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- Only a fifth of state-school pupils work for 20 hours a week during lockdown lessons
When asked to characterise the effect lockdown has had on their child's education, the majority of parents of pupils at all types of schools agreed that it had been damaging.
Daily Mail. Sun, 31 May 2020 01:51:07 +0100.
- Alan Johnson: Teaching unions 'got it wrong' over reopening schools
Former Labour education secretary Alan Johnson has told union chiefs they 'got it wrong' by opposing the phased reopening of schools as he urged them to now end their 'war dance'.
Daily Mail. Sat, 30 May 2020 09:31:22 +0100.
- U.S. mayors plead for cash, COVID-19 help from federal government
The federal government must accept a bigger role in the coronavirus response, U.S. mayors told Congress Friday, pleading with lawmakers for a cash infusion before they mull cuts to education, health care or law enforcement. ...
Tom Howell Jr.. Washington Times. Fri, 29 May 2020 13:20:00 -0400.
- Coronavirus: Italian minister Azzolina targeted with sexist abuse
Education Minister Lucia Azzolina and some other top officials now have police protection.
BBC News. Fri, 29 May 2020 11:15:58 GMT.
- Coronavirus: We answer kids' questions about going back to school
The BBC's Education Editor Branwen Jeffreys answers kids' questions about going back to school.
BBC News. Thu, 28 May 2020 23:00:48 GMT.
- El Paso's higher education institutions plan for gradual campus reopenings in fall
UTEP and EPCC, which together enroll more than 50,000 students, are planning to offer mostly online and hybrid courses this fall.
Molly Smith, El Paso Times. El Paso Times. Thu, 28 May 2020 17:35:06 +0000.
- New UW center bankrolled by Microsoft aims to make technology more accessible to disabled people
The Center for Research and Education on Accessible Technology and Experience (CREATE) will bring together faculty from six University of Washington campuses and three colleges. ...
Geoff Baker. Seattle Times. Thu, 28 May 2020 08:00:45 -0700.
- Pompeo Hits Out at China
A threat over Hong Kong, and controversy in the education world: This is your morning tip sheet.
Giovanni Russonello. New York Times. Thu, 28 May 2020 11:02:48 +0000.
- Coronavirus Live Updates: Four Months After First Case, U.S. Death Toll Passes 100,000
Scientists are revising the timeline of how the virus spread. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said she would direct public school districts to share federal aid with private schools.
New York Times. Thu, 28 May 2020 01:42:40 +0000.
- Countering COVID-19 impacts on children from low-income households
The COVID-19 pandemic has magnified the social, educational and health care disparities already plaguing the nearly 40 million Americans the US Census Bureau estimates are living in poverty. ...
Science Daily. Tue, 26 May 2020 17:38:30 EDT.
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