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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>>

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Ericka R. Hursey, DA guest columnist

DA guest columnist Ericka R. Hursey shares how the Lower Richland High community is coming together to provide some "normalcy" for students—from continued learning opportunities and food service to a drive-thru Senior Delivery Day for much-anticipated graduation items. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Shifting school start times continues to generate headlines, but some educators say the entire school schedule can be reorganized to better support teaching and learning. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Sustaining social-emotional learning is crucial as students and teachers make the big shift to online and distance learning during the coronavirus closures. Read more>>

Matt Zalaznick

Administrators shifting to distance learning should not expect to become overnight experts during the early stages of COVID-19 school closures. Read more>>

Also Noteworthy

The Hechinger Report

School administrators need to dig into relatively deep pockets to reallocate funds to address housing, food and other insecurities that school closures create. They need to redirect funds as a basic moral obligation, yes, but also as an essential condition for equal opportunities to learn. Read more>>

CNN

Unequal access to technology and internet create one set of limits, but for kids, access to parental support and appropriate learning spaces in the home may be an even greater problem. Read more>>

Forbes

If schools could procure digital thermometers and quick testing, they might be able to proceed with something like normal operations. Social distancing in schools might involve less students in a school on a given day, closing gyms or eating lunch at desks. Read more>>

The Washington Post

From the aftermath of September 11 to the Sandy Hook and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedies, the country has been at war externally since the members of this senior class were born and has been increasingly riven internally as they have come of age. Read more>>

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