Issues with Virtual Schools Resurface as School Year Starts

Like most Texans, educators were hoping for a relatively normal start to the school year. But the explosive growth in Delta variant infections has increased demand for remote learning options, leaving schools scrambling because...

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A Virtual Mirage

Full-time virtual schooling may be the darling for some education reformers right now, but it is not a solution for most of our children. By Kaye Rogers, Ph.D.Executive Director of Virtual Learning, iUniversity Prep,...

This Can’t Be the New Normal

  Posted in the Texas Tribune By Dr. Michelle Smith Vice President of Policy and Advocacy at Raise Your Hand Texas When people ask me how my family is coping, I say we are...

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10 Questions Teachers Should Ask to Ensure Student Security and Wellness During COVID-19

  A Texas superintendent shares his method for making sure students are safe and secure during this crisis. Before the doors of our schools unexpectedly closed in response to the need for social distancing...


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