We have a roundtable of experts to discuss how this pandemic has changed the way our teachers are teaching our students, how students and parents are adapting, and how to move forward in an unknown education process that no one has ever experienced before.
With us is Mark Weiker
and Lauren Sabo
from the Columbus, OH based law firm of Albeit Weiker, LLP
. Their primary purpose in practicing school law is to help make sure that all of Ohio's students have access to a quality education. We represent students, preschool through professional degrees.
We also have College Liftoff
's Aaron Greene
, Alexandra Greene
and Paige Chapman-Layland
at the roundtable.
3:00 - What is the responsibility of the parent to stay on track". What legally should the schools and school districts be providing? What can we, as parents, do so our students don't fall behind?
7:00 - How can the schools track what is learned efficiently? How can or will this be used to allow students to go to the next grade/graduate?
8:40 - What are the variables? From school to school?
12:20 - Parents aren't instructors, but are doing the best they can, but only so far. If your kids are struggling, how do parents get help? What accommodations are allowed for students?
20:20 - What are your recommendations to parents if their school is not accommodating?
32:15 - Can schools retain students during this pandemic situation? Can parents request retention of a grade?
38:25 - How can digital e-learning be done more efficiently? In a perfect world, what should this process look like? How do we improve what we are doing?
47:50 - How is college credit plus affected?
52:50 - With so many internships and job opportunities being cancelled this summer, how should students address this competitive situation?
57:05 - Should high school students go on college visits? What should students do now?
1:01:50 - ACT/SAT tests are in question. How should your student approach taking these tests?
During each episode, Aaron Greene, Founder and CEO at College Liftoff, and his staff of counselors help students and families reduce the cost of higher education, navigate the application process, and make well-rounded decisions by evaluating the modern metrics of education.
College Liftoff emerged from Aaron’s desire to help students learn to treat education like an investment, accounting for the career, academic, and financial factors that shape this decision. He has also forged a debt control calculation to set student loan debt limits for each student. College Liftoff opened its first office in Columbus, Ohio in May 2009.College Liftoff
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