Universities Scramble to Deal With Virus Outbreaks
August 17, 2020 via AP – As millions of college students begin the new school year, COVID-19 outbreaks are popping up on campuses across the country.
America’s Terrible Internet Is Making Quarantine Worse
August 17, 2020 via The Atlantic – Limited internet access in rural and low-income areas is making virtual learning a daily struggle.
I’m a Nurse in New York. Teachers Should Do Their Jobs, Just Like I Did.
August 4, 2020 via The Atlantic – A New York City nurse, married to a school teacher, writes that while she supports teacher-led campaigns to make sure…
These 8 Basic Steps Will Let Us Reopen Schools
July 9, 2020 via The Atlantic – A former CDC director and two former secretaries of education outline the steps districts can take to safely reopen schools…
Supreme Court Hands Victory to School Voucher Lobby
July 7, 2020 via The Conversation – The Supreme Court’s recent decision that Montana cannot exclude religious schools from a small tax credit program could have consequences felt…
Pediatric Group Calls for Children to Return to Schools Despite Coronavirus
June 29, 2020 via US News – Do the academic and psychological benefits of returning children to schools outweigh the risks?
Schools Plan to Reopen as Federal Watchdog Finds Major Facility Problems
June 4, 2020 via US News – More than half of the 13,000 schools across the U.S. need major upgrades to basic systems.
With School Buildings Closed, Children’s Mental Health Is Suffering
May 14, 2020 via NPR – We need to re-balance the risks to children’s learning, emotional development, and mental health against the risks of spreading the coronavirus.