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New Report Offers Clearest Picture Yet Of Pandemic Impact On Student Learning
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
A new report offers the clearest picture yet of pandemic learning loss among U.S. students. But researchers warn that many of the nation's most vulnerable children aren't represented in the new data.
How Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Will Be Remembered
Thursday, November 19, 2020
DeVos has been a loyal lieutenant to President Trump, a hero to school choice advocates and a villain to defrauded student loan borrowers.
COMIC: A Kids' Guide To Coping With The Pandemic (And A Printable Zine)
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
It's been months of the pandemic and you might be feeling frustrated or upset. But there are lots of different ways to deal with your worries — like giving yourself a big hug!
A Comic Just For Kids: How To Stay Safe From The Coronavirus
Monday, November 16, 2020
A zine and comic guide on how kids can protect themselves from COVID-19. Wear a mask. Stay 6 feet apart. And try not to pick your nose.
Tips For Talking To Children About The Election
Tuesday, November 03, 2020
With many Americans focused on the election, NPR's Life Kit team offers tips to parents and caregivers on how to talk about the election — and civics more broadly — with children.
America's School Funding Crisis: Budget Cuts, Rising Costs And No Help In Sight
Friday, October 23, 2020
Budget cuts + rising pandemic costs + zero federal relief = a school funding crisis.
Pandemic Costs Pile Up As Many Schools Remain Closed
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
The pandemic-driven recession has forced states to slash their education budgets. School funding experts worry districts will have to make devastating cuts if the federal government doesn't help soon.
Homeless Families Struggle With Impossible Choices As School Closures Continue
Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Parents and caregivers who are homeless face a difficult decision: Work to try to escape homelessness, or quit their jobs to help their kids with online learning.
In Pandemic, Many Students Lose Critical Access To Meals
Sunday, September 27, 2020
Months into the pandemic, school nutrition directors say fewer and fewer children who are eligible for free or low-cost school meals are not picking them up due, in part, to transportation challenges.
Remote Learning Presents Additional Challenge For Students Experiencing Homelessness
Sunday, September 20, 2020
Education during a pandemic is hard enough, but for families experiencing homelessness, remote learning is especially challenging, and not in a good way.
New York City Delays School Reopening; Campus Lockdowns Grow
Saturday, September 19, 2020
Our roundup of education stories looks at the turmoil following Mayor Bill de Blasio's latest delay announcement; and the continuing struggles on campus to control COVID outbreaks.
Trump Announces 'Patriotic Education' Commission
Friday, September 18, 2020
At the White House Conference, President Trump said history teachers' focus on slavery has taught children to hate their country and announced a national commission to promote "patriotic" education.
Betsy DeVos Says Students Will Need To Take Federal Standardized Tests This Year
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told school districts they should expect to meet federal standardized testing requirements this school year. Many civil rights groups agree with her.
DeVos Loses Latest Fight Over Rerouting Aid To Private School Students
Friday, September 11, 2020
A federal judge says U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos overstepped in trying to send more CARES Act money to help students at private schools.
'Children Are Going Hungry': Why Schools Are Struggling To Feed Students
Tuesday, September 08, 2020
School meals are the only meals some children get in a day. But during the pandemic, school feeding programs have been reaching fewer and fewer families.
More Than 6,500 Teachers Have Had Unfair Student Debts Erased
Saturday, August 22, 2020
After an NPR investigation led to an overhaul of the troubled TEACH Grant program, the U.S. Department of Education says teachers have had nearly $44 million in loans turned back into grants.
Schools Say They Have To Do Better For Students With Disabilities This Fall
Friday, August 21, 2020
When U.S. schools went online-only in the spring, many struggled to provide vital services to students with disabilities. Families, advocates and many educators say this fall has to be different.
Students With Disabilities Struggle To Learn Remotely
Thursday, August 20, 2020
While many schools are continuing distance learning, educators want to do things differently this time for students who need special education services. Parents say the schools have to do better.
At Least 97,000 Children Tested Positive For Coronavirus In Last 2 Weeks Of July
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
President Trump falsely claimed that children are "almost immune" from the coronavirus, but a new review of state data finds child cases are up 40%.
At Least 97,000 Children Tested Positive For COVID-19 In Last Two Weeks Of July
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
A new review of state data finds child cases up 40%.