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Nashville's school year will start off virtually instead of in person due to the growing spread of COVID-19, local school officials announced Thursday.
July 9, 2020 – AP
The Trump administration has completely failed to protect Americans and lead during the COVID-19 crisis, writes former U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan.
July 9, 2020 – Education Week
District leaders must wrestle with five key questions as they work out the logistics for getting students safely back to school this fall without exploding their transportation budgets.
July 8, 2020 – Education Week
Fewer students will be able to use district transportation due to COVID-19 precautions. Districts can set priorities for who rides while assuring that others can still get to school.
July 8, 2020 – Education Week
"I feel like we've opened a Pandora's box of grading." Tamara McWilliams takes on this and other urgent concerns for school leaders in a new advice column.
July 8, 2020 – Education Week
As concern about the state order spread online, some school leaders said: Not so fast.
July 7, 2020 – McClatchy-Tribune
From California to Pennsylvania, school librarians are on edge as district and school leaders across the country seek ways to cut back expenses amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
July 1, 2020 – Education Week
The 5-4 decision involving a dispute in Montana appears to cast doubt on as many as 30 state constitutions that bar aid to religious schools.
June 30, 2020 – Education Week
Campaigns to get rid of police in schools catch a wave of momentum in some communities, but activists still face deep resistance from educators nationally.
June 26, 2020 – Education Week
When his staff’s tally for buying personal protective equipment reached $600,000, one superintendent said: “stop because we’re already bankrupt.”
June 26, 2020 – Education Week

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