Parents, teachers challenge school reopening decisions

Dive Brief: Parents and teachers are pushing back in some districts that have decided to reopen in August with in-person instruction as the Trump administration mounts pressure for a full in-person reopening.  Arlington Public Schools in Virginia, for example, has announced it will offer hybrid and full-time virtual instruction, but parents in the district sent […]

Etiquette, structure key to facilitating remote discussions

Dive Brief: In a remote learning environment, establishing rules and etiquette for student-led discussions will encourage all students to participate, John Ng, an English language teacher and debate coach at St. Paul’s College in Hong Kong who has experience guiding...

Another regional accreditor drops geographic limits

Dive Brief: The Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) announced Monday that it will accept applications for accreditation from institutions located outside its historical territory, which is primarily the mid-Atlantic states.  It will also begin taking...

Google to launch 3 more tech certificates on Coursera

Dive Brief:  Google is launching three certificates on Coursera’s online platform in a bid to help workers affected by the coronavirus pandemic, the company announced this week.  The certificates — which will be in data analytics, project management and user...