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Video: DeVos Talks Distance Learning, Testing Waivers and ‘Microgrants’ to Aid Student & Educator Innovation at Coronavirus Task Force Briefing

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos appeared at the White House coronavirus briefing Friday, addressing the waivers that have already been issued to 46 states concerning standardized tests, encouraging districts to urgently develop plans for distance learning, and surfacing a new proposal for “microgrants” that could aid both teachers and students in pursuing new methods and mechanisms for teaching and learning. We’ve recently covered some of these developments and the implications of school being shuttered for nearly half the school year; see all our coverage at The74Million.org/Coronavirus

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