2U: Coronavirus pandemic could ‘severely impact’ business

2U: Coronavirus pandemic could ‘severely impact’ business

Dive Brief:  Online program manager 2U said the coronavirus could “severely impact” its business, according to a filing Monday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.  The potential for disruption includes causing one of its college partners to shut down or by making it harder to find clients that want to launch online programs.  As a […]
SAT, ACT could be delivered online if coronavirus persists

SAT, ACT could be delivered online if coronavirus persists

Dive Brief: The SAT and ACT exams could be taken online in students’ homes this fall should the coronavirus pandemic keep schools closed, according to admissions testing providers. The spread of the virus in the U.S. already forced the two organizations that run...
Will the coronavirus pandemic exacerbate teacher shortages?

Will the coronavirus pandemic exacerbate teacher shortages?

Dive Brief: Looking at the teacher workforce reduction that occurred in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina 15 years ago, Brookings Institution fellow Andre Perry writes for The Hechinger Report that the coronavirus pandemic could have a similar result for the...