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Daily Archives: April 30, 2020

Academically Speaking, the ‘COVID Slide’ Could Be a Lot Worse Than You Think

Education Week:  “Education leaders are already bracing for a worse “summer slide” this year for students whose schools were shut down to curb the spread of coronavirus. But new research suggests the so-called coronavirus or “COVID slide” is going to be significantly worse. In one study out April 9 2020, Beth Tarasawa and Megan Kuhfeld, reasearchers… Continue Reading

The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Simulator

“The Coronavirus Disease 2019 Simulator (COVID-19 Simulator) is a tool to help policy makers decide how to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The tool evaluates the impact of different social-distancing interventions (by varying their intensity and timing) on reduction in the spread of coronavirus in 50 states and District of Columbia. The information presented… Continue Reading