Where does the Ed Dept’s CARES rule stand?

Dive Brief: It has been five weeks since the U.S. Department of Education vowed to appeal two June court rulings blocking a widely criticized rule barring international and unauthorized students from federal coronavirus aid. But the department has not yet done so. And...

Virtual classroom not yet the alternative, says AFED

By Agbonkhese Oboh The online classroom is not yet an alternative to physical schooling, as the challenges of fully taking to the virtual space are daunting, with poor electricity supply and cost of data topping the list. This was the position of Mr. Orji Emmanuel,...

NASBE policy update finds trends in reopening plans

Dive Brief: In a new policy update, the National Association of State Boards of Education (NASBE) examines trends in states’ school reopening guidance based on public health guidelines and existing COVID-19 data.  Among common trends: Many states engaged...