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Matt Zalaznick
"Zoom bombing" is a growing cybersecurity concern as hackers infiltrate online classes to heckle teachers while displaying pornography and racist images. Read more>>

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Chris Burt
Here are free resources, services and teaching materials being offered at no charge during the coronavirus outbreak. Updated on April 29. Read more>>

Johnny Jackson
How Charleston County School District is handling grab-and-go meals to reduce COVID-19 exposure, and what administrators in all districts need to know about operating such programs during school closures. Read more>>

Hannah Dismuke, DA guest columnist
Rather than present a best guess as fact, provide students with the tools they need to stay up to date on COVID-19, says DA guest columnist Hannah Dismuke, a science teacher in North Carolina's Guilford County Schools. Read more>>

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Johnson City Press
The state board of education's recommended "emergency rules" governing graduation requirements for high school seniors include lowering 2019-20 credit hour requirements from 22 to 20 for students scheduled to graduate this semester. Read more>>

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Chalkbeat New York
More than 50 people and organizations signed onto a letter sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, calling for a new COVID-19 task force to address disparities that are even wider due to school closures. Read more>>

The Center Square
A joint motion was filed by the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the Education Law Center and others to block the implementation of a new school voucher program until courts rule on whether the program is constitutional. Read more>>
Jefferson County and Birmingham city schools, with more than 57,000 students, announced that their students will have access to meals again. The announcements came a few days after officials announced meal service would end due to safety concerns. Read more>>

Treasure Coast Newspapers
School resource officers across the Treasure Coast in Florida are shifting roles to support other school and county needs, including assisting with school laptop distribution, meal distributions at school sites, road patrol and more. Read more>>

The Washington Post
On April Fools’ Day, a joke spread online that students would have to repeat the school year because of the coronavirus crisis. Some governors were not amused. But the question is now being asked in all seriousness: Should students be held back? Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

School boards and other governing bodies have moved to virtual meetings. In some cases, they are operating under looser rules made possible by hastily crafted executive orders and board motions. Several situations have raised transparency questions. Read more>>

The Hechinger Report
Mississippi students may not return to school this year. Experts say now is the time to start thinking of ways districts can help kids who are falling far behind their peers catch up, including ramping up summer school. Read more>>

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Boeing/Discovery Education
Boeing and Discovery Education's new virtual field trip resource offers students in grades 6-12 the opportunity to dive into Boeing’s cutting-edge research on sustainable solutions. Read more>>

Buckeye I.T. Services, LLC
Buckeye IT and a team of 3D printer owners are partnering to make at least 1,000 safety shields a week for Ohio front-line medical personnel. Calvert Catholic Schools collaborated on a design and is utilizing the school’s 3D printer resources to add to the group effort. Read more>>