The rampant spread of the coronavirus has exposed a crisis of crumbling and dilapidated school buildings brought on by decades of underfunding and neglect.
By Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press
A dozen charter schools have essentially chosen to become medical-educational experiments, offering in-person instruction for select groups of students.
By Associated Press
Schools throughout the country struggled to identify new classroom spaces, for instance in church oratory buildings, and construct outside learning spaces.
While virtual learning is not expected to be a long-term substitute for in-person learning, there are various creative ways in which educators can innovate and experiment to improve the experience. Sal Khan, Founder and CEO of Khan Academy, an education…
By PBS NewsHour Weekend
Even as schools strategize reopening, parents don’t know what the upcoming school year might look like. Some are struggling with balancing work with parenting while others are trying to cope with schools shifting from a hybrid structure to remote learning.
By PBS NewsHour
When schools across the nation shifted to remote learning at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the change exacerbated several inequities between students including class, race, access to technology, and learning abilities, indicating which students may or may not succeed.
By Aaricka Washington, The Hechinger Report
Education leaders have started to reckon with how to comprehensively teach history and antiracism. With young kids, the challenge is finding ways to tackle those topics in substantive yet age-appropriate ways.
In our news wrap Tuesday, Tropical Storm Isaias sped up the East Coast of the U.S., leaving a trail of damage. The storm was downgraded after coming ashore as a hurricane in North Carolina but spun off a deadly tornado…
By Christopher Booker
As school districts across the country are trying to determine how or if they can open their doors in the fall, a California coalition has come together - offering districts everything from curriculum to architecture advice to take their classrooms…
The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have sparked a renewed dialogue on racism in America. Reform advocates want policy and institutional changes, but individuals are also asking how they can address their own inherent racism. Amna…
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