Coronavirus / COVID-19

Catholic schools move gracefully into online learning

Like all Florida public and private schools, Catholic schools, which educate about 1.8 million students nationwide and about 65,000 throughout the state, had mere days to move from in-person teaching to digital platforms once schools closed due to coronavirus. As word of the closure came, National Catholic Education Association president[Read More…]

Broward County private school uses ingenuity, technology to keep learning on track

Stacy Angier figured it was only a matter of time. Three days before the announcement of a statewide school shutdown, the principal of Abundant Life Christian Academy had been privy to updates on how Covid-19 was ravaging Broward County through her volunteer position as a commissioner for the North Broward[Read More…]

Latest Covid-19 guidance from Florida DOE for public, private schools

Florida Department of Education guidelines issued in a memo Thursday encouraging public and private schools to utilize remote learning also are expected to prevent financial disaster for hundreds of private schools accepting scholarships. While the Department has recommended private schools close their campuses through April 15, as it has mandated[Read More…]

How Covid-19 could fuel school choice

It’s the end of the world as we know it. Well, not literally. (We hope.) But when American society comes out the other end of the Covid-19 crisis, it almost certainly will operate differently in many ways. The scale of change will depend on the length of the lockdown the[Read More…]