On the Lens, we’re delving deeper into the stories our analysis of distance learning plans uncovers, including the nimble responses of some states and districts, the tools already available to states under the Every Student Succeeds Act, and lessons educators can learn from past crises about making up for learning losses.
According to a new analysis of state reopening plans by CRPE and Public Impact, states have largely ceded their role in defining how school systems must address the COVID-19 pandemic.
While many districts hope to delay the start of an eventual return to in-person instruction, at least the first few weeks of the 2020-21 school year promise to be a return to remote learning.
With public health concerns mounting, a growing number of school districts in our nationwide review have shifted their fall plans and are now on track to begin the year fully remote.
What Will It Take to Reopen Schools Amid the Pandemic? 5 Experts Weigh In on Learning Loss and Students’ Needs
We asked 5 experts: How can parents and policymakers know whether schools are making up for lost learning and addressing individual needs?