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The college covid-19 mess: It was all so predictable
And preventable.
2020-08-19 18:19:49
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Colleges should rethink using standardized test scores for admissions, major counselors’ group says
A new report says the original reason for using the tests in admissions has changed.
2020-08-19 11:30:28
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One way to solve the shortage of poll workers: Let high school students do the job
It would be a highly useful hands-on civics lesson.
2020-08-19 11:00:04
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Florida education chief tells districts: Don’t rush to close schools when covid-19 cases appear
Also, Florida's high school athletics association voted -- against the advise of its medial advisory panel -- to start fall sports later in August.
2020-08-18 19:16:32
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Eight big problems with New York City mayor’s school reopening plan
New York parents write about 'deal-breakers' and what local and state officials need to do to safely reopen schools.
2020-08-18 11:00:45
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Betsy DeVos’s controversial new rule on campus sexual assault goes into effect
The rule expands the rights of the accused, prompting critics to say women will be reluctant to report attacks.
2020-08-14 22:29:04
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A teacher’s letter to America: ‘I’ve done everything for you, but you keep begging for more’
'If only I could have been just a teacher."
2020-08-13 11:00:10
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Florida governor compares reopening schools during coronavirus pandemic to U.S. military raid that killed Osama bin Laden
Ron DeSantis, a Trump ally, is pushing schools to reopen their buildings.
2020-08-13 06:32:19
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NYC mayor said 700,000 students are ready to come back to school this fall. Really?
There is some strong opposition to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans.
2020-08-12 11:00:50
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Three necessary things for young people who feel their future is unraveling
These are not being given much consideration in the national debate.
2020-08-12 10:00:56
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Why Kamala Harris chose Howard University — and what she did on weekends there
She had gone to majority-White schools earlier in her life.
2020-08-11 23:05:27
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Some remarkable pictures of kids in schools around the world
Some schools have built isolation booths for kids to work and play. Others have kids sitting right next to each other.
2020-08-11 17:50:55
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Cuomo: New York schools can open if coronavirus infection rates are low
Now it's up to New York City Mayor de Blasio to decide on what the country's largest school district will do.
2020-08-07 17:34:15
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Lessons from the pandemic’s education pod parents
A look at the new thing in education.
2020-08-07 11:00:11
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The education technology students will need — and won’t — after coronavirus
Let’s “avoid making a virtue out of a necessity.”
2020-08-06 18:09:41
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NAACP launches new civil rights and education initiative with University of Kentucky
It will do research on the African American community in a new way, they said.
2020-08-06 17:31:32
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New report finds high closure rates for charter schools over time
Analysis of federal data issued by public education advocacy group.
2020-08-06 15:18:00
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Confederate names were stripped from two Virginia schools. Now they are going back up, at least for a while.
Critics of keeping the monuments in Hanover County are furious.
2020-08-05 18:41:22
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The disturbing state of racial diversity in Massachusetts public schools
A new report on the problem and the path forward.
2020-08-04 18:19:28
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With coronavirus cases reported at some reopened schools, protesters take to the streets with fake coffins
The pictures tell the story.
2020-08-04 06:35:38
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Why teachers shouldn’t give kids standardized tests when school starts
Educators will want to see assess where kids are academically -- but there are better ways.
2020-08-03 18:19:07
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How to stop magical thinking in school reopening plans
Here’s a framework for assessing the viability of school reopening policies.
2020-07-30 11:00:44
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Florida pediatricians issue new guidelines on reopening schools. They emphasize safety and science.
Florida's governor has been pushing schools to open fully.
2020-07-30 00:07:56
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Democratic lawmakers probing whether CDC guidelines on reopening schools were influenced by political pressure
A letter sent to Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and CDC Director Robert Redfield seeks documents related to the guidance.
2020-07-28 20:36:20
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Teachers may stage ‘safety strikes’ if forced into unsafe schools — union leader says
American Federation of Teachers leadership approves a resolution authorizing its members to strike.
2020-07-28 18:26:07
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After teaching kids face-to-face this summer, an educator outlines the reality of reopening schools
What really happens with kids, masks and social distancing.
2020-07-27 21:23:32
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Charter schools and their management companies won at least $925 million in federal coronavirus funding, data shows
The actual figure could be as much as $2.2 billion, according to this report.
2020-07-27 11:00:48
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Confused by CDC’s changing guidance on school reopening? Here are recommendations from experts not pressured by the White House.
Ten points made by infectious disease specialists.
2020-07-25 11:00:35
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In Florida county where Trump canceled GOP convention, kids are expected back in school for reopening soon
Teachers' union presidents calls him hypocritical.
2020-07-24 00:50:43
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The racist effects of school reopening during the pandemic — by a teacher
It is commonly said that schools can reopen where "feasible" with proper health measures. But for whom will these lifesaving measures actually be feasible?
2020-07-23 11:00:11
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