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Back to… Home?: 40 county students on a homeschooling wait list

Originally published in The Laurinburg Exchange – July 31, 2020 Because of the coronavirus pandemic, some parents across the state and county who have shown interest in homeschooling their children. According to Spencer Mason, executive office manager for North Carolinians for Home Education, the top two reasons parents typically home school their children are due […]

Parents choosing new forms of education in uncertain school year

Originally published in The Center Square – July 29, 2020 Some parents are pursuing new forms of education after frustration that districts aren’t offering their preferred teaching methods. A June survey of the Midwest found that one-third of parents were uncertain of sending at least one child back to school. The Lansing School District, Grand Rapids School […]

Ohio virtual academies hiring teachers as interest skyrockets during pandemic

Originally aired on Cleveland 19 News – July 28, 2020 Established virtual schools are seeing a surge in enrollment as parents weigh their options for the fall. “It’s challenging for everybody. I feel for those parents. It’s a tough situation to be in and you’re just trying to do what’s best for your students academically […]

Galvanize Announces New ISA, Tech Job Training

Originally aired on KWGN-TV – June 16, 2020 Galvanize CEO Harsh Patel shares more information on a new income share agreement for tech job training. Harsh shares these details in an interview with the CW affiliate in Denver. With the new agreement, Galvanize will not take any tuition money until graduates receive a job and […]

What Parents, Students, and Schools Should be Doing to Prepare for Coronavirus

Originally published by RealClear Education – March 13, 2020 Parents. Educators. First, take a breath.  As is now typical in our media-saturated society, sensationalist panic about coronavirus in the United States is spreading fast. People are scared, and rightfully so. Abroad, Italy just quarantined 16 million people. And on American soil, multiple states have declared […]

How to build a virtual classroom and structure your children’s day

Originally published by Fox News The COVID-19 pandemic is sparking school closures all across the United States. It’s impacting more than 37 million public school students in at least 37 States so far. So how can parents create a virtual school day at home?  Fox News spoke with the Director of Leadership Development at K12 […]

If Coronavirus Gets Worse in the U.S., Online Learning Can Fill the Gaps

Originally published in Education Week – February 14, 2020 On the relatively rare occasions when disaster forces K-12 schools to close for a prolonged period of time, e-learning has helped fill the gap in instruction. Asian countries affected by the SARS outbreak in 2003 turned to virtual instruction. When Hurricane Katrina battered New Orleans in […]

A 2020 Wish List for Progress in American Education

Originally published in Townhall – January 16, 2020 At the beginning of the 2000s, the stars were aligned for broad-based educational reform. A Republican president had made it one of his signature issues and a Democratic Congress – operating in a much less partisan environment than exists currently – was ready to work with him […]

Toy drive nets more than 20,000 toys donated to Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Originally published on WBNS TV – December 15, 2019 COLUMBUS, Ohio — A truckload of joy made its way to Nationwide Children’s Hospital on Sunday. An annual tradition was back to make a big splash and set a record. It’s also sure to make the holiday season a bit brighter for hundreds of young patients. Boxes […]