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Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia Offers New Guidance on Opening Schools

Georgia school officials have released to guidance about how to open campuses for school in the fall by offering a 10-page document “Georgia’s Path to Recovery for K-12 Schools.” The manual was prepared by state education and public health department officials and covers the 2020-21 school year.

Pennsylvania Schools Will Open in the Fall

Pennsylvania Schools Will Open in the Fall

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said Friday that there is “no question” that schools will be open for in-person learning this fall. What remains unclear is how and when that will happen.



Utah Higher Education Expected to Begin In-person Classes

Utah Higher Education Expected to Begin In-person Classes

The University of Utah plans to resume on-campus classes this fall, albeit with modifications to ensure safety of students, employees and visitors. Utah State University President Noelle Cockett said the No. 1 question parents and students ask about fall term is whether USU will have in-person classes this fall.

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Boston City Council to Consider Rules for School Data Sharing with Law Enforcement

A measure was introduced after it was revealed that Boston schools had disclosed immigration status data, among other information, with law enforcement.

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Most U.S. Schools Closed Until At Least Fall

While the Trump administration is encouraging schools to consider reopening schools sooner this spring, most state officials believe they will not resume in-person learning until the fall.

Enabling Students To Learn Safely

Enabling Students To Learn Safely

Schools continue to search for integrated and universal solutions to meet their communications challenges.

Creating School Cyber Rules

Creating School Cyber Rules

Campus IT managers are responsible for managing their school’s tech stack.

How to Leverage AI

How to Leverage AI

Academic reputation is a key driver for colleges and universities to attract the best students, but campus safety is becoming an increasingly important factor in the college-choice equation.

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Ohio Appeals Court Overturns School District Policy For Arming Staff Members

Concerned parents sued the Madison Local School District over its training requirements for staff members to carry a concealed weapon. Now, those policies have been struck down.

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Coronavirus Pandemic Highlights Holes in District School Safety Plans

Some Ohio districts were more prepared than others because they had a pandemic response plan, providing guidance on long-term isolation from school buildings.

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