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    What Role Will Telehealth Play After COVID-19?

    Jan 22, 2021

    The use of telehealth services has increased during the pandemic. When policymakers evaluate telehealth policy going forward, they will need to consider whether telemedicine can improve care quality, reduce costs, increase access, or achieve some combination of these goals.

  • Nine year old student Jordan in his bedroom attending online school in Broward County, Florida, March 31, 2020, photo by Johnny Louis/Reuters

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    School District Leaders Indicate Online Instruction Will Outlast COVID-19. Here's What to Consider

    Jan 27, 2021

    Remote K–12 learning at scale is an unprecedented challenge for everyone involved. It can and would improve dramatically if educators, government, and philanthropy treated it as a work in progress, featuring evidence-based development of quality online curricula, continuous improvement, and engagement of teachers.

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