The Weekly Connect 9/14/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

An analysis of 375 school districts finds that rural communities are more likely to offer in-person learning opportunities this fall.

Because of COVID-19’s economic impact, public pre-K programs could face steep budget cuts.

Research and anecdotal evidence suggest that as schools struggle to provide free and reduced-price meals, students are going hungry.

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The Weekly Connect 9/8/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

COVID-19 is taking a toll on the Latinx community.

Parents are suing to reopen schools during the pandemic; teachers are suing over pandemic safety issues.

In the midst of the pandemic, teaching students social-emotional skills can help them focus on learning.

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The Weekly Connect 6/29/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

COVID-19 is harming many students’ academics and mental health.

More than 2,000 Massachusetts educators have received layoff or nonrenewal notices.

COVID-19 threatens the existence of millions of child care slots, which could make it hard for children to have high-quality early learning experiences and tough for parents to go to work.

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The Weekly Connect 6/22/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Racial inequities harm American schoolchildren.

Bullying fades now that schools are online.

The U.S. Supreme Court’s DACA decision protects undocumented students.

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The Weekly Connect 6/15/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Because the pandemic has closed schools, students are falling behind in their academics.

A study estimates that it could cost nearly $117 billion to reopen schools.

Schools reopening in other countries provide a road map for reopening schools in the United States.

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The Weekly Connect 6/8/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Public debate about the achievement gap could increase racial bias against Black students.

In the fall, public schools will likely face higher costs and less funding.

COVID-19 has triggered a health crisis and an economic crisis, and research on past disasters suggests it could trigger a mental health crisis.

Hundreds of thousands of students can’t access online learning because they lack the necessary technology.

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The Weekly Connect 6/1/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Educators and policymakers are worried about low-income students falling behind during coronavirus school closures.

Because of the pandemic, America’s schools could face massive budget cuts.

Some districts are struggling to help English Language Learners.

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The Weekly Connect 5/26/20

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Here are some of the things we’ve been reading about this week:

Parents are worried about their children losing social connections during COVID-19 school closures.

Because of COVID-19’s impact on its budget, California is slashing its preschool funding.

The rigor of remote learning varies by state.

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