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Are achievement gaps caused by school or breaks?

May 18, 2020 - 2:30pm
Summer breaks and time away from school have been blamed for learning loss and achievement gaps, but author Natalie Wexler ra -More
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School leader offers ideas for virtual learning

May 18, 2020 - 2:30pm
April Warren, head of school for California Virtual Academies, says the network of virtual charter schools is successfully "m -More
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Class of 2020 mourns lost milestones amid pandemic

May 18, 2020 - 2:30pm
The Class of 2020 is missing some milestones because of the coronavirus pandemic, including prom and graduation ceremonies, a -More
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Class of 2020 honored in virtual celebration

May 18, 2020 - 2:30pm
A virtual graduation ceremony was held Saturday for members of the class of 2020, whose in-person celebrations have been canc -More
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One is always a long way from solving a problem until one actually has the answer.

May 18, 2020 - 2:30pm
Stephen Hawking, theoretical physicist, cosmologist, writer
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Social studies teachers share tips for remote learning

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
Social studies educators in this article note the challenges presented by the shift to online learning and advise that teache -More
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CDC releases reopening guidance for schools, businesses

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
The CDC released a set of guidelines outlining how schools, restaurants, mass transit systems and other establishments can ma -More
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Mich. proposes settlement in "right-to-read" lawsuit

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
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Teachers share images of home workspaces

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
Several educators share images of what their at-home workspaces look like -- in dining rooms, bedrooms, living rooms and outd -More
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A virtual look at Manhattan's past

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
Conservation ecologist Eric Sanderson took New York Times columnist Michael Kimmelman on a virtual tour of the history of Man -More
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Student's film sheds light on Bear River Massacre

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
Film student Phillip Schoen has created a documentary about the 1863 Bear River Massacre, during which army troops killed 350 -More
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There was another life that I might have had, but I am having this one.

May 15, 2020 - 1:49pm
Kazuo Ishiguro, writer, Nobel Prize winner
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N.J. educator to update state lesson guides on Holocaust

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
Every student in New Jersey should understand the role of the bystander in history and the responsibilities that people have  -More
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Idaho teachers unions seek to avoid budget cuts

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
School districts should use "rainy day" funds and federal stimulus dollars to avoid budget cuts due to economic fallout from  -More
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Teacher shares why schools should embrace changes

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
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Survey: How teaching has changed during the pandemic

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
Student engagement is declining, and teachers are working about one hour less per day during prolonged school closures caused -More
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Tips to use video to support learning

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
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Teacher's weekly challenges engage students in learning

May 13, 2020 - 1:45pm
Mississippi high-school history teacher Malisha Turk Siders says she uses weekly challenges to keep her students engaged in l -More
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