AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Closing schools to combat the spread of the coronavirus is having a sweeping impact on an annual rite of spring: the standardized tests that are dreaded by millions of students and teachers alike.
The number of educated immigrant women in OECD countries (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) now outnumbers men with low education, and they are also rising faster in high skill jobs than men.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom’s assessment that it’s likely “few if any” California schools will reopen before summer break surprised parents, who wondered Wednesday how distance learning would work.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday, worried not just about getting sick but about what the unprecedented near-shutdown of the U.S. could do to their jobs and their savings.
Colleges and schools will have to implement stricter regulations when it comes to handling cases of sexual assault, offering less credibility to the victims, under new rules proposed by Secretary of State, DeVos and her team.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — College seniors began making tearful goodbyes, not knowing if they’d return to see friends on campus. Some were heading to homes without internet, leaving them to wonder if they could keep up with online classes. And some worried about finding a way to afford a flight on only a few days’ notice.
As more schools across the United States close their doors because of the coronavirus, they are confronted with a dilemma in weighing whether to shut down and move classes online, which could leave behind the many students who don’t have computers, home internet access or parents with flexible work schedules.
SEATTLE (AP) — The University of Washington said Friday that it will stop holding classes for nearly 60,000 students at its three campuses and instead teach students online to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The leader of Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities told lawmakers Tuesday that the schools are in an urgent situation, with sinking enrollment, rising student debt and a lagging commitment of public tax dollars to higher education.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is overhauling its approach to education because the nation no longer has a massive economic and technological edge over potential adversaries, according to a strategy it is releasing Monday.
Schools across the United States are canceling trips abroad, preparing online lessons and even rethinking “perfect attendance” awards as they brace for the possibility that the new coronavirus could begin spreading in their communities.