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K-12 Education and COVID-19: Leveraging Resources You Can Use Right Now

Published: 18 March 2020

ID: G00723239

Analyst(s): Kelly Calhoun Williams


K-12 Education organizations are facing an extraordinary crisis as schools are closed across regions and entire countries. K-12 CIOs must marshall resources to deliver digital learning options where possible. This video shares ideas for using existing or readily available resources to help.


K-12 Education is undergoing its own unique crisis in the context of the global crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. Though it’s easy to assume organizations will simply “move to online learning,” the task is much more complex than it seems, and most K-12 organizations lack the capacity to make that transition, in some cases even partially. Given the circumstances, this video offers some ideas of resources that are already accessible (or easily could be) to help provide access to digital learning opportunities in places where at least some digital options are possible.

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