(TNS) — Since COVID-19 first shut down in-person learning, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) has distributed devices and internet for thousands of students. But for months, district officials haven’t be able to answer these questions with certainty:
How many kids actually need the technology? And does it work well enough to
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Explaining school safety measures in light of the coronavirus pandemic to young children can be difficult. Prior to students returning to in-person classes, the Sarasota County Board of Education expressed concerns about a lack of resources targeted to the youngest students.
The board turned to Sarasota’s
Knowing that several of his kids’ friends are relying on cellphone data or spotty internet to stream hours-long Zoom classes each day, Brian Connell decided to turn his Olathe basement into a classroom.
His family enjoys gigabit speed from Google Fiber. But he said many of his daughter’s classmates
Six months after schools closed amid the coronavirus crisis and with online learning in full swing, tens of thousand of students remain without adequate digital access and school
BRAINTREE, MA — Braintree Public Schools have partnered with the Braintree Electric Light Department to offer discounted high-speed internet for families struggling financially.
We must commit to ensuring every student and family in Tennessee is quickly connected to reliable internet.
- Kim Henderson from Franklin is President of the Tennessee PTA, the state’s
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Spectrum, a telecommunications company, is unveiling a cable broadband plan that provides another option for households with students needing high-speed Internet for at-home classes during the coronavirus pandemic.
It’s called “Stay Connected K-12” and it would cost
SARASOTA, Fla. — Students created a website about COVID-19 to help children as they go back to school.
About 12 students with the Student Community Innovation Program (SCIP) at the Suncoast Science Center/Faulhaber Fab Lab designed the website for Sarasota County Schools.
“It’s being presented to all the elementary
From clocks that gently wake you to Insta-video-studios for kids, Gadget Guy Steve Greenberg’s picks make at-home learning easier and fun #NewDayNW
SEATTLE — Shopping for school supplies is one of the best parts of heading back to school. But this year, with all the remote learning our list might
New Delhi: Amid the ongoing COVID crisis which has severely affected students and brought their studies to a standstill, a government school teacher from the border area of Uri in North Kashmir has developed a school website as well as an Android application to help them. Also Read – Home
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For the students in your life, back-to-school shopping in 2020 may be more about enabling learning from home than in the classroom. The COVID-19 pandemic means that millions of students will return to their studies this year via remote learning, creating plenty of challenges. One, no doubt,
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has committed CARES Act funding to deliver free internet access to eligible K-12 students in their homes this fall, according to the Mobile County Public School System.
School officials say families of eligible students will receive a letter after Aug. 24 which
When California State University announced May 12 the school would be online for the fall semester, Graciela Moran thought she might end up homeless.
The San Bernardino student is immunocompromised and had been living in her dorm as a residential assistant. But along with the Cal State announcement, her contract
WELLESLEY, MA — MassBay Community College has added seven online and remotely-formatted courses this fall to be offered for high school students, exclusively. The courses include Medical Terminology, Drugs and Society, Law and Society, Entrepreneurship, Security Awareness, Environmental Studies I, and Intro to Communication. High school students can also enroll
Tune in to CBS This Morning from 7 to 9 a.m. EDT to catch USA TODAY education reporter Chris Quintana discussing college reopenings as part of the ongoing USA TODAY and CBS This Morning series “School Matters.”
Already reeling from the coronavirus, American colleges and universities now stand to lose
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For Marcy Gage, getting decent broadband service for her home has been a 15-year battle. Because of her location in rural Maine, she’s had to rely on expensive-yet-spotty satellite internet because the local cable company stopped laying lines about
Colleges that are reopening campuses this fall know they’re bringing a higher risk of coronavirus to their community.
The questions aren’t really about if or when, but about how bad outbreaks could be — and whether having an in-person experience for students is worth the cost. With so much at
(Bloomberg Opinion) — Q: Nearly every state in the country ordered schools closed last spring, and tens of millions of public-school students will continue learning online this fall. The question on the minds of many Americans is, how can we promote remote learning that actually works for all students?