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Billions of dollars that connected children to the internet during the pandemic is at risk of disappearing.
There is a growing need to reframe computing in classrooms as an inherently social and learned set of skills. The end goal is not to just provide access to digital devices — it’s to develop the skills to use these tools for heightened learning, critical thinking and self-expression, writes Jean-Claude Brizard and Kelly Mills.
Nearly half of states allow some community colleges to offer bachelor’s degree programs.
Teachers, parents and administrators from across the country told us what it’s like to be in school this year and how completely not normal it’s already become.
Early interventions attempt to funnel more students to science, technology, engineering and math.
Advocates say the bill – along with workforce funding in Democrats’ domestic spending proposal – present an opportunity to bring down barriers that have long kept women and people of color from construction jobs.
We can — and must — address inequities that have long burdened students, writes Girls Who Code CEO Tarika Barrett.
The number of undergraduate students is expected to drop 3.2 percent in the 2021-22 academic year after plunging 3.4 percent during the 2020-21 pandemic year, according to preliminary data released by the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center on Oct. 26, 2021. That adds up to 6.5 percent fewer undergraduate students now than there were in the fall of 2019 before the pandemic.
Federal funding, parent demand and evidence of payoff fuels support for social-emotional learning in the classroom, but continuation may hinge on rebranding and local investment