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Restoring public education post-COVID

Paul Hill | Thu, 08/06/2020

During the pandemic, school districts must deal with uncertainty, not ignore it or take shots in the dark.

We reviewed 86 districts' reopening plans for the 2020-21 school year. Here's some of what we found

Sarah McCann, Bree Dusseault | Tue, 08/04/2020

For many students returning to class in the coming weeks, it will be back to school online.

States: It's not too late to guide districts on teaching and learning

States are dumping the instructional planning burden during an unprecedented modern pandemic onto teachers’ laps (or laptops).

District Responses to COVID-19 School Closures

This spring, more than 100,000 public schools across the country closed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

CRPE has made it our priority to rapidly provide ideas and evidence on how to best serve students. Our current analysis focuses on summer learning and planning for the 2020-21 school year.

Our researchers are continuously tracking how districts are approaching summer school and preparing for the start of the new year, including technology access, remote instruction, student support, and school operations. Through data collection and analysis, we’re working to help schools, districts, and states find solutions.