NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 14, 2020 / Lumist, a leading North American education platform, announced nearly 10 million dollar Series A round financing by Matrix Partners China in December 2019.
Unions are battling Trump, Betsy DeVos and GOP leaders on how schools reopen, leaving little time to negotiate how to improve online learning.
The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades after the pandemic forced schools to close in March and cancelled standardized final exams that are a rite of passage for most British teens completing high school. Figures on Thursday showed that some 40% of students' grades - estimated by teachers based on children's academic performance - were marked down by an official algorithm meant to ensure that this year's results wouldn't be significantly higher than typical years.
Thousands of students with weakened immune systems fear they're being left behind at colleges that resume in-person classes without online options.
Cherokee County Schools gained national attention last week, when photos of maskless students went viral. Now, over 800 have been told to quarantine.