PE adapts for social distancing and virtual learning

In an attempt to keep students physically active during the pandemic, schools are replacing traditional physical education contact exercises with programming that emphasizes individual skill and strength progress rather than team achievements. State guidance and national association recommendations say the modifications are necessary to fit with social distancing practices or for virtual learning formats, even […]

From tents to bus rides: Social distancing in school reopening plans

Mark A. Griffith said he hasn’t slept much since the COVID-19 crisis first hit in March. The director of schools for rural Marion County, Tennessee, has had all of his attention focused on reading recommendations on how to safely reopen schools.  The district has...