PARENTS SHOULD discuss railroad safety while children spend more time at home

Railroad safety is important year round, and the week of September 21-27 was designated rail safety week. According to Operation Lifesaver, “The goal of Rail Safety Week is to raise awareness of the need for rail safety education and empower the general public to keep themselves safe near highway-rail grade crossings and railroad rights-of-way. Join […]

NEW NATIONAL EFFORT attempts to track virus in schools

A new national effort asks K-12 schools to voluntarily – and anonymously – report their confirmed and suspected coronavirus cases, along with the safety strategies they’re using. The COVID-19 School Response Dashboard was created with the help of several national education organizations. Currently it only shows data for a small fraction of students in the […]

NewSchools Venture Fund offers line of online resources

Considering the abundance of online education resources available, any one article that intends to compile them is likely to be incomplete. For a broader look, staff at NewSchools Venture Fund, a nonprofit philanthropy organization, have developed a list of online learning resources that offers more than 40 options across learning content and curricula, teaching tools […]

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