Why are you taking the course? Knowing the answer will help you choose a balanced courseload.
Different professors teach differently. If you’re a student with choices in a program, it makes sense to find out what you’re getting.
Schoolteachers are reporting high levels of burnout.
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With teachers reporting record-high levels of burnout, and more burnout than any other profession in the US, scholars examine what’s going on and what it may mean for education.
About 30 million students eat school lunches daily.
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A food policy expert explains how school lunches changed during the COVID-19 pandemic and what’s wrong with going back to the normal system now.
Many students with disabilities struggled when forced to learn virtually from home during the pandemic.
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Many students with disabilities got few or no services during the pandemic, and aren’t now receiving the support they need to regain their lost ground and continue to learn
Parents say there has been a lack of academic and social learning opportunities for children during the pandemic.
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The pandemic and shifts to virtual learning have set many children back academically. The setbacks can be particularly challenging for children with disabilities, but recovery is possible.
Charter school enrollment reportedly grew 7% during the pandemic.
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Charter school enrollment grew during the pandemic. But behind these schools’ rising popularity is a history of harsh discipline, inaccessibility and targeted marketing.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos speaks during the daily briefing on COVID-19 on March 27, 2020, in Washington, D.C.
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US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has resigned. Five experts comment on the impact she had on education.
Many children stuck at home during the pandemic are watching more YouTube videos than ever, for both entertainment and education.
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YouTube may have more potential to encourage children to learn than you’d think.
Time management and supportive learning environments are keys to avoiding procrastination.
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More than 70% of college students engage in some form of procrastination, research shows.
Insects are an inexpensive and effective way to teach children about science.
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Insects are plentiful and inexpensive. Even when children aren’t attending school in person, they can learn from the encounters they have with insects outside.
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.