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The nation’s K-12 educators have many questions about the coronavirus. EdWeek is helping answer them.
August 4, 2020 – Education Week
The education secretary's main message to educators lately has been: Meet your obligations and don't assume the feds will remove major mandates.
August 1, 2020 – Education Week
A national survey of parents offers five concrete lessons about what families want their schools to do next, writes Bruno V. Manno.
July 31, 2020 – Education Week
As an uncertain school year looms, some parents are banding together to teach their children in private pods. Educators worry that the trend will worsen inequities and shrink funding for public schools.
August 19, 2020 – Education Week
In many places, teachers are preparing to head back into classrooms without any guarantee that they will stay healthy. Some are leaving their jobs rather than take the risk.
August 19, 2020 – Education Week
More than 400 researchers have found agreement on how policymakers and educators should respond during the pandemic.
July 28, 2020 – Education Week
Educator support for how governors are handling the K-12 challenges related to the coronavirus dropped from 57 percent to 39 percent between April and July, but opinions varied significantly from state to state, an EdWeek Research Center survey found.
July 28, 2020 – Education Week
Six in 10 programs worry they will have to shut down permanently, a survey finds—and that was before so many districts announced fall remote-learning plans.
July 27, 2020 – Education Week
New research redoubles attention to the property tax burden on Black communities as recession-slammed districts look to make up for slumping income and sales taxes.
August 19, 2020 – Education Week
From demonstrations and packed board meetings to burgeoning Facebook groups, parents are putting school leaders on the hot seat. But will everyone be heard?
July 23, 2020 – Education Week

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