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.
Gaps in spring and summer planning can point districts to the critical issues they must attend to in the coming school year.
Parents we interviewed wondered what they could do this summer to compensate for the lack of social interaction.
For schools to have effective working relationships with parents as co-teachers, they must manage the teacher-family-student triangle more closely than in the past.
The teacher-parents we interviewed had important insights into the need to provide more clarity and support to families.