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[EdNews Round Up] Education and the Election

[EdNews Round Up] Education and the Election

No one knows better than educators about the importance of staying up-to-date. In this edition of Edmentum’s EdNews Round Up, you’ll find the latest and most interesting education news.

Between elections, COVID-19, and the usual pre-holiday chaos that comes with teaching in November, a lot has transpired in the past month. Take a look a few of the latest stories covering education and education policy in the U.S.

What do leading K-12 organizations expect from a Biden presidency?
Education Dive
Feelings are mixed, but hope remains as to how much President-elect Joe Biden may be able to impact areas including IDEA, COVID-19 relief and civil rights.

A 2020 EDlection Cheat Sheet
The 74
Recapping the 48 key races, winners, and campaign issues that could reshape America’s schools and education policy.

Roundup: Education and the Election
Education Dive
As results roll in, Education Drive is gathering coverage of how the 2020 election is expected to impact K-12 and higher education.

OPINION: The truth about returning to school? There’s no easy answer.
the Hechinger Report
Parental qualms, subpar online classes, a lack of leadership, and the risk of death make the return-to-school debate nearly impossible to resolve.

What School Superintendents Want from the Biden Administration
EdWeek
Groups representing the nation's more than 13,000 school districts are putting out their markers for what they want the new administration to prioritize.

Mass Nationwide School Closures Loom as Coronavirus Cases Spike
U.S. Education News
Rampant closures are occurring against a backdrop of silence from the federal government and mounting concern from education stakeholders.

College-Admissions Season Was Already Stressful. Pandemic Made It Chaotic.
The Wall Street Journal
Number of applications so far slides 8%, with tally of applicants down even more, causing uncertainty for schools.

Community Colleges Find an Advocate in Future First Lady Jill Biden
EdSource
President elect-Joe Biden’s wife, Jill will become the nation’s first First Lady to continue working full-time outside of White House.

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McKenna Wierman studied Journalism at the University of Mississippi, and has worked with Edmentum since June 2016. She currently serves as a Digital Marketing Specialist, and believes that empowered teachers are the key to successful students.