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This article was published on Wired by Eli Reiter on September 25, 2020. THE SCHOOL YEAR is difficult for both teachers and students, to say the least. Some districts are using a hybrid of remote and in-person learning, while others are on Zoom entirely. And that means teachers are stretched thin and unable to build community […]

This article was published on Education Dive by Kara Arundel on October 6, 2020. When schools closed to in-person learning in the spring, some individualized supports for students with disabilities were easily transitioned to remote or virtual learning. But other services were harder to adapt to new learning formats due to the specific interventions that […]

PORTLAND, Ore. — Families keep plugging away at distance learning and we’ve heard from so many parents who say it hasn’t been easy adapting. For blind or visually impaired students, it has been a process adapting to online learning. Nine-year-old Miracle Boulos is a 4th grader in the Reynolds School District and is blind.The New […]

This article was published on APA by the Coalition for Psychology in Schools and Education on September 29, 2020. This year, as COVID-19 disrupted traditional K–12 education, even the most experienced teachers felt suddenly thrown back into their first day, or first years, of teaching. Appearing in their virtual classrooms, many teachers found themselves looking at […]

This article was published on NPR by Cory Turner on October 7, 2020. The closure of school buildings in response to the coronavirus has been disruptive and inconvenient for many families, but for those living in homeless shelters or hotel rooms — including roughly 1.5 million school-aged children — the shuttering of classrooms and cafeterias has been […]

This is article was published on CBS 2 Iowa by Emily Chavez on October 14, 2020. IOWA CITY, Iowa — Online learning can be a challenge for any family, especially if English is your second language. Iowa’s News Now takes a deeper look at one of Iowa’s most vulnerable populations and the barriers a computer screen […]

This article was published on the Hechinger Report by Azure Gilman on October 3, 2020. John was having some trouble in class.  The seventh grader had been diagnosed with ADHD and a language disorder that makes processing verbal and nonverbal cues a challenge. Despite extra support he received through his Individualized Education Plan for students with […]

This article was published on EdSurge by Emily Tate on September 21, 2020. Parents are concerned about their children’s online safety and data privacy, but not as much as other issues such as the quality of education their child receives, protection from violence and bullying, and ensuring their child doesn’t fall behind in school. That’s […]