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Pandemic Pomp and Circumstance: Graduation Looks Different This Year (Again)

Friday, April 30, 2021

Most of the class of 2020 experienced canceled or online-only graduation ceremonies, but this year many colleges are finding creative ways to celebrate their graduates in person.

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COMIC: 'Place Of Peace And Security': Bringing The Library Home During The Pandemic

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways, amid the backdrop of a global pandemic. This week takes us to a librarian and a bus driver.

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After A Year Of Remote Classes, Teachers Are Meeting Students For The First Time

Saturday, March 27, 2021

As schools reopen — either fully or for hybrid learning — teachers are getting the chance to meet their students face-to-face.

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NPR/Ipsos Poll: Nearly One-Third Of Parents May Stick With Remote Learning

Friday, March 05, 2021

Four out of 5 parents told us they support targeted interventions by schools that would help students recover academic, social and emotional skills.

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5 Things Every Family Should Know About Paying For College

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

For many families, this is one of the biggest financial decisions they'll ever make. A new book helps navigate the often confusing and opaque financial aid system.

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To Play, Or Not To Play: Schools Wrestle With CDC's Athletics Recommendations

Saturday, February 13, 2021

New CDC guidance warns schools about resuming athletic activities, especially indoors, but some districts are still sending their kids to play ball.

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Education Pick Miguel Cardona's Message To Lawmakers: 'En La Unión Está La Fuerza'

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Miguel Cardona, President Biden's education nominee, appeared before lawmakers on Wednesday for a mostly tame confirmation hearing. His opening message: In unity there is strength.

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Don't Call It A Comeback: School Districts That Never Opened Are Having Trouble Now

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

About a third of U.S. students haven't had a single day in a classroom since March 2020. Coming back now — with the virus still spreading and teachers pushing back — hasn't been easy.

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Education Pick Miguel Cardona On Biden's Promise To Reopen Schools

Monday, January 25, 2021

President Biden pledged to reopen most of the nation's K-12 schools during his first 100 days. When asked if that goal was "too optimistic," Cardona said, "No, I think it's strong leadership."

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SAT Discontinues Subject Tests And Optional Essay

Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The College Board, citing the pandemic for the changes, will shift focus to a new digital version of the college entrance exam.

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