Cory Turner

Cory Turner appears in the following:

A Bold Pitch To Boost School Funding For The Nation's Most Vulnerable Students

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

A new report proposes a radical solution to America's school funding inequities: Leave district lines in place, but spread the wealth.


A Looming Financial Meltdown For America's Schools

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

With state income and sales tax revenues crashing, one expert predicts, "We're about to see a school funding crisis unlike anything we have ever seen in modern history."


DeVos Faces Pushback Over Plan To Reroute Aid To Private School Students

Thursday, May 21, 2020

The U.S. education secretary has told public K-12 schools they should use their coronavirus relief money to help private school students, too.


Sesame Street's Grover Helps Kids Adapt To Life During COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, May 14, 2020

In this time of fear and uncertainty, NPR's Life Kit team partners with Sesame Street's lovable monster, Grover, to answer some of kids' tough questions.


Students Call College That Got Millions In Coronavirus Relief 'A Sham'

Friday, May 08, 2020

In a federal lawsuit, students accuse Florida Career College of breaking promises about career training and job placement. The for-profit school has been allotted $17 million in federal pandemic aid.


School Counselor Gives Life Lessons On YouTube From Her Kitchen

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

With schools closed, elementary school counselor Marie Weller is improvising to reach her students: She's recording YouTube lessons about how they can handle their feelings from her kitchen.


Court Rules Detroit Students Have Constitutional Right To An Education

Monday, April 27, 2020

The students' lawyers argued that literacy is a fundamental skill to living in a democracy, and thus protected by the U.S. Constitution. In a landmark decision, a federal appeals court agreed.


Closed Schools Are Creating More Trauma For Students

Monday, April 20, 2020

School counselors say the coronavirus pandemic has so destabilized kids' lives that the result is genuinely traumatic. And closed schools make it harder for counselors to help.


Half Of U.S. Public School Students Are Home For The School Year

Thursday, April 16, 2020

School closures aren't just hard on kids; they're also hard on the economy. And many of the states that haven't closed schools for the rest of the academic year may yet do so.


Teaching Without Schools: Grief, Then A 'Free-For-All'

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Millions of U.S. educators are scrambling to replicate the functions of school without an actual school building. One principal's advice is to just "focus on loving our kids."


Schools Race To Feed Students Amid Coronavirus Closures

Friday, March 20, 2020

Nearly 30 million U.S. children count on schools for free or low-cost meals. Most are home now, and school leaders are working hard to make sure they have food to eat.


With Schools Closed, How Are Students In Need Getting Meals?

Friday, March 20, 2020

Schools across the country have shut down, and staff members are scrambling to feed the millions of children who depend on free or low-cost meals at school.


Administrators Try To Serve School Lunch — Without The School

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Many schools are closed around the United States, but many of these kids depend on their schools for free or low-cost meals. School leaders are scrambling to figure out how to get lunch to students.


Coronavirus Closes Schools. It's Unclear When Students Will Return

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

With schools shut down in the majority of states, school leaders are scrambling to plan for the future. They, along with parents, are asking an important question: When can schools re-open?


COVID-19 Disrupts School Schedules, Child Care Arrangements

Monday, March 16, 2020

School has now been canceled in the majority of states because of the coronavirus outbreak. That's creating problems for parents and caregivers across the country.


Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now

Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus is raising a lot of questions for parents, from how to talk to children about it to weathering school closures to screen time strategies when you're home with little ones.


State Officials Consider Closing Schools Due To Coronavirus

Friday, March 13, 2020

The coronavirus outbreak has moved into a new phase, compelling some state leaders to take the unusual step of closing schools statewide. More states may soon do the same.


States Begin Widespread School Closures To Fight Coronavirus

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The closures come after many school districts and dozens of colleges and universities have temporarily closed or switched to virtual classes because of the disease.


When Should Schools Close For Coronavirus?

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Closing schools can slow the spread of disease and, in turn, save lives. But it also causes huge disruptions, especially for children who depend on the free and reduced-cost meals they get at school.


Proactive School Closings Can Stem Disease Spread — But Closing Causes Its Own Worries

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Closing schools could slow the spread of coronavirus — but school leaders worry closure comes with its own risks, especially for kids who depend on school meals and whose parents can't take off work.