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San Francisco Launches Online School Reopening Dashboard

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the San Francisco Department of Public Health on Tuesday launched an online school reopening tracker that “offers families daily updates on which schools have applied to reopen and where they are in the review process.” The dashboard…

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DC Librarians Find Ways To Virtually Connect Kids With Books

The Washington Post reports that librarians nationwide “are thinking creatively about how to connect with kids when it’s not possible for students to go to the library.” For example, the DC Public Library Facebook page “features live-streamed story times hosted by librarians…

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Survey Shows Partisan Divide On Back-To-School Pandemic Issues

A national survey conducted by the Education Week Research Center found that Joe Biden supporters “were far more likely than respondents overall to say their children will be engaged in full-time remote learning, compared to respondents who plan to vote for President…

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As Schools Go Remote, Finding ‘Lost’ Students Gets Harder

The New York Times reports that “attendance data from last spring, while limited, suggests that the problem loomed large in many districts after school buildings closed in mid-March.” In one survey of 5,659 educators “around the country, 34 percent of respondents said…

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Pandemic highlights opportunity gaps in public schools

This pandemic has Geri Swann working her cell phone constantly as she deals with up to 100 emails a day seeking help for students and their families. Finding them Chromebooks, and then buying eyeglasses for kids squinting at screens. Helping…

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‘Unfathomable’: US death toll from coronavirus hits 200,000

The U.S. death toll from the coronavirus topped 200,000 Tuesday, a figure unimaginable eight months ago when the scourge first reached the world’s richest nation with its state-of-the-art laboratories, top-flight scientists and stockpiles of medicines and emergency supplies. “It is…

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Coronavirus And Teachers

This school year is proving to be unlike any other. Teaching might be a nightmare for schools doing hybrid learning, a success for those doing virtual learning, or vice versa. It all depends on which school district you're in and…

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