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How Two Years of Pandemic Disruption Could Shake Up the Debate Over Standardized Testing

COVID-19 and distance learning has impacted standardized testing.

March 5, 2021 | EdWeek
Thanks to COVID-19, High Schoolers’ Job Prospects Are Bleak. Here’s How Schools Can Help

Economic downturns often take a steep toll on those just starting their careers. For students coming of age during and after the coronavirus pandemic, those financial and career-related “scars” could run particularly deep and hit vulnerable students the hardest.

March 2, 2021 | EdWeek
Top U.S. Companies: These Are the Skills Students Need in a Post-Pandemic World

Even with that lingering ambiguity from COVID-19, companies have already begun shifting their priorities and rethinking their expectations for the next generation of employees, who will enter the workforce having experienced all manner of unforeseen shifts in the work people are doing and the techniques for doing it well.

March 2, 2021 | EdWeek
Student Interest in Health-Care Careers Takes Off During Pandemic

Health-care and medical pathways have been among the fastest growing and most popular choices for evolving high school career education programs for much of the last decade, and the pandemic is accelerating demand.

March 2, 2021 | EdWeek
The COVID-19 Economy Is Putting Vulnerable Students’ Career Prospects at High Risk

Through online learning, educators are getting a glimpse of the virtual working skills that students are likely to need for the digital workplace of the future, including time management and collaboration and communication online. But it’s unclear if students in virtual or hybrid learning environments are picking up these skills during the pandemic, especially the most vulnerable students.

March 2, 2021 | EdWeek
How to Get More Students of Color Into STEM: Tackle Bias, Expand Resources

Only 7 percent of the people who earn STEM degrees are Black and 12 percent are Hispanic, according to the most recent federal data. Addressing bias and expanding resources may help bring more students of color into STEM fields.

March 2, 2021 | EdWeek
Senate Confirms Miguel Cardona as Education Secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to serve as U.S. Secretary of Education, placing him in the role as the nation’s education system faces an unprecedented crisis.

March 1, 2021 | EdWeek
The Pandemic Is Shaking Up the World of Work: Schools Need to Help Students Prepare

COVID-19 has deeply impacted workforce development. K-12 education can help young graduates meet the needs of the new and changing world of work.

February 18, 2021 | EdWeek
How School Districts Are Keeping Diverse Teacher Recruitment at the Top of Their Agenda

Palm Beach County shares how they are continuing to keep equity at the center of teacher recruitment.

February 17, 2021 | EdWeek