These 4 Schools Created Outdoor Classrooms. Take a Look.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/27/us/outdoor-classroom-design.html
To combat the coronavirus, schools across America moved students outdoors. Here’s a look at four new learning environments.
Fri, 20 Nov 2020 18:16:40 +0000
5 College Journalists Report From Campus Quarantineshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/15/us/coronavirus-college-quarantines.html
Faced with soaring coronavirus caseloads, some universities told students to “stay put” for 14 days. College journalists report from their quarantined campuses.
Mon, 26 Oct 2020 18:10:04 +0000
How a 2nd-Grade Class Sent a Science Experiment to Spacehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/13/science/blue-origin-school-experiment.html
“Any school district now that affords football can afford spaceflight.”
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:58:59 +0000
The Virus Moved Female Faculty to the Brink. Will Universities Help?https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/06/science/covid-universities-women.html
The pandemic is a new setback for women in academia who already faced obstacles on the path to advancing their research and careers.
Tue, 06 Oct 2020 10:19:42 +0000
Pantyhose and Trash Bags: How Music Programs Are Surviving in the Pandemichttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/02/us/coronavirus-music-students-band.html
Concerned about spreading the virus through instruments or singing, student music groups are finding innovative ways to perform together.
Wed, 02 Dec 2020 08:00:12 +0000
Why School Districts Are Bringing Back Younger Children Firsthttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/nyregion/elementary-schools-reopening.html
New York City became the highest-profile example when Mayor de Blasio said elementary schools would reopen starting Dec. 7.
Tue, 01 Dec 2020 00:31:09 +0000
Reopening Whiplash in New York Cityhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/us/reopening-whiplash-in-new-york-city.html
Schools will reopen as abruptly as they closed — but only for some.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 17:49:19 +0000
Teaching in the Pandemic: ‘This Is Not Sustainable’https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/30/us/teachers-remote-learning-burnout.html
Teacher burnout could erode instructional quality, stymie working parents and hinder the reopening of the economy.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 22:31:22 +0000
Ransomware Attack Closes Baltimore County Public Schoolshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/29/us/baltimore-schools-cyberattack.html
The attack, first discovered late Tuesday, disrupted the district’s websites and remote learning programs, as well as its grading and email systems, officials said.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 01:04:13 +0000
Week in the Life of a Baltimore School Getting Back to Classhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/28/us/coronavirus-school-reopening.html
As school districts diverge on handling the pandemic, Baltimore City Public Schools are slowly trying to get students back in the classroom. It has not been easy, but neither has remote learning.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 18:51:34 +0000
The Exquisite Angst of Applying to College in a Deeply Anxious Yearhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/27/us/college-admissions-coronavirus.html
The pandemic has changed everything about the stressful admissions process, adding even more strain on students.
Fri, 27 Nov 2020 17:49:09 +0000
N.J. Governor Wants Schools Open. Local Officials Have Other Ideas.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/26/nyregion/nj-schools-reopening-remote.html
The tensions point to the difficulty governors across the Northeast have had in persuading districts to reopen — decisions that often require school boards to buck powerful unions.
Thu, 26 Nov 2020 10:00:14 +0000
Edward P. Lazear, Economist and Presidential Adviser, Dies at 72https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/business/economy/edward-lazear-dead.html
He was a widely respected labor economist at Stanford who led President George W. Bush’s economic council during the financial crisis.
Mon, 30 Nov 2020 16:21:59 +0000
A Looming Drinksgiving Disasterhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/us/drinksgiving-thanksgiving-eve-superspreader-college-bars.html
Thanksgiving Eve could be a super-spreading event.
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 17:33:34 +0000
The Future Was Supposed to Be Better Than Thishttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/25/opinion/thanksgiving-covid-technology.html
Thanksgiving — like the rest of life — just isn’t the same through a screen.
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 10:00:12 +0000
More Than 30 Charged in Scheme to Fix Coast Guard Test Scoreshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/24/us/coast-guard-test-score-scheme.html
An employee at a Coast Guard testing center entered false scores in exchange for bribes, federal prosecutors say.
Wed, 25 Nov 2020 01:13:38 +0000
Small Gatherings Spread the Virus, but Are They Causing the Surge?https://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/23/health/coronavirus-holiday-gatherings.html
Yes, the coronavirus can be transmitted over cocktails and dinners. But these get-togethers may not account for the huge rise in cases.
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 21:25:19 +0000
Outdoor Learning, in Blustery Weatherhttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/23/us/outdoor-learning-in-blustery-weather.html
Mittens and hot tea can go a long way.
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 18:33:05 +0000
Mutual Aid: How College Students Survivehttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/23/style/college-mutual-aid-networks.html
Student-led mutual aid networks have raised tens of thousands of dollars to help peers cover basic costs of living.
Mon, 23 Nov 2020 16:06:33 +0000
Choose a Gift That Changes Liveshttps://www.nytimes.com/2020/11/21/opinion/sunday/charitable-holiday-gift-guide.html
Educate a girl. Send a young person to college. Restore a person’s sight.
Sun, 22 Nov 2020 11:59:31 +0000