Gifted Summer Programs Skew White & Wealthy. Not Baltimore’s — And It’s Free — The 74

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. Baltimore, Maryland The course is “Cloudy With a Chance of Science,” and James Ramirez places his hand-fashioned tin foil boat into a bin of water, squealing with excitement as he discovers it floats. The first grader and his classmates … Read more

UAS, Dharwad’s e-library a huge success among students | Hubballi News

Hubballi: In a world tending increasingly towards digital education, the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS), Dharwad appears to be eager to keep step with the times. To that end, the varsity has recast its library as a high-tech digital knowledge hub, which will provide students access to an exhaustive list of sources on the internet. … Read more

Educating Through the Pandemic: From Rural Texas Schools Pivoting to 4-Day Weeks to California Losing 100,000 Students, 9 COVID Challenges Facing Leaders

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. A recent review of school guidance and communications from the Centers on Disease Control and Prevention argues that the federal agency often failed in its goal of providing timely, actionable information to states and districts around COVID-19 safety protocols. … Read more

Classes in summer a must to bridge learning deficit, says Delhi Education Dept | Latest News Delhi

Government school teachers’ associations in the Capital have raised concerns about the Directorate of Education’s (DoE) plan to carry out teaching-learning activities for students during the summer vacation, noting severe weather conditions won’t be ideal to hold classes and adding that the sessions will eat into their holiday plans, even as officials of the education … Read more

Are the kids alright? Mid-Michigan educators hope to meet mental health challenges in difficult climate

MT. MORRIS TWP., Mich. (WNEM) – When walking through the hectic hallway between classes at Hamady High School, you get the sense it is business as usual. COVID, who? Students appear excited and happy to be in the building. You can hear laughter, jokes and plenty of hurried footsteps. For some, it is a return … Read more

This Week in Pandemic Education Policy: Data Show Homeschooling Surge Outlasting School Closures, Districts Rush to Aid Student Mental Health & More Key Updates

This is our weekly briefing on how the pandemic is shaping schools and education policy, vetted, as always, by AEI Visiting Fellow John Bailey. Click here to see the full archive. Get this weekly roundup, as well as rolling daily updates, delivered straight to your inbox — sign up for The 74 Newsletter. Homeschooling Surge … Read more

Educating Through COVID: From Alabama’s ‘Numeracy Act’ to Boost Math Skills to Connecticut Asking Students to Propose Ideas For Federal Funds, 10 Ways States Are Confronting the Crisis

Sign up here for The 74’s daily newsletter. Donate here to support The 74’s independent journalism. The focus of education research has pivoted to support schools’ efforts to address pandemic disruptions and missed learning, says a new report from the National Academy of Sciences. The report calls on the Institute of Education Sciences — the … Read more

Education Department veterans return to class to keep the lights on during COVID absences

As you walk into the classroom this morning there may be a new face at the teacher’s desk as COVID-19 displaces many from the front line. Key points: No NT schools have had to close due to COVID-19 in term one Up to 85 corporate-based teachers have returned to the classroom The union is concerned … Read more

Many Indian parents prefer to read out to kids books they liked in childhood: OUP study

Many parents in India prefer to read their children books they enjoyed in their own childhood, rather than choosing newer titles, according to a new study by Oxford University Press (OUP). The survey, which gathered the views of 4,000 parents across India, the UK, Australia, Hong Kong and China, formed part of OUP’s second annual … Read more

‘All Things Are Impermanent’: Tatsuo Miyajima Lets Go of the Illusion of Control With Latest Bodies of Work

The greatest takeaway from the lessons of nature, says the artist Tatsuo Miyajima, is that humans are not invincible. Having witnessed one of the worst natural disasters to hit his home country of Japan in 2011, followed by the global pandemic over the past two years, he says that now is the time to reflect … Read more