Many students have a simpler reason than travel or work for considering a gap year: They consider it better than spending a semester or even a year taking college classes online.
By Jo Napolitano, The Hechinger Report
Many teachers say they are struggling to connect with English-language learners at home, but are using high- and low-tech methods in an attempt to overcome the digital divide and other challenges.
By Jon Marcus, The Hechinger Report
The already dismal rate at which academic credit transfers from one college to another is likely to be even lower for the many courses this semester graded simply “pass.” Competitive professional or graduate programs may not accept them at all.
By Steven Yoder, Hechinger Report
How do you teach welding virtually? As the coronavirus spreads, colleges are trying to figure out that and more on the fly.
By Matt Krupnick, The Hechinger Report
Online education experts say there’s a big difference between classes that were designed to be digital from the beginning and what’s happening now, which they describe as a product more of panic than planning.
By Charlotte West, The Hechinger Report
As high schools close, seniors are scrambling to sort out financial aid and college decisions without guidance from counselors.
By Meredith Kolodner and Jon Marcus, Caroline Preston, Delece Smith-Barrow, The Hechinger Report
The closing of colleges and universities has disrupted the educations of millions of students. But it’s affecting the lives of many in ways that are not yet widely understood.
By Tara Garcia Mathewson, The Hechinger Report
Unequal internet access is just the tip of the iceberg of a massive equity crisis facing U.S. schools should coronavirus force education online.
By Alfonso Serrano, The Hechinger Report
More kids are missing school because of anxiety and depression and schools are struggling to help those students returning from a mental health crisis. A Massachusetts program is trying to disrupt that cycle.
By Jasper Craven, The Hechinger Report
Internal government documents, watchdog reports and interviews suggest that little has been done to crack down on colleges accused of predatory behavior.
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