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Administrators shifting to distance learning should not expect to become overnight experts during the early stages of COVID-19 school closures.
NASEF launches free daily “Community Club” sessions for students while most schools are shut down because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Professional Development opportunities are also available for free to educators.
Coronavirus closed schools in New York City, which will move to distance learning, while LAUSD calls for community resource centers to provide childcare. ACT reschedules national test.
Ensuring students can still learn during coronavirus-related school closures has become as big a priority for many district leaders over the last several weeks as has disinfecting their buildings.
Efforts to slow coronavirus close all schools in Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Virginia, and Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.
Disclosures under “health and safety emergency” exception to privacy law are limited to law enforcement, public health officials, trained medical personnel and parents.
Concerns over coronavirus compelled Kentucky's governor to tell all schools to prepare to close with "as little as 72 hours notice," the Louisville Courier-Journal reported.
As coronavirus spurs more school closures in Seattle and elsewhere, school lunch and student safety issues had experts debating the best response.
Several schools reopened after coronavirus-related closures Tuesday while many other districts ordered students to stay home as COVID-19 continues to spread in the U.S.
The growing number of closures is raising questions about where some students will get free- and reduced-price lunch and other federally provided meals.
Coronavirus has forced school closures from coast to coast, with districts from Washington to California to Pennsylvania closing for up to two weeks.
Inadequate and uneven school funding has raised equity issues around the activity of wealthy "helicopter parents," a new report says.