Bree Dusseault

Bree Dusseault is principal at the Center on Reinventing Public Education, supporting its analysis of district and charter responses to COVID-19. Bree previously served as executive director of Green Dot Public Schools Washington, executive director of pK-12 Schools for Seattle Public Schools, researcher at CRPE, and was a principal and teacher. She serves on the boards of Teach For America Washington and City Year South King County and is a Pahara-Aspen fellow. She earned her BA in economics from Dartmouth College and a Masters in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

Recovery for U.S. Students in 2021: What Schools and Districts Can Do to Make Up for Lost Learning Time

We propose six principles, some of which districts are already applying, to ensure students experience a positive, healthy, and restorative schooling experience this year.

A Roadmap to Kick-Start Recovery in 2021: Six Principles for Summer Learning and Beyond

This paper presents school districts with six principles of summer learning that can guide pandemic recovery and planning for the summer, fall, and beyond.

Aug 23 2021

Bree Dusseault is quoted on school reopening plans in Chalkbeat.

Aug 5 2021

Bree Dusseault is quoted in The New York Times on how school districts are communicating their plans to families ahead of the new school year.

Jun 17 2021

Bree Dusseault is featured in HGSE's magazine with ideas to rethink attendance.

May 31 2021

Bree Dusseault is quoted in the Seattle Times on lessons learned from a year of remote schooling.

May 13 2021

Bree Dusseault is quoted in The 74 on why some families are not choosing the option to return to in-person learning.

Aug 30 2021

This week, more districts are tightening health precautions and clarifying quarantine procedures.

Aug 23 2021

Details are still emerging about how districts plan to manage the interruptions as students, or some entire classes or grades, miss days or even weeks of school because of exposure to COVID-19.

Jul 15 2021

Our review finds few plans, at least so far, to invest stimulus funding in ways that will address long-term systemic challenges.

Apr 29 2021

We believe there are at least four reasons the $123 billion American Rescue Plan (ARP) stimulus funding could go wildly awry.

Apr 12 2021

With access to vaccination, teachers and principals can focus more on academic recovery and serve as highly trusted messengers to families.