COVID-19 and Education
A Court Orders The University of California Not to use the SAT or ACT During the Pandemic
This admissions season, the prestigious University of California system won’t be able to consider standardized tests when it evaluates applicants.
Tracking Coronavirus Cases at U.S. Colleges and Universities – by The New York Times
“As college students and professors return to campus in the midst of a pandemic, coronavirus cases are turning up by the thousands”.
Be Prepared for COVID in College
In these uncertain times, the possibility exists that your child may test positive for COVID, and have to leave their dorm and move to a quarantine location. It’s probably a VERY GOOD idea to have a pre-packed quarantine bag in their closet.
My Son Tested Positive for COVID 11 Days After Leaving the Nest
Check out this article from a mother who”s child tested positive for COVID while at his dorm in college. Great advice for parents and students to read
NACAC- College Admission Status Update 2.0: Coronavirus Impact
NACAC’s College Admission Status Update is a central resource of information about changes in college admission as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
NY Times Article: COVID Tests & Quarantines – Colleges Brace for an Uncertain Fall
The NY Times gives the latest update on colleges around the world
Chronicle of Higher Education Article: Here’s Our New List of Colleges’ Reopening Plans
“The coronavirus pandemic has left higher-education leaders facing difficult decisions about when to reopen campuses and how to go about it. Since April, The Chronicle has tracked individual colleges’ plans, generating a list of more than 1,250 institutions.”
“Here’s Our New List of Colleges’ Reopening Plans” – must set up an account to view the college list
College Admissions & COVID-19
In April, the Foreign Service Journal asked Rebecca to respond to the changes in the college admissions landscape as a response to COVID-19 in an article which was published in the June Education Supplement.
Therapeutic Schools & Boarding Schools
Michelle posted a blog titled “Education Vs. Coronavirus: June Edition” discussing updates in both therapeutic and boarding schools. Check it out!
Four Scenarios That Colleges Are Considering
“What can you expect this fall going to back to school?” Becky wrote in her latest blog about four possible scenarios being considered by colleges and Universities around the U.S.
RNG Newsletter: Education Insider
Check out the July edition of RNG’s Newsletter: Education Insider. Read about all things education, COVID, and more!