The COVID-19 pandemic has so far impacted almost every aspect of what used to be a normal life in the United States. Education is just one of the many systems for which business is not running as smoothly as usual. Schools have to reorganize quickly and adapt almost instantly to the ongoing crisis.
To find out how educational institutions manage in these confusing times, we gathered a series of resources that schools use to counteract the continuous advance of Coronavirus. Here are some of them:
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides guidance for school settings and educational organizations
- Education Week offers real-time coverage on school closures across the U.S.
- The National Association for Independent Schools (NAIS) offers guidance for schools nationwide
- The Academy of Active Learning Arts and Sciences and the Flipped Learning Global Initiative have published the “Rapid Transition to Online Learning,” which should help schools transition faster from in-person teaching to online, distance learning
- The Academy of Art University is hosting a free series of online events centered on education during COVID-19
- The Office for Civil Rights issued a Letter to Education Leaders on Preventing and Addressing potential discrimination associated with COVID-19
- The CARES Act offers information on Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief Fund
- The Office of Postsecondary Education issued Information for Accrediting Agencies Regarding Temporary Flexibilities Provided to Coronavirus Impacted Institutions or Accrediting Agencies
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued guidance on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and Potential Procedural Adaptations for F and M Nonimmigrant Students
- The U.S. Department of Education has issued an Invitation to Waiver of Fiscal Requirements Due to COVID-19 for the 2019-2020 School Year
- The U.S. Department of Education has an entire library of information and guidance for schools, the teaching staff, students, and parents during the pandemic