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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. – Our students, parents and teachers are about a month into the new school year and it’s becoming very clear what works, and what doesn’t. On Thursday night, parents and teachers in Roanoke County expressed their frustrations with the current re-opening plan. Hope Pritchard came to the meeting with a passionate plea. …

Sonia Jain has been in the teaching profession for over 25 years. After all these years, the 53-year-old found herself relearning many new teaching practices when lessons went online necessitated by the sudden imposition of a countrywide lockdown in March. Like most others from the teaching community, she was caught off-guard by the rapidly evolving …

The Everett Teachers Association (ETA) issues a statement last week backing the use of Everett Police officers in the City’s school buildings – primarily in Everett High School – thus breaking away from opposite positions made public by the American Federation of Teachers and the Boston Teachers Union (BTU). Everett Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley filed the …

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) – While the first day of classes in Alachua County went smoothly for some students, internet connection and schedule change requests posed a problem for others. It’s an issue that falls on the shoulders of school district staff as they work to make Digital Academy and brick & mortar learning easy and …

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that amid the coronavirus crisis, teachers not only have accepted this challenge but also turned it into an opportunity as they adapted to new technology and methods in education. “My dear countrymen, in a few days from now on September 5, we will celebrate Teachers Day. Whenever we …

GCSE students in England have achieved a record-breaking set of results, with a surge in the number of top marks handed to them after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Just over a quarter of pupils, 25.9%, were awarded grade 7 or higher – equivalent to an A or A* under the old system – …

Wednesday was back-to-school for students in Lewisville ISD. And with an online-only first day, it did not go as smoothly as some had hoped. Parents took to social media with technological headaches from trouble logging in to getting booted off the system to long wait times on the phone with IT. Some expressed anger, while …

“This has been a year when we’ve really had to rethink education and how we’re going to deliver instruction to our students. So, this will give our students the opportunity to have consistency in learning whether they are here in person, whether they are at home. We want to make sure that our students are …

CLOSE As schools debate about returning to online learning, the lack of internet access for many Americans is a big sticking point. USA TODAY When her South Carolina high school went online this spring, Maya Green struggled through the same emotions as many of her fellow seniors: She missed her friends. Her online assignments were too …

As the nation heads toward a chaotic back-to-school season, with officials struggling over when to reopen classrooms and how to engage children online, teachers’ unions are playing a powerful role in determining the shape of public education as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage. Teachers in many districts are fighting for longer school closures, stronger …