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Is Hybrid Learning Killing Teaching?

Bolstering the urgency of getting everyone back in person.
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How Jeb Bush’s ExcelinEd Is Tackling the Next 5 Years

"With the disruption of the pandemic, we have the opportunity to innovate."
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Outschool CEO on How to Engage Half a Million Virtual Learners

Group guitar lessons, math-and-Minecraft see rapid growth online.
Figure 1. Number of Districts Opting for Remote, Multiple, Hybrid, or TBD Fall Start

Virtual Fall: America’s Largest School Districts Are Opting for Remote Starts

For millions of students, “back to school” will be online, from home.

Make Covid-Era K-12 Local Education More Like Daycare

Small-scale “nurture centers” can support remote learning for children of parents who aren’t available to homeschool

Jeb Bush: “My View Is the Schools Have To Open”

“Staying quarantined is not an option,” says the former Florida governor.

“Preparing for a Second Wave of Shutdowns in the Fall”

“Video games are an amazing tool for education,” Microsoft education executive says

Straight Up Conversation: Panorama CEO on Measuring College, Career, and Life Readiness

Rick talks with the CEO of Panorama Education, an ed-tech company whose college- and career-readiness tools are currently used each year in 11,500 schools.

In the News: Will Dallas Be the First Big-City District to Require Video Cameras in All Special Education Classrooms?

Trustees of the Dallas Independent School District recently voted to require video cameras in all special-education classrooms, the Dallas Morning News reports. Advocates say the cameras will help keep students safe and ease parent anxiety, while critics says it is costly and could violate student and teacher privacy.

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