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Principal Creates Jobs for Recent Grads While Helping Strained Schools
When COVID-19 hit, the jobs dried up. College graduates faced hiring freezes and an all out shortage of jobs, but one New York principal came up with an idea to help his school and his former students who were out of work - he created a graduate corps. Read More...
Another Crisis Revealed as Schools Pivot Toward Virtual Learning
Schools nationwide have grappled with several tough decisions this year. The biggest by far was whether to return to the classroom or keep students at home learning through online access.
Those that opted to go "virtual" were challenged with finding computers and other electronic devices for students, as well as training staff on new online programs to accompany their virtual classrooms. It appears, though, that is not the worst of it.
The pandemic has magnified a major Civil Rights issue: the lack of internet access for all. For many low income, no income and rural households - maintaining electricity is difficult, let alone trying to purchase broadband access. The issue seems to be hitting the minority communities the hardest. Read More...