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Trump Presses Schools to Reopen

Her organization joined several others, including the National Parent Teacher Association and the American Federation of Teachers, in a joint statement saying that without a comprehensive plan for saf

As Florida COVID-19 Cases Skyrocket, State Orders All Schools To Reopen Next Month

Florida’s education commissioner on Monday ordered schools to re-open for in-person instruction in August, even as coronavirus cases jam hospitals in the state.Florida shut down its schools on Ma

is edtech changing how we learn? – TechCrunch

In the future, students might dismiss stories about weather-related school closures as folklore.To consider the issue, four TechCrunch staffers looked at the future of edtech and remote learning:.When

Go read this Daily Beast story about a new online school Elon Musk helped start

Back in 2015, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he had started a school to teach his five kids, eventually expanding it as a non-profit school for some children of SpaceX employees.Now, he’s given

Casa Releases Results on Server Implementation Test

Crypto custody firm Casa released results from its test to find a new way to connect to the Bitcoin network and found ElectrumX had the best bang for the buck.Casa founder and cypherpunk Jameson Lopp

Alex Berenson to some Arizona teachers hesitant to reopen schools: ‘Do your job. Or find another.’

Former New York Times reporter Alex Berenson on Wednesday criticized Arizona teachers who are hesitant to reopen schools in the fall amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, telling them: “Do your job

Opinion | Billions in College Aid Hiding in Plain Sight

With college students and graduates burdened with over $1.Applying for state aid requires more forms.New York, for example, has 22 grant or scholarship programs with different applications.Added to th

Health class is outdated, so Lessonbee wants to fix it – TechCrunch

Sex education in the United States is complicated.One example: For decades, the United States invested billions into abstinence-only programs.Eventually, schools rejected government funding for these

The Future of Peer-to-Peer Online Learning Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic is transforming the education sector as much as it is transforming various important aspects of our lives.It merely demanded new ways of delivering and receiving learning cont

With so much written content online these days, it’s about time you learn how to speed read

Rather than view it as a chore, though, there are proven ways to help you read more quickly and retain all the valuable information contained within those words, sentences, paragraphs, and so on.The S

Two Washington state students among 100 winners of ‘Amazon Future Engineer’ $40,000 scholarships

Amazon Future Engineer college scholarship winners from Washignton state, Preston Rivas, left, and Zoe Lewis-Shunk.Two Washington state students are among 100 winners of Amazon Future Engineer college

AI researchers condemn predictive crime software, citing racial bias and flawed methods – TechCrunch

A collective of more than 1,000 researchers, academics and experts in artificial intelligence are speaking out against soon-to-be-published research claims to use neural networks to “predict crimina