The Weekly Connect 3/30/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

The economic fallout of the coronavirus epidemic could hurt student learning.

A federal coronavirus bill includes $13.5 billion for schools.

In the shadow of coronavirus, schools scramble to help homeless students.

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The Weekly Connect 3/23/20

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As many of the articles listed below explain, the coronavirus is having a devastating impact on education, threatening students’ access to school meals, their ability to learn, and their connection to their school communities.

Massachusetts requires Boston Public Schools to make significant improvements.

Preteen years are critical for brain development.

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The Weekly Connect 3/16/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Housing aid tied to fewer asthma emergencies among low-income children.

Virginia will invest a record amount on early childhood education.

As schools close because of the coronavirus, officials are scrambling to feed students who rely on the meals they receive at school.

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The Weekly Connect 3/9/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Sleep helps teens deal with stress — and discrimination.

The country needs more high-quality, early childhood data.

The number of homeless youth in Massachusetts soars.

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The Weekly Connect 3/2/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

A study finds that staying in school longer can reduce the risk of early death.

Schools and districts try to meet the needs of homeless students.

More school counselors should be trained to help students apply to college.

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The Weekly Connect 2/24/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

In Australia, 1 in 5 students start school with health or emotional challenges that make it tougher to learn.

Researchers say California should overhaul special education.

A Seattle Public Schools program supports the achievement of African-American boys.

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The Weekly Connect 2/18/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Research finds that schools are not prepared to meet students’ demand for mental health services.

Colorado expands mental health first aid training for teachers.

Play makes a comeback in kindergarten.

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The Weekly Connect 2/10/20

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These are some of the things we’ve been reading about:

Technology is helping educators deter bad behavior and identify students facing crises.

Washington state is considering ways to fund staff who provide mental health services for students.

Baltimore students have missed an aggregated 1.5 million hours of class time because of deficient school buildings.

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