Many K-12 schools are flying blind on how to reopen as President Trump threatens to cut off funding to schools that don’t reopen without providing additional guidance and teachers push back against returning to potentially unsafe conditions.
The economy can’t recover without open schools, yet students can’t continue to struggle with virtual learning.
There’s a difficult balance to strike this fall.
Here are some of the big ideas that have been suggested — and implemented — around the world to allow a return to in-person instruction, from testing to pod-style classrooms to outdoor classes. Some of them are quite weird.
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For many K-12 students, back-to-school season is looming — and it’s going to look a little different this year.
Some schools, like those in New York, are planning on only partially reopening, while some schools in Florida are set to reopen fully, and others in California are planning on remaining remote.
Meanwhile, President Donald Trump has threatened to cut off funding for schools that don’t reopen (something that he doesn’t legally have the authority to do). Trump does have the authority to approve extra funding for schools, which teachers have been …read more
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