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Bringing more fresh air through school ventilation, along with ultraviolet and other technologies, can be effective ways to kill the coronavirus in school HVAC systems.
Whether districts are resuming with in-person or online learning, models for adjusting foodservice come with different capacities for social distancing and nutritional variety.
Walking to school, prepackaged meals and non-contact sports outdoors run a lower risk of transmitting coronavirus in schools. Contact sports, choirs and bands, and buses pose the highest risk.
A recent Junior Achievement poll shows that students are worried about safety of in-class instruction but also feeling uneasy about the prospect of remote learning.
District leaders can fortify school mental health services by training teachers to spot trauma, focusing on COVID's inequitable impacts, enlisting parents and building community partnerships.
For high school coaches, athletes and fans, the 2020-21 athletic season will be very different from years' past as traditions give way to safety measures.
Many schools opening for in-person instruction this fall will require students to eat meals in the classroom. How can educators avoid putting students with food allergies at risk of having an allergic reaction?
Bringing students and teachers back to classrooms for in-person instruction is the guiding principle in the CDC's revised guidelines for reopening schools during a continued surge in COVID infections.
Academic institutions must actively lead the industry to combat cyberbullying. According to the Anti-Defamation League, 65 percent of players suffered 'severe harassment.'
Students of all abilities can better cope with coronavirus-related uncertainties when educators help them with resilience—and teaching students related skills can be done in-person or through virtual learning.
Noisy classrooms can have a negative impact on inclusive learning, as well as on the health and wellness of students and teachers, and on a school district’s bottom-line.
Three things administrators should do, and two they shouldn't.