It would be a mistake to pave over the hundreds of community-based innovations in teaching, learning, childcare, and health and wellness that have sprung up around the country.
Experienced state and district leaders see dangers among the opportunities offered by the K–12 education stimulus funding.
We remain largely in the dark about what exactly students can expect to learn and what academic support they will receive for the rest of this challenging school year.
Recent survey data show growing support for in-person learning among Democrats, likely reflecting President Biden’s endorsement. More worrying, however, is that opinion remains deeply split along racial lines.
Community health, vaccination policies & local preference: How 100 districts are reopening after COVID-19 shutdowns
More than two-thirds of the 100 districts we reviewed are offering instruction fully or partially in person in February—nearly double the rate from just two months earlier.
We are honored to announce a set of grants to help school districts and their community partners launch learning hubs to support students this school year and to inform long-term change.
District and school leaders can no longer presume parents’ trust in schools, or forget that it must be constantly renewed during and after the pandemic.