How School Nurses Are Helping Get Vaccine Shots into the Arms of Students

The FDA’s decision came on Monday: It would authorize emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds. Two days later, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention followed…

Can Universities Have a ‘Normal’ Fall If International Students Can’t Get to Campus?

Though universities are hopeful that the vaccine rollout will return a sense of normalcy to the fall semester, a question remains about international students whose plans were curtailed by the…

With New Online Marketplace, Community Colleges Hope to Better Compete With For-Profits

Community colleges are staking a claim in the territory of online course marketplaces. They’re about a decade behind their university counterparts, who helped to found edX in 2012, the same…

What College Students Wish Professors Knew About Inclusive Online Teaching

It’s not surprising that most higher education articles published since March 2020 begin by calling to mind that year’s unprecedented move to remote instruction and online learning—and with good reason.…

Live Education Events Are Back. But if They Host It, Will You Come?

After a grueling and prolonged pandemic, the days of stacked education conference calendars spanning the globe and events pulling in thousands of attendees might almost seem like a relic of…

After a Hurricane, Earthquakes and a Pandemic, Teaching in Puerto Rico is an Act of Resilience

San Juan, Puerto Rico—The pandemic has been just one of the challenges facing teachers in Puerto Rico. The island is still struggling with the aftermath of the 2017 Hurricane Maria,…

What an Admissions Fight at America’s ‘Best’ High School Says About Educational Equity

Every year, around the country, high school students get their hands dirty with science projects—chemistry labs, robotics, that model of a volcano. But one school just outside of Washington, D.C.,…

Education Has a Three-Headed Crisis. Mental Health Is Only Part of It.

A year ago, I wrote “The Next Pandemic: Mental Health” for National Mental Health Month, published in May 2020 in EdSurge. We were two months into the pandemic in America…

Pass/Fail Grading Was an Act of Pandemic Compassion. Is It Here to Stay?

In his 21 years of teaching, Jesse Stommel says he has never put a grade on a piece of student’s work. As executive director of the journal “Hybrid Pedagogy,” which…

The Pandemic Put the Pressure on School Technology Leaders. What Did They Learn?

More off-campus broadband access. New ways of engaging with families. Growing concerns over digital equity and the silos that exist within school systems. These are some of the trends that…