‘It’s a Dimmer’: Governor Relaxes Orders as Mississippi Sees 280 New Cases

Governor Tate Reeves Facebook Live Safer-at-Home Order

On the day Mississippi recorded its second-biggest jump in COVID-19 cases so far, Gov. Tate Reeves announced plans to relax measures meant to curb the novel coronavirus’ spread, saying the economic pressure is too great. “This disease has not hit every American fairly, and the economic damage has not hit every American fairly,” Reeves said. […]

How To Reach Students Without Internet Access At Home? Schools Get Creative

As the coronavirus crisis shines a harsh light on the digital divide, districts must rely on offline methods of communication and instruction to reach students without internet access at home. A child works on her homework after school in Brooklyn, New York. The digital divide has spurred low-tech solutions to the distance learning schools are […]