New reports point to ways states and district leaders can help turn crisis modes into long-term equity and innovation in schools.
New research suggests schools will need to target interventions differently to help students in different grades and subjects recover from pandemic disruption.
Pandemic Outbreaks Are Inevitable. What Should Superintendents Do When Kids and Teachers Start Getting Sick?
Regardless of whether schools open with full-time in-person classes or a hybrid model, their success in preventing a new outbreak of COVID-19 will depend on their capacity to quickly find and isolate those who come to school sick, find new studies.
The American Academy of Pediatrics reports COVID-19 cases among children nearly doubled in four weeks, as reopening schools in multiple states are forced to isolate hundreds of students.
School leaders won't have a clear answer before they must make decisions for this fall despite new studies and findings from reopenings in other countries.
A Louisiana law requiring students to complete an application for federal financial aid in order to graduate high school almost entirely closed the gap in college aid applications between students at low- and high-poverty schools.
Racial differences in parents' concerns for the next school year highlight ways schools may need to target reopening plans, according to new nationally representative survey data.
Amid a flurry of recent health-related guidance for schools in how to reopen without spreading COVID-19, a group of more than 200 education and policy researchers sent out an open letter on what research says about how schools can prevent a massive learning loss and educational inequity during the next year.
Student safety and wellness will still be an issue for school and district leaders even if they reopen remotely, as new federal data show.
School Reopening Plans Could Worsen Inequities. That's Why This Panel Prioritizes Some In-Person Classes
School leaders who gloss over equity issues when planning to reopen schools this fall risk exacerbating losses caused by this spring's coronavirus closures and worsening the pandemic's effect in hard-hit communities.