Special ed students face challenges with distance learning

Tera Lambert

By Michael Thomas Medill Reports COVID-19 distance learning is putting a strain on special education students. Middle school teacher Tera Lambert says it can be almost impossible at times. “They like that interaction. That one on one is what keeps them going,” Lambert said. The California Department of Education has posted helpful guidelines for families […]

Amid skyrocketing unemployment, medical students report to frontline

Brittney Justice at her white coat ceremony

By Jenny Ly Medill Reports More figures released from the Labor Department last Thursday shows the country still heading toward alarming economic conditions, as the new running total amounts to over 36.5 million Americans filing for unemployment claims. While unemployment is soaring to historic records, it seems as though only one category has job security: […]

COVID-19: Stories from across America

By Dave Peck Medill Reports In this May 10-17 special report, COVID-19: Stories from across America, Medill Reports looks at how the global pandemic is affecting local businesses, athletes, and public policy across the country. From Texas to Michigan, Connecticut to Florida, and everywhere in between, find out how the coronavirus is changing the way […]