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VHS Learning Elects Dr. Yolanda D. Johnson to its Board of Directors

eSchool News

6, 2021 – VHS Learning, an accredited non-profit organization empowering schools with the industry’s best online learning programs, has appointed Dr. Yolanda D. Boston – Dec. Johnson to its board of directors. Courses are approved for initial eligibility by NCAA.

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Will the students who didn’t show up for online class this spring go missing forever?

The Hechinger Report

Monica Williams remembers the late May day she and first grade teacher Lizette Gutierrez reconnected with the four young siblings from Cable Elementary. No teachers from the San Antonio elementary had heard from the children since schools closed abruptly in March due to the pandemic. Credit: Redland Elementary.

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HE Challenges: Fast changing digital teaching methods

Neo LMS

Blended and online learning is increasingly in demand by students. ” When, or if, this doomsday scenario arises for higher education, it will be a combination of the challenges we have examined thus far – costs of “campus-based” education, failing revenue streams, and expensive dropouts.

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For some kids, returning to school post-pandemic means a daunting wall of administrative obstacles 

The Hechinger Report

This story also appeared in The Associated Press After more than a year of some form of pandemic online learning, students were all required to come back to school in person. After a few hours, the elementary school called: Come pick up your son, they told her. He was no longer enrolled, they said.

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Overdue tuition and fees — as little as $41 — derail hundreds of thousands of California community college students

The Hechinger Report

Wilson, 47, started taking courses in 2019, a few months before the pandemic hit and just before he lost his job as an elementary school music teacher. She struggled with online learning and began to face severe health issues. This story also appeared in Los Angeles Times. She was hospitalized several times and missed classes.

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Online prekindergarten access and funds for school counselors among bills proposed in Mississippi this year

The Hechinger Report

Online preschool has become a contentious topic nationwide. Experts cautioned that online learning programs can lead to overuse of screens, which can impact behavior, sleep, and social-emotional development. Many students in Mississippi lack access to mental health care , which is something a counselor can often provide.

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Districts Pivot Their Strategies to Reduce Chronic Absenteeism During Distance Learning

Edsurge

In elementary school, frequent absences are linked to a higher likelihood of dropout—even if attendance improves over time. In addition to causing learning gaps, absenteeism also has budget implications. The list of students contacted was based on those who did not participate in online learning activities.

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