Nonprofit K–12 research firm NWEA on Tuesday released a new study that illustrates how the COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted student progress — and how it has disproportionately impacted students of color and students in high-poverty schools.
Some of the most striking findings from the surveys relate to how teachers are handling the current challenges in this post-lockdown environment. In many ways, their roles seem unsustainable. Is it time to rethink some of the core approaches to K–12 schooling?
After testing five hybrid-learning classroom systems earlier in 2021, the Joliet Township High School District 204 started the fall 2021 semester with new videoconferencing systems in every high school classroom, and teachers say it's made their jobs easier.
The pandemic has left the global workforce in a state of flux, with the vast majority of employees — including those in the education sector — looking for changes in their careers and in the workplace.
A team of education specialists at UNICEF, the children's representative at the United Nations, is making a big push for measures that can help kids get back to school globally.
A new report from the U.S. Department of Education has suggested that there's a "unique opportunity" right now to rethink the mental health help provided by schools and programs by dedicating a portion of relief funding to a dramatic expansion of social workers, school counselors, school nurses, and school psychologists available to support students.
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Two federal agencies have released a new COVID-19 dashboard to publicize how the virus is hitting K-12 schools. The new dashboard, produced by the U.S. Department of Education and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), aggregates data on pediatric COVID-19 cases, youth vaccination rates and numbers on schools that are operating in-person, hybrid or remote.
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A new survey of 1,000 parents of school-age children found that nearly half (48%) reported technological barriers that hindered their kids' academic success over the last year. Barriers included limited equipment, lack of Wi-Fi and other factors.
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