As many school districts reopen virtually, the opportunity gap widens for students living in poverty
Students in the highest-poverty school systems can’t afford to wait for instruction to go back to “normal.”
Twenty-three states plus the District of Columbia provide no clear public health criteria to guide reopening decisions.
The challenges and successes of the schools we spoke to teed up some important lessons for anyone hoping to launch a new school amid the disruptions of the pandemic.
Do district central offices need to seize more control, or can they empower school leaders to meet community needs?
Our latest review of reopening plans for 18 leading charter school organizations shows they are strengthening curriculum offerings and modifying schedules to better serve students.
As the Black Lives Matter movement is teaching us, practices can be racist and undermine equity even if well-intentioned people follow them.