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SOME STUDENTS WILL STAY HOME IN THE FALL. SCHOOL DISTRICTS HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO TEACH THEM 

From The CT MIrror

By Kalyn Belsha - Chalkbeat  June 28, 2020

Wearing face masks, taking temperatures, sitting six feet apart: So much of the talk about returning to school this fall has been dominated by what it will take to make learning in person physically safe. READ MORE

 

SOUTH FLORIDA SCHOOL DISTRICTS CONTINUE TO WORK ON PLANS FOR THE 2020-21 SCHOOL YEAR

From CBS Miami

By Joan Murray June 26, 2020

The heat is on to balance education with safety in South Florida, in light of the continuing coronavirus pandemic. READ MORE

 

THE EDUCATION EXCHANGE: HOW DO CHARTER SCHOOLS AFFECT TRADITIONAL PUBLIC SCHOOLS?

From  EducationNext

June 22, 2020

An associate professor in Boston University and Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, Marcus Winters, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss Winters’ new study, which presents test-score evidence about whether charter schools harm traditional public schools. (By following the link to this article, you can hear the podcast about the new report by Manhattan Institute on whether or not charter schools hurt traditional schools, as is commonly reported). CLICK HERE

 

BUDGETS PUT LIMITS ON SOCIAL DISTANCING OPTIONS FOR SCHOOLS

From The Associated Press
Mike Catalini And Michael Melia, Published: June 23, 2020

As schools consider how and when to reopen their buildings during the pandemic, many are finding themselves overwhelmed by the potential expenses that would come with operating under social distancing guidelines: protective equipment, staff for smaller classes and additional transportation to keep students spread out on bus rides. READ MORE

 

 

 

COLLEGES ARE DITCHING REQUIRED ADMISSION TESTS OVER COVID-19. WILL THEY EVER GO BACK? 

From The Washington Post

By Nick Anderson June 15, 2020 

This is an article that highlights the Ivy League colleges that will not require a SAT or ACT score as a condition of college entrance. Will other colleges and universities do the same? We’ll have to wait and see. READ MORE

 

 
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