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Using AI to Ensure Healthy Air in School Facilities A Key Measure to Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in Schools

Using AI to Ensure Healthy Air in School Facilities A Key Measure to Mitigating the Spread of COVID-19 in Schools

School re-openings are causing a great deal of concern for students and faculty across the nation.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio speaking at an event in June.

NYC Teachers and Principals Pressure Mayor de Blasio to Delay School Reopening

New York City public schools are set to reopen on Sept. 10. However, the city’s teachers, principals, and staff say schools are unprepared to reopen and are pressuring Mayor Bill de Blasio to delay the start of in-person instruction by several weeks.



As Schools Prepare to Reopen, Visual Communication Will be Critical

As Schools Prepare to Reopen, Visual Communication Will be Critical

As colleges and K-12 schools plan for classes this fall — online, in classrooms, or a hybrid of both — those that opt for some form of in-person instruction will need to deliver it safely, ever-mindful of the coronavirus that’s still present.

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COVID-19 is the Security Problem

If you’re planning on sending the kids back to school this fall, not so fast.

5 Ways to Create a Multifaceted Student Safety Approach

When second graders were given access to Gmail, and fourth graders to start using Google Drive, we knew that we also needed to ensure we were keeping kids safe in this new world that we introduced them to.

Getting Ready for K-12 Schools to Open

Getting Ready for K-12 Schools to Open

The COVID-19 virus has played havoc for schools of all types, and in every state opening schedules will be different. Public schools differ from private education facilities, campus officials taking into account the needs and safety of students, teachers and staff.

Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It

Pediatricians Say Kids Better Off in School — When It's Safe Again

The American Academy of Pediatrics joined with three education organizations to weigh in on the conversation regarding the return to school. Their perspective: Yes, children learn best when they're in the classroom; but only when it's safe to do so.

How to Keep COVID-19 from Negatively Impacting Learning Space Design

How to Keep COVID-19 from Negatively Impacting Learning Space Design

Here are five tips that all districts can use to reimagine the learning space design process in both the current environment, and in a post-COVID world.

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

NRF Calls on Retailers to Set Nationwide Mask Policy

The National Retail Federation issued the following statement encouraging all retailers to adopt a nationwide policy that requires customers to wear face coverings or masks to protect the health and well-being of customers, associates and partners during the coronavirus pandemic:

Who is Open, Who is Not

Who is Open, Who is Not

Plans to open schools were moving along quite nicely, until now. President Donald Trump and his advisors from the Education Department are pushing that schools open on time. The coronavirus might have other plans.

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