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Veronika Folentova

22 June 2020

Levoca, Presov, Slovakia

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The Romani Education Fund in Slovakia is helping children from the Roma community, which has a history of social and economic disadvantages as well as being subject to ethnic discrimination, overcome challenges to fin...

Chalkbeat

Kalyn Belsha

19 June 2020

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Prompted by Black Lives Matter protesters and informed by a controversial survey of high school students on their feelings about having police stationed in their schools, Toronto pulled police from its schools in 2017...

Teen Vogue

Zach Schermele

17 June 2020

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

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The Minneapolis school board’s vote to remove police from public schools arose not only from protests over the police killing of George Floyd, but also from a long-term advocacy project to end the so-called school-to-...

The Conversation

Mary Battenfeld

16 June 2020

United States

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The pandemic of 2020 bears a heavy resemblance to the pandemic of 1918, and the U.S. can learn from the successes of the past. Investing heavily in school nurses, fostering cross-sector and public/private partnerships...

Staten Island Advance

Jessica Jones-Gorman

16 June 2020

Staten Island, New York, United States

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Although the pandemic has set a serious tone, teachers in Staten Island are helping their students cope with at-home learning through laughter and unconventional methods. Two teachers recorded videos of themselves whi...

NBC News

Erin Einhorn

16 June 2020

Detroit, Michigan, United States

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After the pandemic forced schools to close, educators in Detroit had to take on the role of "detectives" in order to track down missing students and help them stay on-track. After realizing the extent of the impact th...

Honolulu Civil Beat

Suevon Lee

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16 June 2020

Hawaii, United States

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Teachers and administrators at schools across Hawaii are adjusting to what it means to teach summer school during the time of coronavirus—and how it'll shape their protocols once fall rolls around. These adjustments i...

Outriders

Hanna Liubakova

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8 June 2020

Manaus, Amazonia, Brazil

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Aula em Casa, which translates to School at Home, is a television program that features class material for students living in remote parts of the Brazilian state of Amazonas, who likely have televisions, but not acces...

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Amy Schwabe

8 June 2020

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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Virtual classes have become an unexpected advantage for children with autism and other sensory processing disorders. In-person acting classes can make some children with these disabilities uncomfortable and unable to ...

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Tom Hallberg

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3 June 2020

Wyoming, United States

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Schools in Teton County are successfully addressing the achievement gap between English language learners, kids who don't have a strong grasp on English, and white students by taking a holistic approach. In order to i...

The Hechinger Report

Amadou Diallo

1 June 2020

Metaire, Louisiana, United States

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When the John Q. Adams Middle School in Louisiana received a D rating, a new principal stepped in to restructure and address the ongoing issues with staff and students and was seeing success—but that changed when the ...

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Deborah Sullivan Brennan

31 May 2020

California, United States

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As teachers have shifted their classrooms to remote learning during the pandemic, the challenge of keeping students actively engaged and interested remains. For some teachers in California this included enhancing less...

The Local Denmark

Emma Firth

28 May 2020

Denmark

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Starting in mid-April, Denmark welcomed its students back to school with new hand washing stations, extra sinks, spaced out desks, and some classes outside. After initial hesitance from some parents, the thorough appr...

The Notebook

Neena Hagen

28 May 2020

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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As high schoolers across the nation grapple with the stress of the sudden shift to online learning, unstable home environments, and for some students the toll of coronavirus on family members, school counselors are lo...

Jackson Hole News & Guide

Tom Hallberg

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27 May 2020

Wyoming, United States

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The Sweetwater County school district in Southeastern Wyoming is distributing meals to students around the county, while addressing obstacles some families may face due to lack of transportation or conflicting work sc...

Concord Monitor

Sierra Hubbard

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27 May 2020

Manchester, New Hampshire, United States

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When schools across New Hampshire, and the U.S., suspended in-person classes as a result of the pandemic, each developed its own way of dealing with a new teaching landscape, including Beech Street Elementary in Manch...

Cronkite News - Arizona PBS

Velvet Wahl

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15 May 2020

Phoenix, Arizona, United States

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In Arizona, several schools are flipping the traditional format of school on its head; at home, students watch recorded lessons and then, during the day in the classroom, they work through homework. Advocates believe ...

LAist

Carla Javier

13 May 2020

Los Angeles, California, United States

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The Los Angeles Unified school district has shifted how it’s helping to support students’ mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. By opening up a mental health hotline, they are able to connect students and their ...

Bangor Daily News

Eesha Pendharkar

13 May 2020

Maine, United States

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The rate of food insecurity has increased during the pandemic, and elementary schools in Maine are doing their part to make sure as many families as possible have access to meals. Some schools have given teachers and ...

The Hechinger Report

Gail Robinson

10 May 2020

New York, United States

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Students in the Mineola school district had a head start when schools around the country switched to online classes as a result of the coronavirus? Since 2017, students as young as kindergarteners have been learning t...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Heather May

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5 May 2020

Kearns, Utah, United States

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A high school program in Utah is combating increasing rates of teenage suicide by equipping children with the tools they need to manage thoughts of hopelessness. The program is known as ME (Mood Enhancement) Time and ...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Heather May

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4 May 2020

Utah, United States

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In an effort to stem drug and substance abuse, Utah's Salt Lake City county is reaching out proactively to parents with courses and parenting programs. By arming parents with the tools to talk with their children and ...

The Hechinger Report

Jo Napolitano

28 April 2020

United States

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To reach English Language Learners, who are particularly hard to contact during the coronavirus pandemic as a result of language barriers and other factors, teachers are trying low-tech approaches. From letters to pho...

The New York Times

Chris Berdik

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23 April 2020

United States

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Schools across the United States are patching together solutions in the aftermath of the mass migration to online learning brought on by COVID-19. Wi-Fi hotspots, webinars with parents, and office hours are the new no...

The Hechinger Report

Amadou Diallo

19 April 2020

United States

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As schools have gone online during the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers and administrators are finding low-tech ways to deliver educational lessons to the students without access to remote learning tools, such as basic int...

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