Assignment Education

Assignment: Education

Studies consistently show that successful schools lead to successful communities. That's why ABC 6 NEWS is committed to highlighting the challenges facing our local schools and the teachers and programs that are having a positive impact on student achievement.

Our ASSIGNMENT: EDUCATION reports will take an in-depth look at the many facets of education issues, innovations, and reforms that will better prepare students for careers of the future.

U of Louisiana-Lafayette mini-satellite zipping around Earth


List of area school districts back to school plans for 20-21

Teacher speaks out on feeling 'forced' to go back to the classroom

RPS parents advocate for students to return to class

City of Racine helping kids, families with technology for distance learning

Several area schools update return to learn plans

Iowa approves waivers to allow some schools to remain online

Grand Meadow Public Schools moving to distance learning
'Our kids are the sacrifices': Parents push schools to open
Schools & COVID-19: Maintaining the balance
US Rhodes Scholars chosen virtually for the 1st time
Convention centers, museums become classrooms amid pandemic
Some veteran teachers skip wave of pandemic-era retirements
Bonner Elementary School in Stewartville closed on Monday due to a COVID-19 positive case
Foreign students show less zeal for US since Trump took over
In video classes teachers parse clues to student wellbeing
Mentoring youth even more important in 2020 for Thompson
Stressed freshmen missing quintessential college experience
Iowa temporarily replaces 2 top Davenport school officials
MSHSL approves fall season for football, volleyball
Des Moines says no to governor’s demand for classroom return
Iowa reports 814 new coronavirus cases, 2 deaths on Sunday
Winona State University self-quarantines campus for 2 weeks
Teaming up to keep families fed
RPS families prepare to start school Wednesday
Senator Amy Klobuchar discusses the future of broadband
Survey: 64% of parents feel comfortable sending their students to school