Teachers union survey quantifies mental toll from remote learning

Those having the worst time are working on hybrid schedules, with students learning both in-person and from home at the same time, Education Minnesota found.

Union president Denise Specht said in a statement that schools should take any unnecessary tasks off teachers’ plates and stop requiring them to teach students in multiple places at once.

“That arrangement may have seemed like a good idea in August, but it’s not working in October and it may drive out hundreds of teachers by May,” she said.

29% ‘thinking about quitting’

The union said the online survey fielded 9,723 responses between Sept. 23 and Oct. 5. About 83% were teachers, with school nurses, counselors and aides also responding.

Overall, 29%t said they were “thinking about quitting or retiring.”

“Our public schools won’t function if thousands of educators burn out and leave. It’s time to adjust,” Specht said.

However, retirements since May actually are

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Teacher survey says pandemic has deepened school inequities

Nearly 2,000 teachers answering a union survey say funding inequities between school districts have worsened with the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardizing the safety of students and staff and widening the technology gap.

Released on Tuesday, the Connecticut Education Association survey found teachers in large poorly funded school districts are more likely to report shortages in cleaning supplies, personal protective equipment and learning resources.

Of particular concern, the union says, is the apparent lack of tools to properly engage students who are learning from home instead of the classroom.

“We are witnessing a broader awareness of inequities in our school districts and the dire consequences that come with them,” said CEA President Jeff Leake. “These issues are most severe in our lowest-performing school districts. We must demand changes in policies, programs and practices that condone or ignore unequal justice and hinder student success.”

The survey collected 1,935 responses, including 571 from teachers

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TIMES SCHOOL ONLINE EDUCATION SURVEY 2020

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The objective of this survey was to rank the top schools in Pune in terms of online education. The study had one major module i.e Factual survey, which was further followed by Desk Research, Data Collection, Analysis of Data & Final Rankings

COVID19 has led to a change from traditional chalk-board pedagogy to the digital learning approach.

Educational institutions in Pune are ensuring ‘learning never stops’ amid COVID-19 with virtual classes. This not only enables teachers and students to connect over video-enabled remote classrooms but also provides a host of interactive and collaborative tools on a single platform.

We at Times Group believe schools have played an important role in educating the students in their best way possible amidst lockdown and hence we take this opportunity to felicitate such schools of Pune. This will be a way to recognize the best schools in various categories.

Times School Online Education Survey

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Survey shows liberals, conservatives worried about sharing opinions at UNL | Education

To provide context to the scores, the College Free Speech Rankings include anonymous anecdotes from students about times they felt they could voice their opinions on campus.

The responses include a wide array of situations and opinions on campus.

“A professor strongly implied that everyone who votes for Trump is a racist,” wrote one student. “I felt that I could not say anything to challenge that idea because I would get smeared as a racist for doing so.”

“I think our students are relatively conservative, so I am nervous to criticize Donald Trump, especially in front of the ‘country’ boys,” another wrote.

The results of the College Free Speech Rankings provide some contrast with a climate survey done by the university two years ago after UNL was embroiled in a campus free speech incident.

A survey of students, employees and alumni from across the NU system conducted by Gallup found

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Remote learning survey: Parents think remote learning going well, teachers disagree | Education

The teacher response was higher, about 48%.

LPS officials said the response rate is typical for surveys regularly given to parents, and enough from which to draw some conclusions, including that a majority of parents feel remote learning is going well.

“Generally, people with strong feelings about these things are the ones more likely to respond,” said Matt Larson, LPS associate superintendent of instruction. “We can certainly, I think, come to the conclusion that for the majority of parents, they perceive remote learning is working well for them at this time.”

A majority of parents — between 78% and 65% of the 3,326 parents who responded — agreed or strongly agreed that their student’s remote learning was going well so far. The highest percentages were with grades 2-5 and high school students doing remote learning full-time.



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Teachers’ responses told a different story: Just 38% to 41% felt remote learning was

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Distance Learning Has 76% of Parents Worried About Their Child’s Safety, New Survey Finds

Three-quarters of American parents are more worried than ever about their child’s online safety due to distance learning, according to new research.



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As children return to their classrooms virtually, a new survey asked 2,000 parents of school-aged children in the U.S. about the learning curves they’re experiencing alongside their children this school year and the worries that come with them.

Results revealed 76% of respondents are worried about their child’s online safety while distance learning – with 41% strongly agreeing with this sentiment.

Commissioned by Lightspeed Systems, which offers online safety and analytics solutions, and conducted by OnePoll, the survey found 84% of parents whose child uses a school-issued device for distance learning (approximately 1,000 respondents) have had to learn how to use it alongside their child.



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Houston Health Department’s COVID-19 antibody testing survey

The Houston Health Department announced a testing survey to understand how many people in the city were previously infected with the coronavirus.

HOUSTON — The Houston Health Department on Wednesday announced a COVID-19 antibody testing survey to better understand the spread of the virus in the city.

The survey, in collaboration with the CDC, Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, will identify people previously infected with COVID-19 by the presence of antibodies, proteins the body’s immune system makes to fight infections. Antibody testing does not replace oral or nasal swab viral testing that looks for current COVID-19 infection.

Dr. David Persse, Houston Health Authority, said teams of HHD employees and and Houston Fire Department paramedics will visit randomly selected homes across the city. These teams will ask household members to answer survey questions and provide a blood sample.

Phase 1 is set to take place Sept. 8 to Sept.

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The Rising Gen Z Tide: Barnes & Noble Education Survey Finds 94% of Currently and Soon-to-Be Registered College Students Plan to Vote in 2020

BASKING RIDGE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced findings from Conversations with Gen Z®: The 2020 Election Report, Second Edition. Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights™, the report looks at the attitudes and perspectives of Gen Z college students across the U.S. as they plan for the 2020 presidential election. The 2020 Election Report, First Edition, was released in June 2019.

Early and Mail-in Voting Lead with Gen Z Students

This year’s report shows that, while the majority (94%) of registered and soon-to-be registered Gen Z students plan to vote, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a notable impact on how and why they plan to do so. One third (32%) of surveyed students report feeling nervous about voting in-person due to COVID-19, and more than half (60%) say they plan to vote early or by

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The Rising Gen Z Tide: Barnes & Noble Education Survey Finds 94% of Currently and Soon-to-Be Registered College Students Plan to Vote in 2020 | Region

BASKING RIDGE, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sep 23, 2020–

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced findings from Conversations with Gen Z®: The 2020 Election Report, Second Edition. Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights ™, the report looks at the attitudes and perspectives of Gen Z college students across the U.S. as they plan for the 2020 presidential election. The 2020 Election Report, First Edition, was released in June 2019.

Early and Mail-in Voting Lead with Gen Z Students

This year’s report shows that, while the majority (94%) of registered and soon-to-be registered Gen Z students plan to vote, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a notable impact on how and why they plan to do so. One third (32%) of surveyed students report feeling nervous about voting in-person due to COVID-19, and more than half (60%) say they plan to vote early

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Barnes & Noble Education Survey Finds 94% of Currently and Soon-to-Be Registered College Students Plan to Vote in 2020

Nearly Half Inspired by Recent Events Such as the Pandemic and Black Lives Matter Protests

Barnes & Noble Education, Inc. (NYSE: BNED), a leading solutions provider for the education industry, today announced findings from Conversations with Gen Z®: The 2020 Election Report, Second Edition. Conducted by Barnes & Noble College Insights™, the report looks at the attitudes and perspectives of Gen Z college students across the U.S. as they plan for the 2020 presidential election. The 2020 Election Report, First Edition, was released in June 2019.

Early and Mail-in Voting Lead with Gen Z Students

This year’s report shows that, while the majority (94%) of registered and soon-to-be registered Gen Z students plan to vote, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a notable impact on how and why they plan to do so. One third (32%) of surveyed students report feeling nervous about voting in-person due to COVID-19, and more than

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