Zoom Use Prompts Wave of Problems for Schools

Schools across the country are evaluating their engagement with the videoconferencing tool, with decisions varying from banning its use to figuring out how to use it safely. (April 3, 2020)

Coronavirus and Schools

Demands on Parents Vary in Coronavirus-Bred Home Schools

While schools are closed to coronavirus, districts are putting together a patchwork of lessons for students to do. But districts’ expectations for what students can accomplish at home vary widely, parents say. (April 3, 2020)

How Should Students Be Graded During the Coronavirus Crisis?

(April 2, 2020)

How to Handle IEPs During the Coronavirus Crisis? Some Expert Advice

(April 3, 2020)

Video Chats, Phone Calls, Postcards: Teachers Rebuild Student Connections

(April 3, 2020)

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This Is Emergency Remote Teaching, Not Just Online Teaching

There's a difference, writes online professor Natalie B. Milman. Here's what you should know about emergency remote teaching and learning. (March 31, 2020)

COVID-19 Is Exposing Gaps in Our Ed. System. Let's Start Fixing Them

The coronavirus crisis is a powerful opportunity to reassess public education, write John Bridgeland and Robert Balfanz. (March 30, 2020)

Betsy DeVos on Coronavirus: What Are the Feds Doing to Help Schools?

The U.S. secretary of education answered questions about the federal response to the coronavirus and what she's doing at the Department of Education. (April 3, 2020)

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Yearly Reports

Sneak Peek at Leaders To Learn From 2020

Leaders To Learn From 2020 Sneak Peek

Each year, Education Week identifies some of the nation’s most exceptional school district leaders and shines a spotlight on their extraordinary impact on the success of educators and students in its Leaders To Learn From special report. We are excited to reveal two of our 2020 honorees early.
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What It's Really Like for Homeschooling During Coronavirus

Coronavirus has shut down schools across the country, forcing millions of students to learn at home. In this video, families from Seattle to Maine describe how they are adjusting to this new reality.

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Digital Directions

5 Steps to Curb Cyberattacks in 1-to-1 Computing Schools

The proliferation of school-issued digital devices can open schools up to all kinds of cybersecurity problems, especially in schools with 1-to-1 computing programs. (April 3, 2020)

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Teachers Spring Into Action to Help Medical Workers During Coronavirus Pandemic

Teams of teachers used their schools’ 3-D printers to make medical face shields and rounded up hand sanitizer and latex gloves to donate to local hospitals, clinics, and senior care facilities. (April 1, 2020)

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Market Brief

How Much Will the Massive Economic Stimulus Truly Benefit Ed Tech?

Because the economic rescue package will be used to cover so many district needs, the law will likely fall short in addressing many ed-tech priorities, a pair of advocates predict. This story is from EdWeek Market Brief, a service offering business and school leaders actionable insights about the K-12 marketplace. (March 30, 2020)

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