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Resources and funding can help districts provide more support for students during these challenging times.
October 29, 2020
The budget for the new fiscal year froze funding for schools at their 2019-20 level, preventing additional state funding for growing schools with increased numbers of students in the fall.
October 11, 2020
Students and their families need help crossing cultural and linguistic barriers to access distance learning materials and instructions.
October 9, 2020
Have we made sure all schools and classrooms have adequate fresh air ventilation to reduce coronavirus transmission? If the answer is no, students and staff will get sick.
October 5, 2020
Challenges faced during the spring provide important lessons for the fall.
September 29, 2020
Research shows students can learn just as much from well-designed online courses they do with blended or in-person instruction.
September 24, 2020
Hefty student loan payments hold back young people and their families as well as the state economy.
September 21, 2020
Policymakers must provide at least $50 billion in federal pandemic relief funding to stabilize the child-care sector.
September 17, 2020
Free online tools can help teachers fill in the inevitable gaps caused by distance learning.
September 16, 2020
Many ancillary educational programs have been devastated by the pandemic and are counting on support from parents, teachers and the community to survive.
September 10, 2020
Distance learning is difficult in its own right. Distance learning while hungry will be even harder.
September 9, 2020
Child care providers are the backbone of a working economy.
September 4, 2020
We need support systems in place now, not after mental health incidents begin to surface and escalate.