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The Beat Goes On: High School Choirs Improvise In The Age Of Coronavirus

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After cancelled musicals and spring concerts, choral directors across the country are going the extra mile to have their students' voices heard.

Children May Miss Meals As School Food Service Workers Fall Ill

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After schools shut their doors in response to the coronavirus, districts raced to continue getting meals to students. Now, those efforts may be faltering.

Richard Culatta: Can This Crisis Revolutionize The Way We Teach?

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What does a global pandemic mean for our education system? Educator Richard Culatta discusses the ways we can teach for better humans virtually... and the opportunity this moment presents.

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Liz Kleinrock: How Can We Broach Hard Conversations With Kids, From Race To COVID-19?

When one of Liz Kleinrock's fourth grade students made a cringeworthy comment about race, rather than change the subject, she chose to turn the moment into a teachable one—and start a conversation.

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Colleges Go Test-Optional After SAT, ACT Are Called Off

More than a dozen colleges have dropped testing requirements for admission, with one school citing "unprecedented obstacles and disruptions" due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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No Caps, No Gowns: For Many In The Class Of 2020, Commencement Is Called Off

For many college students, walking across the stage isn't just a celebration, it's a recognition of years of hard work, and often sacrifices from their families. What happens when it's cancelled?

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Known Oregon Coronavirus Cases At More Than 600

Oregon has a known 18 deaths related to the virus, as of Tuesday afternoon.

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With Oregon Schools Likely Closed For The Year, Officials Shift To 'Distance Learning For All'

As the coronavirus pandemic rolls through the state, it’s looking less likely that Oregon public schools will resume April 28 as planned. That leaves state education officials shifting beyond what they’ve been calling “supplemental learning."

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Postcards From The Pandemic: Shut-In Oregon Kids

Shut-in Oregon kids share what they’re going through.

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How Can We Manage The Stress Of The Coronavirus Pandemic? OSU Offers A Free Course

Three academics from Oregon State University have created an open-to-the-public course to help people understand and manage daily stress related to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Are You Suddenly Your Child's Teacher? You’re Not Alone. Here’s Help.

You may be feeling overwhelmed by working, as well as feeding, supervising, entertaining and teaching your children at home. We're here to help.

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With Schools Closed, Kids With Disabilities Are More Vulnerable Than Ever

About 14% of U.S. public school students receive special education services. And as schools transition from the classroom to the computer, many of those students could get left behind.

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The Biggest Distance-Learning Experiment In History: Week One

Districts are scrambling to get remote learning lessons in place. But over half of students live near the poverty line, 14% have a learning disability, and some struggle just to find Internet access.

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Class Of 2025: Follow Students From 1st Grade To Graduation

Oregon set a goal to have graduate 100 percent of students in the class of 2025. OPB has followed a group of students from kindergarten as they start their educational journey toward high school. Third grade is almost over for the Class of 2025. These are some of their stories.

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