How and when should schools reopen? COVID-19 task force discusses
This week, 25 education leaders part of a newly formed COVID-19 task force came to the conclusion that schools should not reopen until the summer or fall and that the necessary school policies that superintendents would need to implement to keep students safe would cost more than what districts can currently afford.
Hotspot discount programs are ending. What other options are there?
Many hotspot discount programs that districts provided to low-income families are reaching their limit, and school leaders are concerned what monthly rates these families will have to pay so students can still learn remotely during school closures.
How to keep libraries running for remote learning
Shannon McClintock Miller, innovation director for Iowa’s Van Meter Community School District and a featured speaker for FETC, addresses the importance of librarians taking the lead in the selection, integration, organization and sharing of digital resources and tools.