Millions of U.S. students are engaged in remote learning.
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Digital educational resources are likely to remain indispensable for modern K-12 classrooms, even after the coronavirus pandemic ends.
Teachers organize their socially distanced students at Weaver Elementary School in Rossmoor, California.
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When the federal government doesn't intervene during downturns, the states often cut school spending. In turn, teachers may earn less or lose their jobs. And three in four teachers are female.
Will ‘test-optional’ policies help or hurt college applicants?
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With more colleges and universities than ever making the SAT or ACT optional for admission, two scholars weigh in on what that means for students and their families.
Remote learning poses challenges for some students.
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An admissions dean seeks to take the worry out of applying for college when traditional things like grades, standardized tests and extracurricular activities have been disrupted by COVID-19.
Is the government’s plan feasible?
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Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Will it take longer for students to graduate because of the pandemic?
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The disruption to K-12 education caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have major academic consequences, especially for low-income children.
Mask mandates, open windows and empty seats can help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
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A researcher explains what it will take to make sure children are reasonably safe from catching the coronavirus aboard school buses.
Waivers don’t automatically mean students give up rights.
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A legal expert explores the limitations of COVID-19 liability waivers some colleges are asking students to sign.
Is he learning something?
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While providing access to digital technology is important, it won’t even the digital playing field. If teachers can embrace all students' digital interests as opportunities for learning, it would help.