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Eric Weiss
Here is a state-by-state breakdown of the $30.75 billion education funding under the CARES Act. Read more>>

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Steven Blackburn
To comply with human resources deadlines, district leaders need to act now even without budgetary guidelines from state legislatures—but strategically and carefully. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Closing school buildings accelerated one rural school district's journey toward student-driven learning and digital equity in online instruction that is designed to prepare students for post-graduation success. Read more>>

Charles Hendrix
The U.S. Education Department opened its application process for the Governor's Emergency Education Relief Fund. Here's what you need to know. Read more>>

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>>

John Hackston and Chris Mackey, DA guest columnists
Students, including top learners, may have trouble adjusting to virtual schooling due to personality-derived preferences for learning, working and socializing, say DA guest columnists John Hackston and Chris Mackey. Here’s how educators can help all succeed. Read more>>

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If schools haven't reopened by the fall, students will be able to take the SAT from home, the not-for-profit that administers the test said. At least 3 million students will be taking their AP exams online. Read more>>

Most San Francisco USD board members expressed support at a meeting to giving all middle and high school students A’s for the remainder of the year due to coronavirus school closures affecting their education. Read more>>

Fourteen of of the Jefferson Parish Public Schools' 15 high schools now have commencements scheduled for the second week of July. It comes the day after state education leaders officially ordered schools closed for the remainder of the academic school year. Read more>>

The Iowa school system is drastically expanding the number of its food distribution sites from 22 to 50 due to increased community need. The district has provided over 150,000 meals and snacks since March 26. Read more>>

Visually impaired students typically rely on a hands-on learning environment with teachers' assistance. From one day to the next, virtual learning became their new normal, forcing teachers to come up with interactive ways to teach their students from a computer screen. Read more>>

The Maryland district will air teacher-produced instructional content on television from 8.a.m. through 9 p.m. The 3-day airing schedule covers English language arts, mathematics, science, health, fine arts, health and physical education subjects. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The Washington Post
Only weeks after the coronavirus pandemic forced American schools online, education leaders across the country have concluded that millions of children’s learning will be severely stunted, and are planning unprecedented steps to help them catch up. Read more>>

Parents are juggling working from home while dealing with their children's school assignments. Some have set aside distance learning altogether in favor of their own teaching methods. Read more>>

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JB&A/Boxlight Corporation
The partnership will allow Boxlight and JB&A's K-12 technology solution to focus on building the North American channel for education solutions, as an extension of the Boxlight sales team. Read more>>

LRP Media Group
The updated Can Title I Pay for This? A Guide to Determining Allowable Costs resource includes tools and expert guidance needed to determine allowability of any Title I purchase. The guide incorporates ESSA’s new supplement, not supplant rules. Read more>>

People Watch

Deseret News
Rick L. Robins, superintendent of Juab School District, has been named the next superintendent of the Canyons School District. He will succeed Superintendent James Briscoe, who is retiring. Read more>>
Jackson School District's assistant superintendent of schools, Nicole Pormilli, has been promoted to be the district’s new superintendent. She will succeed Superintendent Stephen Genco, who is retiring. Read more>>