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Amy Morona


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Past articles by Amy:

Community College Fall Enrollments Drop Amid Pandemic

Suspected reasons for the 7.5% enrollment decline include people being too busy helping their kids with school work and poor internet connections. → Read More

School Nurses Battle Shortages, Extra Pandemic Duties

School nurses, already in short supply, now have to assess student symptoms, help reopen classrooms, comfort kids stressed by pandemic. → Read More

President Trump And Joe Biden Differ On Education Plans

On education, President Trump supports greater choice through charter schools while Biden thinks for-profit charter school operators should be banned. → Read More

Europe Sees Spike Of COVID-19 Cases

“The U.S. has about half the population of Europe, however, we have twice as many cases.” → Read More

Tourism Industry Shows Slight Improvements Over Labor Day Weekend

The TSA reported its busiest day at airports since March, screening more than 968,000 passengers Friday. → Read More

Education Takes Higher Profile In 2020 Election

Historically, education has been a big issue for voters. But it hasn't always gotten much attention during presidential campaigns. → Read More

How Are Colleges Handling Quarantining On Campus?

No consensus from universities, public officials on whether students should return home or stay in college towns as virus closes in-person classes. → Read More

COVID-19 Moves College Campaigning Online

Student-led political groups who are normally a driving force behind getting out the college vote are shifting their playbooks. → Read More

Colleges Shift Online After Uptick of Coronavirus Cases

Both colleges and students may take a financial hit due to a shift online, experts say. → Read More

Districts, School Bus Companies Face Challenges in Return To Class

Social distancing, wearing masks, older bus drivers, and a driver shortage are some of the challenges facing districts and school bus companies. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How Do I Adjust for Virtual Learning?

With more schools switching to distance learning, experts say kids will do better with structure and a daily routine. → Read More

Self-Quarantining Rule A Costly Complication For Many College Students

Several schools are recommending or requiring some out-of-state students to self-quarantine before classes begin. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How Can Older Kids Be More Proactive?

As parents balance working from home and caring for their children, older kids may be asked to help out a little more. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How To Talk To Adults About Enforcing Guidelines

Experts say for the sake of a child’s safety, parents might be forced to have difficult conversations. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How Can We Discuss Limited Interactions?

We asked the experts: What's the best way to explain why we can't see loved ones in person right now? → Read More

Schools Are Open In One Georgia District. Masks Aren't Required.

As a new school year begins, Jefferson, Georgia, is a city divided. → Read More

COVID-19 Is Shaking The Economies Of College Towns

Colleges are often woven into the identities — and the economies — of the towns they call home. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How Can I Support Educators?

Many schools will look differently this year and experts say parents and teachers have to work together to make it work. → Read More

Pandemic Parenting: How Do I Teach My Kids Safe Habits?

Many kids are preparing to head back to school, and experts say now is the time to start talking to them about staying safe and healthy. → Read More

Schools Push For Removing Names Of Confederate Leaders On Buildings

An Education Week tally found at least 193 schools in 18 states named after Confederate leaders. → Read More