Coronavirus becomes unprecedented test for teacher-student relationships

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Nearly 12 million students in 2017 didn’t have broadband internet in their homes , according to a federal report. NEW YORK — Social studies teacher Karen Rose stepped out of New Rochelle High School last month for what will likely be the last time.

4 things innovative districts do to improve graduation rates

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Yet every student in Piedmont is given a laptop in school and to take home and, through partnerships developed by the district, can access free or low-cost broadband 24/7. Dropout prevention Featured on eSchool News Innovation Corner School Administration Top News

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Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

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“If we can grab them at kindergarten and start to give them the skills that they need in order to be successful students,” says Creeden, “we have the potential to prevent that student from being a high school dropout.”

Erasing the Look and Feel of Poverty

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If we can grab them at kindergarten and start to give them the skills that they need in order to be successful students,” says Creeden, “we have the potential to prevent that student from being a high school dropout.”. “While they’re here, we’re the ones that they’re counting on.

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Via Pacific Standard : “Why Is the FCC Considering Cutting Broadband Access for Students?” ” Via The Economic Times : “Startups in student-lending sector see dropouts, but some score too.” “ Big data could solve the college-dropout problem ,” says The Washington Post. ” Via The 74 : “ Middle Schoolers Without Broadband Access Feel Set Up for Failure, New Survey Finds.” (National) Education Politics.

Education's Online Futures

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Meanwhile, the state has cleared the company to become a dropout recovery school. broadband privacy rules.” ” From August: “ Republicans try to take cheap phones and broadband away from poor people.” ” From October : “FCC Delays, Denials Foil Rural Schools’ Broadband Plans.”

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Via Techcrunch : “ FCC votes to negate broadband privacy rules.” ” Via Real Clear Education : “ K–12 Predictive Analytics : Time for Better Dropout Diagnosis.” Education Politics. President Trump gave a not-the-State-of-the-Union address to Congress on Tuesday. Details about the education-related elements of his speech from NPR , The New York Times , Education Week , and The Washington Post.

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Still in its early stages, this ambitious project relies on a little-known public resource – a slice of electromagnetic spectrum the federal government long ago set aside for schools – called the Educational Broadband Service (EBS). (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.”