Our first-of-its-kind analysis shows the amount of help states provide to schools varies widely in different parts of the country.
Even before the crisis, Summit already had systems and practices in place that allowed it to deliver individualized support to students.
Parents have always helped with take-home lessons for kids at home due to illness. But the expectation that parents will engage daily for a long time is new.
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.
Check-ins could help schools establish lines of communication, instill a sense of normalcy, and understand students’ needs.
Florida’s fast, fairly consistent rollout of remote learning highlights some unsung policy and leadership achievements that deserve more attention.