Articles by tag: COVID-19 impact

Belkin Works with the City of LA to Supply Essential Electronic Accessories to Alternative Learning Sites

Belkin, a global consumer electronics leader, announced this week its continued partnership with the City of LA to supply essential electronic accessories to 60 Alternative Learning Centers Read more

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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ACA health plans
Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Belkin Works with the City of LA to Supply Essential Electronic Accessories to Alternative Learning Sites
February 3, 2021

Belkin, a global consumer electronics leader, announced this week its continued partnership with the City of LA to supply essential electronic accessories to 60 Alternative Learning Centers throughout the city to help enhance the learning experience of students during this time of emergency and need. As school shutdowns continue due to the pandemic, students, especially […]

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Tutor.com Has Delivered 20 Million Online Tutoring Sessions
February 2, 2021

Tutor.com™, one of the nation’s largest online tutoring companies, has reached an impressive milestone: 20 million one-to-one tutoring sessions—and counting. Nearly two million of those 20 million sessions were delivered in 2020—a year in which Tutor.com met record-breaking demand for its services. At peak times, Tutor.com was delivering 7,500 tutoring sessions a day. Overall, 2020 […]

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Feds Deliver $54 Billion in COVID Relief Funding
January 8, 2021

The Department of Education this week announced today that more than $54 billion in emergency relief funding is now available to support fully reopening K-12 schools, facilitate continuity of learning, and measure and address the learning loss caused by a lack of in-person learning opportunities. This funding is allocated by the Coronavirus Response and Relief […]

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$2.5 Million Investment Propels Expansion of NextStep’s Care Crisis and Worker Displacement Solution
January 6, 2021

NextStep, a health care education and job placement company helping solve the caregiver crisis by retraining displaced workers to begin careers in the fast-growing health care sector, recently announced a $2.5 million investment from new funders ZOMA Capital and ETF@JFFlabs, along with existing investors Springrock Ventures and JAZZ Venture Partners. This new funding will help propel the company’s growth […]

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$2.5 Million Investment Propels Expansion of NextStep’s Care Crisis and Worker Displacement Solution
January 6, 2021

NextStep, a health care education and job placement company helping solve the caregiver crisis by retraining displaced workers to begin careers in the fast-growing health care sector, recently announced a $2.5 million investment from new funders ZOMA Capital and ETF@JFFlabs, along with existing investors Springrock Ventures and JAZZ Venture Partners. This new funding will help propel the company’s growth […]

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New Data Compares Student and Teacher EdTech Usage During the Pandemic
January 4, 2021

LearnPlatform, developer of an edtech effectiveness system used by states and districts serving more than 4 million students, today published a new analysis of online usage by 2.5 million students during the era of remote and hybrid instruction. “The good news here is that educators who serve low-income students appear to be getting access to, […]

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New Research on Academic Impacts from COVID-19 Closures Highlights Gains in Reading and Setbacks in Math
December 8, 2020

NWEA, a not-for-profit provider of assessment solutions, released new research today that reveals patterns of steady gains in reading and modest setbacks in math resulting from COVID-19 school closures. The research, Learning During COVID-19: Initial Findings on Students’ Reading and Math Achievement and Growth, is a follow-up to a study released by NWEA in April 2020 that […]

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Class Solver Reduces COVID-19 Outbreaks through Class List Management
December 7, 2020

Class Solver, a flexible program for creating and managing class lists, has developed an algorithm that’s been proven to reduce COVID-19 outbreaks in schools by 36 percent. The feature builds upon Class Solver’s ability to customize and create class lists based on factors including behavior, academic performance, special needs and parent requests. “Managing class placement is challenging […]

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New Research Released: How the Pandemic is Affecting Adult Education
December 3, 2020

ProLiteracy has released a new report, “COVID-19 Rapid Response Report from the Field,” with research conducted by the E-BAES Taskforce and EdTech Center @ World Education describing how the pandemic has impacted the adult education system. Findings are intended to inform adult educators and offer them useful suggestions for dealing with the current crisis. The research represented in the Rapid […]

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