The Mississippi Department of Education has announced it will spend $49 million in pandemic relief funds on four new statewide initiatives to boost learning and safety, including providing 24-hour access to 1:1 digital tutoring for all students grades 3–12, at no cost to school districts or students.
CoderZ has launched a new version of its computer science learning program: CoderZ at Home. The new release is targeted to those working outside the classroom, including students engaged in remote learning and students who are homeschooled.
Whether students were prepared for grade-level learning mattered more to their progress over the course of the pandemic than whether they were remote or in school, according to new research released today by Curriculum Associates.
A new survey of K–12 human resources professionals shows that districts’ top priorities have shifted from COVID-19 procedures and online learning to teacher recruitment, staff well-being, and teacher retention, amid a growing focus on professional development access for teachers and administrative tech solutions.
With school districts across the nation increasingly considering tutoring programs and apps to help students overcome pandemic learning loss, online tutoring platform FEV Tutor has announced a free webinar, “How to Evaluate High-Impact Tutoring Programs,” for K–12 curriculum decision-makers, administrators, and academic officers.
Two U.S. senators have announced proposed legislation that would allow K–12 school districts to seek direct federal funding for comprehensive student mental health and suicide prevent programs from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
A new survey of K–12 district leaders by RAND Corp. and its nonprofit partners shows that respondents’ three biggest concerns — by an overwhelming margin — during the current school year are the mental health of students, teachers, and principals, respectively.
LearnPlatform today launched a subscription-based analytics solution called Evidence-as-a-Service to help ed tech providers and school districts better determine the impact of their digital learning platforms and to gather the necessary evidence to demonstrate compliance with Every Student Succeeds Act, the company announced.
Online tutoring provider TutorMe today announced it will provide on-demand, 24/7 tutoring for the 11,000-plus students of Ferguson-Florissant School District in St. Louis for the remainder of this school year at no cost to students.
The Security Outcomes Report, Volume 3: Achieving Security Resilience, explores seven data-backed success factors K-12 campuses can implement to boost cyber resilience. By analyzing data collected from over 4,700 security professionals across 26 countries, we set out to identify the vital organizational, IT and security components businesses of all sizes need to move toward greater resilience in the face of emerging threats.