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Education #12

  • Homeschool Evangelists
  • Rural border schools
  • Outdoor play
  • Faculty burnout
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Christian Science Monitor

How a pandemic exposed – and may help fix – inequalities in education

With this in mind, the Monitor reached out to experts across the country to ask for their ideas of how to rethink education to create a more equitable future for America’s students.

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The Atlantic

The Homeschool Evangelists

COVID-19 is a catalyst for families who were already skeptical of the traditional school system — and are now thinking about leaving it for good.

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Asian Age

NEP: Ambitious targets set for education sector

The NEP seeks to restore the importance of the arts, humanities and social sciences in our education system.

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The Hill

Faced with few options, colleges must make their case

When American colleges and universities sent students home in March, most were responding to states of emergency declared by the nation’s governors. Decisions on reopening, however, have been left largely to the colleges and universities themselves.

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Austin American-Statesman

With Round Rock, Pflugerville schools set to reopen, some teachers express concerns

Valerie Brown said her first grade dual language classroom at Bluebonnet Elementary School in Round Rock will look very different than in years past when students arrive for in person classes on Tuesday, Sept. 15.

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Rural Border Schools Face Unique Challenges During The Pandemic

In Tornillo, 99.7 percent of its 1,000 students are Hispanic and 93.8 percent are considered economically disadvantaged, according to the Texas Education Agency. Fifty-nine percent are considered English learners.

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Independent Nigeria

ASUU, COVID-19 And Future Of University Education | Independent Newspapers Nigeria

Through statements by its national executives as well as zonal structures, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has cautioned against reopening of schools without adequate and proper adherence to safety measures to curtail further spread of COVID-19 virus in public places.

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Cal Matters

College coronavirus testing varies by system, campus | CalMatters

With sometimes competing public health guidelines coming from the CDC and state and local sources, colleges and universities have made different decisions about how much coronavirus testing should be done, and when. Resources are a factor, according to experts.

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Irish Times

Time for schools to give short outdoor play multi-breaks a go

Our health and wellbeing have fast become top priorities as we do everything we can to stay safe from Covid-19. School leaders, teachers and managmenet have done an incredible job in recent weeks to enable children to returnto their educational settings. Let no one underestimate the immense work involved in this task.

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Inside Higher Ed

Faculty members struggle with burnout

Professors say faculty burnout is always a real threat, but especially now, and that institutions should act before it’s too late.

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