Tag: COVID-19 impact
It follows the $30 billion allocated by the CARES Act, and likewise will be distributed to K-12 schools and higher education institutions. The Department continues to make funds available as quickly as possible.
$2.5 Million Investment Propels Expansion of NextStep’s Care Crisis and Worker Displacement Solution
Tuition-free CNA Training-to-Employment Program Offers Job Seekers the Opportunity to Start a Rewarding Health Care Career and Fills Long-Term Care Providers' Critical Staffing Needs
Educator engagement in digital tools has risen significantly since spring school closures in districts where more than 25% of students are eligible for free and reduced-priced lunch.
In almost all grades, most students made some learning gains in both reading and math since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Educators in the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand piloted the solution to support evolving local COVID-19 regulations.
The research represented in the Rapid Response Report was derived from two complementary inquiries—one drawing on interviews with 49 respondents from 20 states and the other on 773 survey responses from teachers and tutors.
Students grew more slowly from 2019 to 2020. In a typical year, the median student growth percentile (SGP) on Star Assessments sits at the midpoint of approximately 50. This year, the median growth percentile for...
Nearly nine in 10 educators believe that the need for technology in schools will increase in the next three years, according to a new survey released by the University of Virginia and the EdTech Evidence...
Even for workers without remote learning children, the burnout levels also are high – at 52 percent.
As a result of the sudden shift to digital learning, parents developed a stronger appreciation for the value of technology as a learning vehicle and their role in supporting their child’s education from home.
Just 20% of parents whose children have an Individualized Educational Program (IEP) or are entitled to other special education services say that they are receiving those services.
6 in 10 office workers in the U.S. and Europe agreeing that lifelong learning is now more important than ever before.
Congress set aside 1% of the $30.75 billion allotted to the Education Stabilization Fund through the CARES Act for discretionary grants to fulfill unmet needs related to burdens caused by the pandemic.
With a $2 million grant to the IRC’s global education response for the COVID-19 pandemic, the LEGO Foundation is partnering with the IRC to address this critical need.
Finalists will have access to a range of digital resources — such as case studies, activities, and webinars with subject matter experts — to help them refine their designs and develop more detailed program proposals.
New features and integrations with SMART Technologies make it easier to teach from within one learning platform and encourage deeper student engagement.
We found that students in states with a higher incidence of COVID-19 had greater concerns about returning to school. This shows that students are acutely aware of the threat that COVID-19 poses to their well-being.
At the height of nationwide and local lockdowns, around 1.5 billion schoolchildren were affected by school closures. The report outlines the limitations of remote learning and exposes deep inequalities in access.
"The policies TF6 has chosen to focus on will have a direct impact on how we, as an international community, shape our immediate future."
As schools continue to adjust their plans, families are forced to endure yet more uncertainty. Of the surveyed parents, 25% are still unsure of their family's Fall strategy.
Despite unprecedented uncertainties and the rise in their worries, 18% more high school students today have a dream job they’re working toward than they did in 2016.
The most common source of training for remote instruction, reported by 59 percent of educators, was informal, self-initiated professional learning.
77% of people globally and 75% of Americans think reopening universities is vital to a healthy economy but they are conflicted about how to do it safely.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced an estimated 97 percent of California’s 6.2 million students to resume their school year in distance learning.