COVID-19

Students Begin to Rebound from Pandemic

A new study from the nonprofit educational research organization NWEA suggests that children in K-12...

New America to Host Learning Sciences Exchange Summit Virtually due to Covid

For the past two years, the Learning Sciences Exchange (LSX) fellows program has brought together experts in Europe and North America across four sectors—early learning research, policy, journalism, and entertainment—to share crucial insights from...

If COVID-19 closes K-12 schools, most may not be ready for long-term e-learning

The outbreak of COVID-19, the disease caused by novel coronavirus, is forcing schools to suspend in-class learning, but many may be woefully unprepared to shift to e-learning for more than a few days,...

Guidance Requested on Use of Federal Education Funding for English Learners

The U.S. Department of Education has been asked to provide guidance on the use of CARES Act funding for English Learners (ELs) in K-12 public schools by an alliance of associations: ACTFL, CABE, Californians...

U.S. Department of Education Guidelines for Web Access & Students’ Rights

The Office for Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Education has released a webinar on ensuring web accessibility for students with disabilities for schools utilizing online learning during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. In...

10 Tips for At-Home Learning

With COVID-19 causing widespread school closures, children across the country are being given alternate resources, some online, to study outside of the classroom. Temporary solutions being devised for remote education range from...

New Republic Offers Free Webinars For Educators

New Republic will host two webinars, one April 15 and one April 16, for educators and administrators. The topic for the webinar April 15 is Making Advising and Student Supports Accessible for Students in...
Spanish movie cinema billboard with three rules to avoid the coronavirus epidemic. Translation, wash hands, maintain social distance, clean surfaces

Civil Rights Complaint Filed over Lack of COVID-19 Provisions for Multilinguals

The National Health Law Program has filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and the Department of Homeland...

Last Speaker of Sare Language Dies

On April 4, Licho, one of the four last speakers of the Great Andamanese language family and the last speaker of the Sare language died of tuberculosis and heart disease in Port Blair on...

DACA Students Excluded From U.S. Federal Aid; Lawsuit, New Act Ensue

The U.S. Department of Education has blocked DACA recipients and other undocumented students from receiving COVID-19 relief money in the CARES Act. Around $14 billion in aid money was given to college campuses from...
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