: Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Pa...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

The mother-daughter duo has been using their spare time at home to educate and put kids at ease about the ongoing pandemic through an animated web series, “Kid [...] Read full article: 10-year-old girl makes informative video...→

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

As thousands of students and teachers continue to stay home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the superintendent for Philadelphia’s school district put into focus [...] Read full article: Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic,...→

COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep Illinois schools closed for academic year

At a news conference this afternoon, Lightfoot did not confirm the continued closure. "I don't want to get ahead of any announcement by the governor, and I thi [...] Read full article: COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep ...→

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book to Answer Kids’ Questions About the Pandemic

Two Southern California medical students created a book to help children understand why their worlds have changed so dramatically in the last few months. Autho [...] Read full article: Two SoCal Medical Students Create a Book...→

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

Focus on kids and coronavirus urged before schools open again

A mystery illness in kids and other risks from the coronavirus has medical experts urging caution before schools open again in the fall. Read full article: Focus on kids and coronavirus urged befo...→

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Colorado schools plan for students to retrieve belongings left behind when pandemic hit

Some schools will have staff bag students’ belongings, while others will allow students to go into school buildings to retrieve their own belongings. Read full article: Colorado schools plan for students to re...→

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccinate Kids Even During Pandemic

Some doctors worry that fear of going out during the pandemic will mean some kids won't get critical vaccines. Read full article: Health Center Reminds Parents To Vaccina...→

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

How to (and why) buy the best wireless Wi-Fi router 2020

Buy a Wi-Fi router to suit your internet speed and budget, including routers for gaming, routers for streaming video and for using social media. Read full article: How to (and why) buy the best wireless W...→

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upgrade your router?

What is Wi-Fi 6? Do you need a Wi-Fi 6 wireless router? Here’s how to decide whether you’re ready for the upgrade and how to shop for the best Wi-Fi 6 router f [...] Read full article: Wi-Fi 6 is gaining speed. Should you upg...→

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...→

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi paywalls so students can learn online amid coronavirus pandemic

Comcast faced pressure Thursday from Democrats urging the telecommunications giant to expand internet access to children disconnected because of the novel coro [...] Read full article: Democrats ask Comcast to lift Wi-Fi payw...→

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

U.S. suspends protections for migrant kids at border, expelling hundreds amid pandemic

María's 10-year-old son, Jesús, was rapidly removed to Honduras by U.S. border officials, who have been granted broad authority to expel virtually all migrants [...] Read full article: U.S. suspends protections for migrant ki...→

Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rural communities. Will other companies follow?

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the country, Land O’Lakes is doing its part to help people feel connected. Literally. Based in Arden Hil [...] Read full article: Land O’Lakes offering free Wi-Fi to rura...→

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Illinois Schools Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

As Illinois works through its plans for a phased reopening during the coronavirus pandemic, Gov. J.B. Pritzker provided residents with a glimpse at how the sta [...] Read full article: Pritzker Details Plans for Reopening Ill...→

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa's digital divide as schools move online

As lockdowns force millions of young people to adapt to online learning, access to the internet has become one of the biggest challenges in the world's poorer [...] Read full article: Coronavirus pandemic underscores Africa'...→

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi hub sites for families to access internet

Pasco County Schools is establishing community access to Wi-Fi hubs at five school sites starting on Wednesday. Read full article: Pasco County Schools establish 5 Wi-Fi h...→

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere to Go but a Parking Lot

With cafes and libraries closed, Americans without internet access are sitting outside them to get free and fast connections. Read full article: Desperate for Wi-Fi, Many Have Nowhere t...→

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

New York’s charter schools are sending hundreds of kids to college

All 98 seniors at Success Academy’s HS of the Liberal Arts are headed to college this fall, including to the University of Chicago, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, T [...] Read full article: New York’s charter schools are sending h...→

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

DOE could end screening for top NYC schools after coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus may kill the controversial practice of “screening” students for admittance to NYC’s most coveted middle and high schools, at least temporarily. Read full article: DOE could end screening for top NYC scho...→

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

‘The entire system has been impacted’: Child welfare advocates warn of risks to kids amid coronavirus pandemic

“For a child whose routines have been ripped up and they’re now in a home that is feeling the stress, it can be a very, very dangerous time.” Read full article: ‘The entire system has been impacted’: C...→

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'silver lining' of pandemic

For working parents, it's easy to get caught up in all the negative aspects of working from home, homeschooling, and what seems like non-stop cooking and clean [...] Read full article: Mom in isolation with kids finds the 'si...→

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco schools adopt new grading policy amid pandemic

San Francisco school authorities have adopted a credit/no-credit grading policy for middle and high school students after dropping a proposal to give automatic [...] Read full article: San Francisco schools adopt new grading ...→

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Parents Share Proud Photos

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the way we live our lives in recent weeks. Among the many major disruptions has been to the graduati [...] Read full article: Schools Scramble to Plan Graduations, Pa...→

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Column: An open letter to the black kids who partied during a pandemic like nobody was watching

Young people of any race can be reckless. But the stakes are much higher for young African Americans, the consequences more severe. Read full article: Column: An open letter to the black kids...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthday Parties in Pandemic

Emergency calls remain a priority, but birthday parades have been gaining traction across North Texas. Read full article: Police, Firefighters Rescue Kids’ Birthd...→

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

10-year-old girl makes informative videos to empower other kids during coronavirus pandemic

The mother-daughter duo has been using their spare time at home to educate and put kids at ease about the ongoing pandemic through an animated web series, “Kid [...] Read full article: 10-year-old girl makes informative video...→

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and raising three kids alone during coronavirus pandemic

In normal times, Rep. Katie Porter, D-Calif., has a hectic life. As the only single mother in the U.S Congress, Porter has to juggle the 24/7 demands of repres [...] Read full article: Rep. Katie Porter on juggling work and r...→

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic, Philadelphia Schools Chief Says

As thousands of students and teachers continue to stay home due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the superintendent for Philadelphia’s school district put into focus [...] Read full article: Grading Will be Different in a Pandemic,...→

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools closed for the year as Massachusetts still ‘in grips’ of coronavirus pandemic

Schools will remain shut as Gov. Charlie Baker ordered students to stay home for the rest of the academic year and hinted classrooms could look very different [...] Read full article: Schools closed for the year as Massachus...→

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideast kids amid pandemic

The U.N. children's agency has appealed for an additional $92.4 million to help fight the coronavirus in the Middle East and North Africa Read full article: UNICEF seeks more aid for at-risk Mideas...→

COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep Illinois schools closed for academic year

At a news conference this afternoon, Lightfoot did not confirm the continued closure. "I don't want to get ahead of any announcement by the governor, and I thi [...] Read full article: COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic will keep ...→

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and Russell Westbrook Donates Computers For Kids

Taking classes online because schools are closed by the coronavirus is tough in a city like Houston where nearly 140,000 households do not have a computer and [...] Read full article: COVID-19 Tests For All, Mayor Says and R...→