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Matt Zalaznick
Seattle Public Schools cites equity concerns as it offers "A" or "incomplete" grading for high school students adjusting to online learning. Read more>>

Chris Burt
Although some students and faculty have found a way to play, lack of equity and access across the board is keeping many in the dark. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Digital citizenship and protecting student privacy in online classes have become of even greater concern for K-12 administrators since coronavirus shut school buildings down. Read more>>

Claude Bornel
How Massachusetts is guiding school districts to help teachers reach English language learners in remote learning without the need for electronic resources. 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>>

Philippe Cousteau Jr., DA guest columnist
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, DA guest columnist Philippe Cousteau Jr. shares how engaging young people as problem-solvers helps them make a difference in their communities. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick
Competency-based education in one Vermont district transformed the traditional end-of-semester exam week to a “retake week” that lets students catch up. Read more>>

Top News

CBS Boston
Gov. Charlie Baker initially announced in March that schools would be closed through April 7. Then the order was extended until after May 4. The governor has now determined that Massachusetts schools will close out the year by learning remotely. Read more>>

Gov. Jim Justice announced that students will continue distance learning until the end of the 2019-20 school year. He asked schools to find time and a place this summer to bring back graduates and let them walk across the stage to receive their diplomas. Read more>>

Chalkbeat Colorado
Colorado schools will be closed for the rest of the school year, even as Gov. Jared Polis laid out a plan for a partial reopening of many non-essential businesses. Read more>>

Spectrum News
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said that, without federal aid, there could be massive cuts to schools, local governments and hospitals. It could be a 20 percent cut for public education, which is more than $5.5 billion. Read more>>

Illinois has been approved to provide approximately 316,000 Illinois households with additional SNAP benefits, which will bring food benefits to all school-aged children who are eligible for free or reduced meals. Read more>>

CBS New York
Security teams, hand-sanitation stations and desks over six feet apart for social distancing. This is the new norm for students in Denmark; it could be a sneak peak at what schools in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will look like when students eventually return. Read more>>

Opinion & Analysis

The New York Times
Educators say they want to teach from home during the pandemic, but are fighting to limit work hours and counter demands that they consider unreasonable. Read more>>

College enrollment was already on a downward trend before the pandemic, making it a competitive field for college recruiters—every student they sign up counts. The big question is: Will students still enroll if college is all online? Read more>>

Industry News

The Graide Network
The administrator dashboard's features include an aligned writing plan, real-time student writing data, and tracking and accountability. It also offers equity and access to every student with more opportunities for writing, feedback and support. Read more>>

The CrossBraining platform delivers project-based learning activities and allows users to capture their learning process through 45-second video storytelling on GoPro cameras and other digital cameras in the classroom or through remote learning. Read more>>