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Education We’ve been to school. We know how education works. Right? In fact, many aspects of learning — in homes, at schools, at work and elsewhere — are evolving rapidly, along with our understanding of learning. Join us as we explore how learning happens.

Here’s How To Pick A College During Coronavirus

No Caps, No Gowns: For Many In The Class Of 2020, Commencement Is Called Off

ABC Little School in Los Angeles now closes Fridays for deep cleaning to help protect children and workers from the coronavirus.

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With Schools Closed, Kids With Disabilities Are More Vulnerable Than Ever

The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

The U.S. Capitol building on March 25, the same day the Senate unanimously passed a historic $2 trillion deal in response to the coronavirus crisis.

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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos also announced the Department of Education would refund about $1.8 billion to the more than 830,000 borrowers who were in the process of having money withheld.

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Doctors test a hospital staffer Tuesday for coronavirus, in a triage tent that’s been set up outside the E.R. at St. Barnabas hospital in the Bronx. Hospital workers are at higher risk of getting COVID-19, and public health experts fear a staffing shortage in the U.S. is coming.

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States Get Creative To Find And Deploy More Health Workers In COVID-19 Fight


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Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus

As classes move online, many schools fear students with disabilities could be left behind, in violation of federal laws. The Education Department calls this reading of the law “a serious misunderstanding.”

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Graduation, Financial Aid, Admissions — For This Year’s College-Bound, The Future Is In Turmoil

Franklin Pierce Schools bus driver Margie Huggler hands out free meals to students in Tacoma, Wash.

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Schools Race To Feed Students Amid Coronavirus Closures

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos testifies at a Feb. 27 hearing on Capitol Hill.

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Victoria Iler, a junior at South Central High School, learns to drive an old 1940 Farmall tractor ahead of Drive Your Tractor To School Day.

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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly addresses a news conference Tuesday in Topeka, Kan., after announcing the closure of schools K-12 throughout the state for the rest of the school year.

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Many parents suddenly have the task of making sure their kids learn while adjusting to a new life of managing working from home.

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Coronavirus Triple Duty: Working, Parenting, And Teaching From Home

When Colleges Shut Down, Some Students Have Nowhere To Go

Kids whose schools are shut down in Anne Arundel County, Md., receive food in Annapolis as part of a program to ease the burden of feeding students while schools are closed because of the coronavirus. President Trump told Americans to “engage in schooling from home when possible” on Monday.

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