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Virtual learning programs thrive amid coronavirus pandemic

Originally aired on KREM-TV – July 2, 2020 In an interview with CBS Seattle, K12’s Megan Sandoval discusses how families are exploring the best solution for their children in the fall. “I think it is important for parents to have a number of options available because the needs of our children today are so diverse,” […]

Arkansas Virtual Academy helping teachers transition to online learning

Originally published by KARK-TV – July 1, 2020 As we inch closer to a new school year, many districts are making it possible for families to choose online learning instead of in-class discussion.  Arkansas Virtual Academy is a public charter school that has been teaching via online learning for years. “We provide a public education at […]

Teaching From Home: Your Ideal Setup

Originally published on Staples.com – July 1, 2020 Teachers can be just as productive in a remote teaching environment as they are in a traditional classroom setting. Remote teaching, teach from home, virtual classroom, office design, remote work Due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers have had to adjust on the fly to […]

How Tallo showcases the unique skills and abilities of young people

Originally aired on SharkFarmerXM’s Podcast – June 26, 2020 Tallo President and CEO Casey Welch discusses how Tallo can uniquely showcase the abilities of athletes, technicians, and other trades which often do not have a platform to do so. Young aspiring workers use Tallo as a springboard to success in their careers. Listen to his […]

Fight against racism starts with education

Originally published in The Detroit News – June 29, 2020 This has been a tough few weeks for our nation. Americans are once again confronted with a 400-year-old systemic problem, one we cannot continue to ignore. Difficult conversations about racism are happening around the dinner table, on social media, and even on Sesame Street — […]

Michigan Virtual Charter Academy celebrates Class of 2020 with virtual graduation ceremony

Originally aired on WKZO Michigan Virtual Charter Academy celebrated its Class of 2020 graduates with a virtual commencement ceremony last Friday, June 26. MVCA Head of School Randy Rodriguez discusses how school was “business as usual” during the COVID-19 pandemic, along with the challenges students faced in the final few weeks in an interview on […]

The Burnette Family Made Nearly 5,000 Masks for Klamath Falls Community

Originally aired on KDRV-TV – June, 23, 2020 The Burnette family made 5,000 masks to provide PPE to health care workers, retirement homes, and other members of their community. With online learning at Cascade Virtual Academy, their kids are able to help make the masks and not miss any school! Danielle Burnette explained their motivation […]

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 […]

The Night I Heard My Teenage Son Defending Himself Against The N-Word

Originally published by Scary Mommy – June 12, 2020 Last night, my son retired to his room to play Fortnite, the popular video game among teens that allows interaction with people from around the world. He has played with gamers from all over the United States, Latin America, Europe and, last night, Canada. Whenever I miss my headset, […]