The Weekly Connect 3/1/21

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

The timing of when food stamps are issued can affect test scores.

Governor Charlie Baker calls on Massachusetts elementary schools to be open five days a week by April.

A Philadelphia Catholic School successfully navigates the pandemic.

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The Weekly Connect 2/22/21

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

Students in virtual classrooms report more symptoms of stress than students attending class in person.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention releases new guidelines for schools.

How physical education classes have changed during the pandemic.

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The Weekly Connect 2/16/21

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

In-school Covid testing reduces infections by up to 50%.

A Michigan bill would require all the state’s schools to have a school counselor.

The pandemic has forced school counselors to take on more challenging student needs.

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The Weekly Connect 2/8/21

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

Students with historically higher absentee rates have struggled most during the pandemic.

California schools are considering an extension of the school year.

Despite efforts to close the digital divide, 12 million students remain “underconnected” to broadband Internet services.

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The Weekly Connect 2/1/21

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

Covid-related learning loss is worse for students who are younger and for students from low-income families.

President Joe Biden has taken a number of steps to encourage schools to reopen for in-person learning.

Schools are addressing students’ pandemic-related mental health needs.

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The Weekly Connect 1/25/21

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

Screen use is going up among some younger children.

President Joe Biden is encouraging schools to open in the next 100 days.

The pandemic is making the mental health crisis for children worse.

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The Weekly Connect 1/19/21

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

A study finds that weekend food programs — that send students home with backpacks of food –address hunger and improve academic performance.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to address education challenges caused by the pandemic.

Given the rise in failing grades during the pandemic, some Michigan schools are considering ways to revamp their approach to assignments and grading.

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The Weekly Connect 12/21/20

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

In-school tutoring programs could slow students’ COVID-19 learning loss.

Massachusetts educators and staff in the cue to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Teachers learn to provide trauma-informed care for undocumented students.

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