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COVID-19 Post Secondary Resources and Tools
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With the global spread of the COVID-19 virus generating public concern, OneGoal continues its commitment to support young people's plans for a successful post-secondary transition. OneGoal's vision is that every young person will have an equitable opportunity to achieve their highest post-secondary aspiration. Below you will find a list of resources that you should share with teachers, guidance counselors, parents, and students themselves. For more information, please visit our website. https://www.onegoalgraduation.org/
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Post Secondary Planning (College Admissions and Financial Aid)
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ACCEPTACCEPT Group-Updated List of Colleges That Have Changed Their Deposit DeadlinesStudents and Parentshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1RIlDMwtaOmudGxMuZsuEfjDW_wH89A_v6EHza5K5HtU/preview?fbclid=IwAR1oBOcFx__Y3HFSZljCqXiA84I14QxU0Ephr1U4219uQHBZKu4SuVZYAbo
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ACTACT has rescheduled its April national and international tests in response to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). All students registered for April test dates will receive an email from ACT informing them of the postponement and instructions for free rescheduling to June or a future test dateJuniors and Seniorshttps://www.act.org/content/act/en/covid19.html
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CappexWe're working hard to gather the latest information and news to help prospective students navigate the admissions process amid these unique circumstances. Please help us provide the most accurate information regarding your institution's admission process changes.Juniors and Seniorshttps://www.cappex.com/covid-19-coronavirus-college-admissions-student-resource-center
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CollegeBoardNon-profit that connects students with college access resources. Connecting students to free SAT prep materials and up-to-date information on SAT test rescheduling after COVID-19 cancellations. All Studentshttps://pages.collegeboard.org/collegeboard-covid-19-updates
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CollegeBoardStudent Access to Remote AP Learning and AssessmentsJuniors and Seniorshttps://collegeboard.tfaforms.net/74
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College GreenlightFree online resource to help students find scholarships and search for college informationAll Studentshttps://www.collegegreenlight.com/
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College Success FoundationCollege Success Foundation provides a unique integrated system of supports and scholarships to inspire underserved, low-income students to finish high school, graduate from college and succeed in life.Districtshttps://news.collegesuccessfoundation.org/covid-19-resources-for-students-and-families/
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FairTestList of Test Optional Colleges and Universities for 2020Juniors and Seniorshttps://www.fairtest.org/university/optional
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Inside Higher EdArticle outlining various college admissions office responses to COVID-19, such as waiving ACT/SAT requirements and waiving enrollment/seat deposits. Students are encouraged to contact specific college admissions offices to ask for the benefits described in this article. K-12 Studentshttps://www.insidehighered.com/admissions/article/2020/03/30/coronavirus-leads-many-colleges-including-some-are-competitive-go-test
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International College CounselorsTop Tips for High School Juniors: A personal college advisor can provide the individualized attention any student needs to properly tackle the graduate or undergraduate college admission process.Juniors https://internationalcollegecounselors.com/six-tips-for-college-bound-high-school-juniors/
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Khan AcademyFree age-appropriate sample daily schedules, K-12 math content, additional subjects for many grades, SAT-prep. Juniorshttps://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040167432-How-can-Khan-Academy-be-used-for-remote-learning-during-school-closures-
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Method Test PrepWith the next ACT and SAT exams canceled until June, it gives students more time to prepare for the exam. To fill the gap, we've again partnered with Method Test Prep to offer a 50% discount. Have your students save $98 by going to https://www.methodtestprep.com/online-sat-act-program/ref/collegeraptor/?campaign=Self-PacedEmail and using promo code "FUTURE" at checkout.Juniors and Seniorshttps://www.methodtestprep.com/classes/
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NACACOffering a new tool that compiles campus admission changes due to the coronavirus crisis from more than 900 institutions. Also offering a tool that shows how transcript and other college admission services are impacted when schools close.Parents; K-12 Studentshttps://www.nacacnet.org/news--publications/newsroom/college-admission-status-coronavirus/
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NCANFree FAFSA completion tools. Parents; K-12 Studentshttps://formyourfuture.org/
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National Association for Student Financial Aid AdministratorsNational Updates, Articles, Webinars and Podcast Episodes about Federal Student Aid and its response to COVID-19. Includes topics of FERPA, current college students studying abroad, student emergency funds, Q&A, and more. There's a ton here to explore.Juniors and Seniorshttps://www.nasfaa.org/covid19
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Student Federal AidWe at the U.S. Department of Education (ED) office of Federal Student Aid are actively monitoring the new coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak.The president signed the CARES Act into law, which, among other things, provides broad relief for federal student loan borrowers. Below we have answered questions about several provisions of the Act.Post-secondary staff; Students and Familieshttps://studentaid.gov/announcements-events/coronavirus
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SATWe know students are anxious about how the coronavirus crisis will affect their college application process, including taking the SAT. We’re committed to being flexible and innovative to give all students opportunities to test as soon as the situation allowsJuniors and Seniorshttps://pages.collegeboard.org/sat-covid-19-updates
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The Hope CenterColleges and universities across the United States and around the world are scrambling to keep their students, faculty, and staff healthy, safe, and educated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Post-secondary staffhttps://hope4college.com/supporting-students-during-covid19/
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YOUVisitFree virtual campus tour platform that allows students and families to tour hundreds of colleges and universitiesJuniorshttps://www.youvisit.com/collegesearch/
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Tools
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AdobeFree Creative Cloud tools offered to students through May 31, 2020K-12 Studentshttps://helpx.adobe.com/enterprise/kb/covid-19-education-labs.html
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Charter SpectrumFree broadband and wifi for new customers with K-12 students for 60 daysFamilieshttps://corporate.charter.com/newsroom/charter-to-offer-free-access-to-spectrum-broadband-and-wifi-for-60-days-for-new-K12-and-college-student-households-and-more
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ComcastIncreasing speeds for internet for low-income families and offering new customers internet essential services for 60 days for freeFamilies
www.internetessentials.com
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Google HangoutsVirtual Classrooms free for anyone with access to google suiteK-12 Schoolshttps://www.blog.google/outreach-initiatives/education/distancelearning-covid19
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ZoomFree video conferencing tools for schools K-12K-12 Schools
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Content/Curriculum
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Age of LearningFree access to ABC Mouse, Adventure Academy and Reading IQ; Redeem with code: School7771K-8 Parents, Teachershttps://www.ageoflearning.com/schools
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BrainPOPFree access through the end of the year. Multiple subjects and grade levelsK-12 Students, Educators, Parentshttps://www.brainpop.com/
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CommonLitFree ELA resources for grades 3-12, including curated mini units and texts that teachers can assign students3-12 Parents, Teachers, Districtshttps://blog.commonlit.org/free-resources-to-support-teleschool-plans-covid-19-5b3955333e05
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Curriculum AssociatesFree printable at home packets and online iReady Math and Reading contentK-8 schools, parentshttps://www.curriculumassociates.com/supporting-students-away-from-school
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Discovery EducationOnline K-12 curriculum; free of charge through end of yearK-12 Schoolshttps://www.discoveryeducation.com/coronavirus-response/
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Dreambox LearningFree 90 day subscription for parents; includes 2000 math lessons adapted to individual student needsK-8 Parentshttps://www.dreambox.com/at-home
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Eureka Math, Wit & Wisdom, PhD ScienceFree recorded daily lessons of K-12 Eureka Math, K-8 Wit & Wisdom, 3-5 PhD Science starting Wed. 3/18. Many printable downloadable resourcesK-12 Schools, parentshttps://greatminds.org/resources
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Khan AcademyFree age-appropriate sample daily schedules, K-12 math content, additional subjects for many grades, SAT-prep. A free webinar for parents on Wed, March 18, at 8:00 pm ET/5:00 pm PT. Recording for those who can not attend.K-12 parents, educators, and studentshttps://khanacademy.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360040167432-How-can-Khan-Academy-be-used-for-remote-learning-during-school-closures-
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Learning A-Z (Raz-Kids, Headsprout)Free through end of year; engaging online materials for 29 reading levels; interactive features and quizzes. Includes material for english language learnersK-6 parents, teachershttps://www.learninga-z.com/
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NewselaOnline curriculum, offering free access to entire suite for remainder of the year, including social-emotional learningK-12 Schools, parentshttps://newsela.com/about/distance-learning/
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PBS Parents can sign up the PBS Kids daily newsletter with tips and activities to use a wealth of free resources from PBSParents of children ages 2-8https://www.pbs.org/parents/
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QuillFree interactive online tools to help students in grades 3-12 with writing and grammar. 3-12 parents, teachers, schoolshttps://www.quill.org/
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Scholastic Learn at HomeDay-by-day projects to keep kids reading and learning at homeK-12 parents, teachershttp://teacher.scholastic.com/education/
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ST MathFree access through June 30. Web-based visual instructional program that leads to deep conceptual understanding of math.K-8 parents, teachers, schoolshttps://www.stmath.com/coronavirus
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Zearn MathAll curriculum is free during coronovirus school closures. Resource center with instructions to orient teachers, caregivers, and kids to using Zearn.K-5 Schools, parentshttps://about.zearn.org/distance-learning
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Guides/Compilations
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Amazing Educational ResourcesExtensive crowd sourced list of free resources (quality not vetted by NewSchools)K-12 parents, teachershttp://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/
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BrightworksDistance Learning Plan (this is for the specific school, but may be helpful for school leaders to use as a model)K-12 Leadership TeamsDistance Learning Plan
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Chiefs for ChangeResource list from State and District AgenciesK-12 System Leadershttps://chiefsforchange.org/responding-to-the-coronavirus/
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edmentumFree resources and webinars for how to support your students during school closuresK-12 Educatorshttps://www.edmentum.com/
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EdmodoOnline learning platform that has a free subscription through end of year. Have also provided a covid-19 learning toolkit.K-12 Educatorshttps://go.edmodo.com/distancelearning/
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EdNavigatorTips for parents for supporting learning at homeParentshttps://www.ednavigator.com/resources/how-should-parents-prepare-for-coronavirus-school-closures-and-getting-anything-done
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Education WeekA downloadable guide for schoolsK-12 Schoolshttps://www.edweek.org/ew/section/multimedia/responding-to-coronavirus-downloadable-guide-for-schools.html
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GreatSchoolsAdvice for parents and curated resources for all ages and grades, multiple subjectsParentshttps://www.greatschools.org/gk/coronavirus-school-closure-support/
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Instruction PartnersA comprehensive hub for planning for COVID-19 remote instructionK-12 school and system leadershttps://instructionpartners.org/covid-19-resource-hub-overview
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ISTE/EdSurgeWeekly Friday webinars starting March 13K-12 Educatorshttps://events.edsurge.com/webinars/understanding-the-impact-of-coronavirus-on-k-12-education/
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LearnPlatformFree services to districts and states to help inventory ed tech products, identify gaps and communicate with teachers and families. They are also compiling a list of ed tech offers of support.Schools, districts and stateshttps://learnplatform.com/blog/edtech-management/covid19
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NEAGreat blog with ideas and advice for educators and parents for moving to virtual learningK-12 educators and parentshttp://neatoday.org/2020/03/16/resources-for-online-learning-during-school-closures/
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One SchoolhouseBest practice in moving to distance learningK-12 Educatorshttps://www.oneschoolhouse.org/covid-19.html
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Pace StrategiesWilling to provide pro-bono communications support to schoolsK-12 Leadership Teamshttps://pacestrategies.org/
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Policy Innovators in EducationRapid Response document with lots of tipsK-12 Educatorshttps://pie-network.org/article/rapid-response-coronavirus/
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StanfordTeaching effectively during times of disruptionK-12 Educatorshttps://docs.google.com/document/d/1ccsudB2vwZ_GJYoKlFzGbtnmftGcXwCIwxzf-jkkoCU/mobilebasic
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TNTPList of online resources for remote learning and tips for educators and parentsK-12 Educatorshttps://tntp.org/blog/post/resources-for-learning-at-home-when-schools-close
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TNTPOffering a limited number of free planning sessions for school leaders to think through content, staff training plans, and schedulesK-12 Leadership Teamswww.tntp.org
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Food/Housing/Health
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Benefits.govState-by-state listing of unemployment assistance available in response to COVID-19. Familieshttps://www.benefits.gov/categories/Unemployment%20Assistance
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Benefits.govState-by-state listing of healthcare and medical assistance available in response to COVID-19Familieshttps://www.benefits.gov/categories/Healthcare%20and%20Medical%20Assistance
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CalmMeditation and calming music mobile app offering free content to promote mental health during the COVID-19 crisis.Families; Educators; Leadership Teamshttps://www.calm.com/blog/take-a-deep-breath
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DoYogaWithMe.comVariety of free yoga fitness videos for all skill levels from beginner to advanced. Families; Educators; Leadership Teamshttps://www.doyogawithme.com/
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Fitness BlenderFree workout videos and fitness programs. Families; Educators; Leadership Teamshttps://www.fitnessblender.com/workouts-programs
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FitOnYouTube channel offering a variety of free workout videos. Also available through the Apple and Google app stores. Families; Educators; Leadership Teamshttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8lu7lA1CyFQ9EavhThSsdQ
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HeadspaceMeditation mobile app offering free content to promote mental health during the COVID-19 crisis. Available in multiple languages.Families; Educators; Leadership Teamshttps://www.headspace.com/covid-19
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USDAState-by-state listing of nutritional assistance programs available in response to COVID-19. Familieshttps://www.fns.usda.gov/disaster/pandemic/covid-19/snap-waivers-flexibilities
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U.S. Department of Health & Human ServicesLow Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) assists families with energy costs, such as home energy bills and home weatherization costs. Familieshttps://www.acf.hhs.gov/ocs/programs/liheap/about
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Hope for College. Sara Goldrick-RabBEYOND THE FOOD PANTRY: Supporting #RealCollege Students During COVID19Advisorshttps://hope4college.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/BTFP_SupportingStudentsDuringCOVID19_v2_Final.pdf
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AdmitHubCommunications web-bot to support the educational community and government institutions during the Coronavirus pandemic, we are offering free access to the AdmitHub platform so you can provide clear, immediate answers about the pandemic.Postsecondary Staff; District Leadershttps://learn.admithub.com/content-covid19support/
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Audible Free audiobook stories for children are being offered for as long as schools are closed in connection with COVID-19. Content available in 6 different languages. K-12 Studentshttps://stories.audible.com/start-listen
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Screen CastifyCreate short 5 minute videos for free. This also gives you the ability to trim the video, record your screen and use a webcam, and automatically saves to your Google Drive making it even easier for you to share with your Fellows on Google Classroom. K-12 Teachershttps://www.screencastify.com/
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TechSmith An online platform that allows you to record videos is offering free services until June 2020 to anyone who needs them. No time restrictions. K-12 Teachershttps://discover.techsmith.com/remote-techsmith/
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