Tag: Coronavirus

Anxious private schools in limbo while additional federal relief on hold

Private schools across America are in a state of uncertainty after a $349 billion federal relief program for millions of small businesses and nonprofits ran out of funding Thursday and Congress failed, for now, to agree on a plan to keep it rolling. The Paycheck Protection Program, part of the[Read More…]

An education choice advocate’s wish in the time of coronavirus

There is an understandable wish that something good come out of a tragedy. It’s normal, right? Uniquely human. To experience a painful, uncertain time filled with suffering – especially for our most vulnerable populations – and to hope for a silver lining. Hope gives us something to look forward to.[Read More…]

Private schools starting to see some federal relief

Federal relief funds are starting to trickle in toward private schools, offering at least some short-term relief to a sector that is likely to be hard hit by the coming economic slump. The aid is through the Paycheck Protection Program, a $349 billion slice of the $2 trillion relief package[Read More…]

“We’re not changing the rigor.” In the wake of closures, this school isn’t letting academics slide

Editor’s note: Scroll to the end of this post to watch a portion of Dayspring Academy’s virtual morning assembly, in which assistant principal Jennifer Smith encourages students to “finish this year strong.” PORT RICHEY, Fla. – The new, online, morning assembly at Dayspring Academy began one day last week with[Read More…]