K-12 public schools still count on kids to show up for funding

Nov 9, 2020
With so many schools online, screen fatigue, parents opting out and other coronavirus-driven variables, how will districts get the funds they need?
A teacher and student wearing masks speak between classes at Rippowam Middle School in September in Stamford, Connecticut.
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College enrollment overall has dipped, but it's down significantly at community colleges

Oct 16, 2020
That could be because many community college students need jobs to pay tuition.
College enrollment is down just 4% compared to last year, according to the National School Clearinghouse Research Center. But the drop-off is much steeper when it comes to first-year students and those at community colleges.
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Want to start a "learning pod" at home? Check insurance and zoning laws

Sep 30, 2020
Homeowners policies may not cover the educational groups, and local law may prohibit them.
An instructor walks through a learning hub in Los Angeles for students from various schools and grades while in-person classes remains closed.
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Which colleges say they'll reopen in the fall? And which ones are keeping classes online?

Location is a big factor. And closing down this semester cost universities billions.
Notre Dame University said it will be resuming in-person classes this fall.
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Now you can take celebrity online courses

Apr 26, 2016
Kevin Spacey will teach you how to act.
Kevin Spacey in "House of Cards."
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Flight school: JetBlue to offer educational videos

Nov 25, 2014
By the end of the year, the airline plans to provide you with an eggheaded excuse to avoid talking to the passenger next to you.

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