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education

Online learning
Center for Talented Youth enrollment skyrockets after school closures
Published Aug 20, 2020
Enrollment in CTY's Online Programs has more than doubled since schools closed due to COVID-19, and vital in-person programs have been adapted for dynamic virtual learning
Instruction
New course for faculty emphasizes inclusive virtual learning
Published Aug 18, 2020
A new Coursera class aims to give instructors the tools to ensure their classes are inclusive and accessible for all students during a shift to remote learning
Q+A
Redefining the K-12 experience
Published Aug 6, 2020
COVID-19 may force many K-12 schools to go all-virtual for fall. How can we make sure the children have a better experience than they did in spring?
Reopening
Experts share strategies for safely reopening schools
Published July 17, 2020
Chief among the recommendations are practicing physical distancing in schools, providing federal funding to support schools, and ensuring community transmission of coronavirus is under control in surrounding areas
Education
Johns Hopkins launches reopening policy tracker for K-12 schools
Published July 9, 2020
The interactive map and resource guides compare and analyze reopening plans for schools nationwide, offering solutions for safe education during the pandemic
Education
School closures could amplify knowledge gaps
Published June 9, 2020
Reduced time in the classroom could exacerbate the learning differences that already exist in schools across the country, education expert Jonathan Plucker says
In memoriam
School counseling expert Vivian Lee dies at 62
Published May 22, 2020
School of Education associate professor remembered by students, colleagues as a guiding force for international social justice
School of Education creates preK-12 educational resource for families, teachers
Published May 8, 2020
New website offers tools and guidance for navigating COVID-19-induced shifts in traditional schooling
Q+A
How school closures for COVID-19 amplify inequality
Published May 4, 2020
Annette Anderson, an expert in educational equity at the School of Education, discusses the unequal impact of COVID-19's disruption to public schooling