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FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL OFFERS FREE DIGITAL CLASSES TO STUDENTS

From FLAPOL
By Sarah Mueller on March 30, 2020

Florida Virtual School says it will provide free digital courses to all schools through the end of the year to help them deal with disruptions due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. These courses are available to K-12 students and will be hosted through software applications like Blackboard or Canvas.               READ MORE

 

EDUCATION COMMISSIONER OFFICIALLY RECOMMENDS K-12 STUDENTS REMAIN OFF CAMPUS UNTIL AT LEAST MAY 1ST

From FLAPOL  By Sarah Mueller on March 31,2020

Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran has recommended to school districts that all K-12 public and private schools remain closed through May 1st because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. The final decision is up to school districts. To read more of this article, CLICK HERE

To see a copy of Commissioner Corcoran’s March 31st announcement, CLICK HERE

 

 

HIGH SCHOOLERS WILL TAKE THEIR AP EXAMS AT HOME, COLLEGE BOARD SAYS

From Tampa Bay Times

By Jeffrey S. Solochek    March 20, 2020

The thousands of Florida teens who planned to spend hours this spring in school testing centers trying to earn college credits on Advanced Placement exams will be taking the tests at home instead.     READ MORE

 

FLORIDA’S K-12 SCHOOLS SHIFT TO ONLINE EDUCATION, BUT STUDENTS, FAMILIES AND TEACHERS MAY NOT BE PREPARED

From Florida Phoenix

By Issac Morgan March 24, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic expands in Florida with more than 1,400 infections and several deaths, K-12 schools are resuming education through distance learning technology until at least April 15. READ MORE

 

SCHOLASTIC OFFERS FREE ONLINE COURSES AS SCHOOLS ACROSS THE COUNTRY SHUT DOWN DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

From The Hill

BY REBECCA KLAR - 03/16/20

Scholastic offers free online courses as schools across the country shut down due to coronavirus. The company's digital learning hub is accessible on all devices, including smartphones, and requires no sign-up, the company announced Friday.  READ MORE

 
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