Colleges may need to test every 2 days to contain coronavirus outbreaks, study finds

Dive Brief: Colleges may need need to test students for the coronavirus every two days, while also having them adhere to social distancing, in order to control campus outbreaks, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). Researchers modeled a scenario in which 10 of 5,000 students had the […]

College faculty’s criticism grows over cuts, reopening

Dive Brief: College faculty members across the U.S. have been growing more outspoken as the start of the academic year nears, pushing back on institutions’ plans to reopen campus and protesting budget cuts necessitated by the pandemic.  Among them is a group of...

How should schools prepare for increased SEL needs amid reopenings?

Dive Brief: Administrators will need a strong and flexible mental health safety plan in place to provide social-emotional support to students as schools reopen, Effective School Solutions CEO Duncan Young and Linda Rosenberg, former president of the National Council...

Pop culture is a gateway to connect academics to real world

Dive Brief: Teachers Amy Schwartzbach-King and Edward Kang dip into pop culture, specifically zombies, to help teach the science behind brain function to students in Chicago Public Schools, they wrote in Edutopia. They stylize the class as a week-long zombie camp or...