Lisa Chu is a research assistant at the Center on Reinventing Public Education. She previously served as the Paul T. Hill Policy Fellow during her graduate studies. Prior to joining CRPE, Lisa worked for Project Tomorrow, a nonprofit organization that helps school administrators evaluate and develop student programs. Lisa holds a BA in Economics and Sociology from the University of California, Irvine, and an MPA from the University of Washington.
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.