Remote Workforce - A StateScoop and EdScoop Special Report

Since state and local governments began sending their workers home earlier this year — and universities began closing their campuses — studying and working from home has become the norm.

When the COVID-19 pandemic is over, the remote workforce will be remembered as one of the period’s hallmarks. But even before then, there are lessons to be gleaned from the rapid transition that has already begun transforming the technologies, policies and cultures of public sector workplaces.

Editorial coverage by StateScoop and EdScoop reporters reveals how IT officials in state and local government — and technology leaders in higher education — are responding to and thinking about the many challenges accompanying the remote workforce.