Monthly Archives: January 2021

Schools have played a key role in providing resources and support to families beyond the needs of students since the coronavirus pandemic hit in March. But what if we took that one step further and developed schools as community centers, providing resources and supports to neighborhood families from food to wellness checks? What if we…

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The Learning Counsel’s Digital Transition Survey 2020 found that most schools consider they are further along in digital transition than they actually are, and that they are missing basic understanding of just how far technology could take them in transformation. This is critical today because quarantines continue and there is talk of keeping shutdowns going…

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“Never let a good crisis go to waste,” so the saying goes. The education industry didn’t. In fact, many capitalized on it in 2020. School closures have forced people to not only rely more on digital tools in the short term, but also reimagine what education can be once it’s safe to return. If anything,…

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These 8 trends will impact schools in 2021… In the wake of an unprecedented and unpredictable 2020, the novel coronavirus pandemic has reshaped the K-12 landscape, shifting — and in some cases outright derailing — the trends guiding what 21st century education looks like. The nation’s public education system was forced to shift almost entirely…

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Join CASBO’s San Diego/Imperial Section for a day-long virtual workshop on a variety of topics created especially for busy school administrators. The February 4th workshop will have breakout sessions covering topics such as competitive recruiting strategies, federal funding purchasing requirements, and strategic budgets for child nutrition programs. Eric Hall, president of EH&A, will lead the…

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President-elect Joe Biden nominated San Diego Unified Superintendent Cindy Marten as his deputy secretary of education, the Biden administration announced Monday. Biden’s team cited San Diego Unified’s graduation rate and national test scores as reasons for her nomination Marten, who has led California’s second-largest school district of roughly 100,000 students since 2013, is expected to…

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Thirty-eight percent of employees in a new survey said they have experienced video call fatigue since the start of the pandemic. Like screen fatigue, the related challenge of employee burnout existed before the pandemic and may be getting worse during it. A reported overload of meetings has been a workplace problem for many years, one…

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