In the News Archive

(From The Washington Post) More than 97,000 U.S. children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, marking a 40% increase in child cases, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatrics ...
(From Inside Higher Ed) As economic activity slowly rebounds from the pandemic, the need to manage discretionary spending will be all the more paramount for independent schools. A new guide from Inside Higher Ed on “Finding ...
(from blumshapiro) Information on PPP loan forgiveness was released by the Small Business Administration on August 4, 2020. The Frequently Asked Questions are available on the U.S. Treasury website. The FAQs contain information ...
(from the Washington Post and New York Times) Last week Georgia's largest school district reopened on a Wednesday and the following day hundreds of students and employees were required to quarantine due to exposure to someone ...
(from the New York Times) Why is the data about children's' risk of infection, transmission and sickness in schools so hard to discern? One reason is that in March, at the outset of the pandemic, most stricken countries ...
(From The 74 Million) P reschool participation has fallen by half during the pandemic, according new data from the National Institute for Early Education Research.  Based on a survey of almost 1,000 families, researchers ...
(From The Washington Post) Hundreds of independent school teachers from across the country have circulated online and anonymously signed a statement calling on schools to reopen virtually. Independent school teachers and ...
(from EdSurge) Some colleges are planning to tap into student data, such as when students connect to WiFi on their smart phone or other device or swipe into buildings, as a strategy to trace COVID-19 cases on campus. At ...
(from ASHRAE ) The  American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) has released guidelines for schools to help designers retrofit and plan for the improvement of indoor air quality and ...
(from the New York Times)  A  large new study  from South Korea has found that children younger than 10 transmit to others much less often than adults do, but the risk is not zero. And those between the ages of 10 and ...