Remote learning: How one small Colorado district leverages its closeness with families
03/31/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Sheridan school officials looking to launch remote learning have borrowed ideas from across the country and are getting creative with ways to help their families. The post Remote learning: How one small Colorado district leverages its cl...

MAPA: Sitios de distribución de comida en la área metropolitano de Memphis
03/31/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Agencias comunitarias ofrecieron ayuda para asegurarse que los estudiantes no tuvieran hambre sin la comida que provee la escuela. The post MAPA: Sitios de distribución de comida en la área metropolitano de Memphis appeared first on Chal...

Tennessee begins taking school voucher applications amid court battle, pandemic, and likely recession
03/30/20 from Politics & Policy – Chalkbeat

The state will accept applications through April 29 from students wanting government-funded vouchers to attend one of at least 55 private schools in Memphis or Nashville. The post Tennessee begins taking school voucher applications amid ...

Story time goes virtual: What remote learning looks like in NYC's pre-K classrooms
03/30/20 from Teaching & Classroom – Chalkbeat

The aim of virtual pre-K is to provide something familiar and also sustain emotional connections that propel learning at such a young age.  The post Story time goes virtual: What remote learning looks like in NYC's pre-K classrooms ...

Colorado emergency child care expands to include grocery, construction workers
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Tens of thousands of Colorado workers, including those holding grocery, food processing, and construction jobs, will now qualify for free emergency child care. The post Colorado emergency child care expands to include grocery, constructi...

MAPA: Lugares en Indianapolis donde puedes recibir comida gratis para tus hijos mientras están cerradas las escuelas
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Horarios y tipos de alimento varia. The post MAPA: Lugares en Indianapolis donde puedes recibir comida gratis para tus hijos mientras están cerradas las escuelas appeared first on Chalkbeat .

MAP: Where Indianapolis children can get free meals during coronavirus shutdowns
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

School districts and food banks are stepping in to help families find food during the crisis. The post MAP: Where Indianapolis children can get free meals during coronavirus shutdowns appeared first on Chalkbeat .

How Indiana high schools are trying to keep students on track to graduate amid coronavirus closures
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

School closures create a significant complication for Indiana high school juniors and seniors, who need to meet a strict set of requirements in order to graduate.  The post How Indiana high schools are trying to keep students on track to...

Here’s a first look at Chicago’s new remote learning plan, which will include 100,000 devices for students
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

The district, which remains hamstrung by uneven student access to technology and the internet, stressed this is not a full-blown e-learning plan. The post Here’s a first look at Chicago’s new remote learning plan, which will include 100,...

MAPA: Busca lugares donde puedes recibir comida gratis para tus hijos, mientras están cerradas las escuelas
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Mientras están cerradas las escuelas, los distritos escolares siguen distribuyendo comida para los niños, y en algunos casos, para sus padres también. The post MAPA: Busca lugares donde puedes recibir comida gratis para tus hijos, mientr...

MAP: Colorado students can get school lunches at these locations during coronavirus shutdown
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Colorado schools are closed at least through April 17 as part of efforts to slow the spread of the new coronavirus. Find meal distribution sites here. The post MAP: Colorado students can get school lunches at these locations during coron...

The Detroit district confirms seven more COVID-19 cases, including two parents
03/30/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

The Detroit district confirmed Sunday seven additional COVID-19 cases, including two parents. The post The Detroit district confirms seven more COVID-19 cases, including two parents appeared first on Chalkbeat .

DeVos floats 'microgrants' for students, teachers as coronavirus upends schooling
03/28/20 from Politics & Policy – Chalkbeat

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Friday that she will push for legislation offering “microgrants” to individual students and educators adapting to remote learning.  The post DeVos floats 'microgrants' for students, teachers...

Emergency child care providers get top priority for Colorado relief fund
03/28/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

The emergency fund has raised $7.5 million already, and Colorado is now accepting applications from eligible organizations. The post Emergency child care providers get top priority for Colorado relief fund appeared first on Chalkbeat .

No school day minimums: With campuses closed, Colorado just wants students to engage in learning
03/28/20 from Politics & Policy – Chalkbeat

That means school districts won't have to make up for lost time with additional days of school this summer. The post No school day minimums: With campuses closed, Colorado just wants students to engage in learning appeared first on Chalk...

Citing low enrollment, NYC will close 23 child care centers for ‘essential’ workers
03/27/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

Twenty-three of the 93 centers will be consolidated as of Monday, according to a memo sent to site supervisors, and families will be assigned to nearby sites. The post Citing low enrollment, NYC will close 23 child care centers for ‘esse...

Need help with homeschooling? Join our virtual event for parents about education in the era of coronavirus
03/27/20 from Community & Wraparound Programs – Chalkbeat

On April 2, five top Illinois educators will take your questions in a moderated discussion with Chalkbeat about how to improve learning at home. The post Need help with homeschooling? Join our virtual event for parents about education in...

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