The shift to online learning over the past two years has been transformational for K-12 schools, but a new report found that the impact of COVID-19 is still affecting students’ engagement, motivation, and achievement.
The Seattle Department of Education and Early Learning (DEEL) is looking to address the learning loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic by giving out $1 million in grants for summer learning programs in Washington state, DEEL announced.
Thirty-six percent of state and local government employees are considering changing jobs after working through the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report from the MissionSquare Research Institute.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved an additional 100 funding applications totaling $47.8 million in the second round of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program.
New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced that the Excelsior Pass and Excelsior Pass Plus are now available to all military veterans who received their COVID-19 vaccines at a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital or health care facility located within the state of New York.
New research shows that cybercriminals are using the COVID-19 Omicron variant to target universities and are attempting to steal university login credentials.
When the pandemic hit, affordable and dependable internet became vital to keep the United States going. This sudden change highlighted the glaring disparity in internet connectivity to underserved communities. Congress attempted to remedy this issue with the Emergency Broadband Benefit (EBB), which offers low-income consumers a $50 discount on their internet bills.
While healthcare disparities are not new, the COVID-19 pandemic did highlight the persistent and systemic inequities with healthcare in this country, especially for indigenous communities.
As the future of education becomes increasingly digital, having a secure and reliable data platform that helps deliver better services with increased transparency is imperative for all education stakeholders. Officials from the University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin) and New York University (NYU) described how they leveraged dashboards and analytics to make informed decisions while improving the return to campus experience for faculty, staff, and students during a webinar hosted by Carahsoft on August 24.
The past 18 months have placed a massive burden on state and local governments (SLGs) as they have had to shift from delivering citizen services in-person to delivering services almost entirely online.