Colleges’ coronavirus testing strategies inconsistent: analysis

Dive Brief: Only a quarter of colleges that enroll more than 5,000 undergraduates and are offering in-person classes are testing for the coronavirus on a mass scale or randomly screening students, a new analysis finds. NPR, working with the College Crisis Initiative at Davidson College, which tracks institutional responses to the pandemic, examined data on […]

How can colleges talk about coronavirus deaths on campus?

Andrew Koricich received an email last week that caught him off guard. A student at the university where he teaches, Appalachian State, in North Carolina, had died from coronavirus-related complications, the message read.  Scanning the statement, however, the words...

State ed chiefs rethinking accountability during COVID-19

Dive Brief: State education leaders should think about leveraging information from accountability systems mainly to put in place support initiatives for school improvement, according to leaders who attended a webinar Tuesday hosted by the Council of Chief State School...

3 steps for integrating art into other classes

Dive Brief: Art works can act as vehicles to learning about historical events, wrote seventh grade U.S. history teacher Ron Litz for Edutopia, who outlined three ways educators can use art work as a teaching tool in a history class. To start, educators may want to...