Desperate parents need help as coronavirus upends our lives

We’re all exhausted, some of us are going hungry, and more and more of us are getting sick

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Helping kids who are feeling isolated and anxious after schools shut down

Experts suggest finding other ways to connect, including video conferences and even snail mail

How the coronavirus has upended college admissions

As high schools close, seniors are scrambling to sort out financial aid and college decisions without guidance from counselors

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TEACHER VOICE: From the remote trenches of the nation’s largest school system

Online, students still need 'the proverbial pat on the back'

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Student teachers fail test about how kids learn, nonprofit finds

Teachers in training often pick teaching methods that are contrary to education research

OPINION: Four effective strategies for parents who are now homeschooling their children

Two educators explain how to navigate jobs, students and quarantine

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No longer ruled out: an educator develops strategies to keep court-involved students in school

A social worker in New Orleans makes court appearances to get undocumented and arrested students back in school — and she’s training other educators to get involved, too


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Double whammy? State allegedly misspends funds for Mississippi’s poorest, now COVID-19 closes schools

Districts step in after schools close to help Mississippi’s poorest, denied funds after state sent $50 million to now-suspect nonprofit