Education

Resource: ED's COVID-19 Guidance and Resources

The Department of Education has created a webpage to house COVID-19 ("Coronavirus") information and resources for schools and school personnel.

Resource: Broad Flexibilities for States to Cancel Testing During National Emergency

Upon a proper request, the Department of Education will grant a waiver to any state that is unable to assess its students due to the ongoing national emergency, providing relief from federally mandated testing requirements for this school year.

Resource: UPDATED COVID-19 Guidance for School Settings

CDC’s Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) updated Guidance for School Settings is based on what is currently known about the transmission and severity of coronavirus disease and will be updated as needed and as additional information becomes available.

Resource: Statistics in Schools

The U.S. Census Bureau provides free classroom materials across multiple subjects for students in pre-K through 12th grade.

Resource: Updated College Scorecard

This newly-updated tool provides students and families with information to guide their college search and compare their options.

Listening Session: What Big Decisions are Youth Facing Today?

Twenty-one young people shared the important decisions in their lives, including the people who support them and resources they use to make decisions. 

Resource: Pregnancy Assistance Fund (PAF) Program Videos

Two new videos highlight the PAF, a program that supports expectant and parenting teens, women, fathers, and families.

Yasmine

We spoke with Yasmine at the AIR studio in August 2018.

Yasmine is 24 years old. She founded and currently leads ScholarCHIPS to provide support to youth who have an incarcerated parent and reduce the shame and stigma. As the child of an incarcerated parent, she believes in empowering youth to reach their potential through mentorship and guidance.