Bree Dusseault


Bree Dusseault is practitioner-in-residence 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.

Aug 21 2020

Bree Dusseault is quoted in Education Week on attendance tracking during the pandemic.

Aug 21 2020

Bree Dusseault is quoted in the Baltimore Sun about Maryland's start to the 2020 school year.

Aug 5 2020

Bree Dusseault is quoted by BBC News on widening gaps of inequality in education during the pandemic.

Jun 18 2020

Bree Dusseault is quoted in Education Week on learning loss amid COVID-19.

Jun 4 2020

Bree Dusseault is quoted in Education Week on school districts' plans for the summer amid COVID-19.

Jun 29 2020

Four months into COVID-19, and just weeks out from the new school year, very few districts in our database report concrete expectations for the  2020-21 school year. 

Jun 26 2020

Gaps in spring and summer planning can point districts to the critical issues they must attend to in the coming school year.

Jun 3 2020

Summer offers an opportunity for districts to begin addressing learning gaps that emerged this spring, as well as other needs—like social interaction and special education services—that were unmet while school buildings were closed.

May 15 2020

Nearly two months into our nationwide tracking effort, most of the 82 school districts we reviewed provide some form of instruction.

Apr 27 2020

Assuming districts’ attention will soon turn to commencement celebrations, summer learning, and fall contingency planning, it is not clear how much more progress will be made on remote learning this school year.