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Aug
19

As quarantines send students home, what’s the plan to keep them learning?

From Chalkbeat: It was only her son’s third day of kindergarten when Sabrina Padgett got a call in late July that he’d been exposed to COVID and had to stay home for over a week. Soon after, that got extended when Padgett herself tested positive for COVID. Then her other two school-age children had to […]

By John Russo | news
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How the Shutdown Affects Education

10-1-13 What the Shutdown Means for Education WAIT, THEY DID  WHAT? As if the sequester hasn’t hurt education programs enough (cf: work-study, Title 1, Federal Loans, Individuals with Disabilities Act, Head Start*), GOP brinksmanship on a law that was already passed (by a supermajority), ratified, and upheld by the Supreme Court and voters in the […]

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Aug
22

President Obama’s Higher Ed Plan

8-22-13 The Affordable College Plan President Barack Obama will lay out his plan for college affordability today in Buffalo, NY. Here are the three main parts, according to slate.com – debt relief for those burdened by student loans, capping loan repayment at 10% of monthly income, along with a plan to publicize this option. – […]

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