How to Reopen America’s Schools

Many questions remain as experts weigh options for getting children back into the classroom. By The Editorial Board The editorial board is a group of opinion journalists whose views are informed by expertise, research, debate and certain longstandingvalues. It is separate from the newsroom. June 6, 2020 Parents who have watched their children struggle with online…

These millennials are reinventing the multibillion-dollar education industry during coronavirus

Mon, Jun 8 2020 By: Karen Gilchrist 8:10How the pandemic fast-tracked the multibillion-dollar education technology… In a new series, CNBC Make It speaks to young entrepreneurs who are pivoting their businesses, or starting anew, to address some of the challenges raised by the coronavirus pandemic.  The coronavirus pandemic has sparked the world’s largest-ever remote learning experiment. At…

Survey sent to Madison teachers details potential for cuts

Scott Girard June 6, 2020 Asurvey from Madison Metropolitan School District administration outlines the potential for more budget cuts coming amid the COVID-19 pandemic, with wage freezes and staff cuts among the options administrators are considering. The two-question survey, sent to staff Friday, states that the district expects an additional $5 million to $9 million…

Alabama prepares for more students to choose online school next year

Updated May 28, 9:22 AM; Posted May 28, 7:30 AM By Trisha Powell Crain Alabama’s schools could look very different when classes start again in August, and not just because teachers could be wearing masks. Alabama classrooms could also be missing hundreds of thousands of children. “There’s a real belief among all of us that we’re going to…

Latest News on Coronavirus and Higher Education

By  IHE Staff May 27, 2020 Purdue Board Approves Fall Reopening Plans May 26, 5:46 p.m. Purdue University’s Board of Trustees on Tuesday approved the adoption of a fall academic calendar featuring in-person instruction from Aug. 24 to Nov. 24, without customary university holidays or fall breaks and with the remainder of the semester to be completed remotely. At…

Cincinnati Public considering year-round school, one school visit a week, other ideas

Cincinnati Public School leaders are considering dramatic changes to education, such as year-round school, one visit to school per student per week or staggered scheduling to reduce the number of students in school at once. The coronavirus, which led to a statewide closure of schools in March, will continue to affect education in the fall, said Superintendent Laura…