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Inside Philanthropy: As Students and Schools Struggle With Remote Learning, Local Funders Shift K-12 Priorities

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Inside Philanthropy

Inside Philanthropy: Thurs, 30 April 2020: The New York Community Trust has raised more than $95 million for its NYC COVID-19 Response & Impact Fund. It has made grants to Urban Assembly, a network of middle schools and high schools, to provide students hardware, and Teaching Matters, a content developer that helps teachers identify and use quality online resources.

CBS New York: Coronavirus Update: Mayor Says Schools To Remain Closed For Rest Of Academic Year, Governor Says Not So Fast

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CBS New York: Sat, 11 April 2020: Some teachers and representatives say getting mixed messages from politicians is unfortunate, but right now, they’re dealing with the day-to-day and week-to-week stresses of remote learning, so they can’t focus on that. Lynette Guastaferro is the CEO of Teaching Matters, a nonprofit group that supports teachers with free online lesson plans.