"Unlike other crises—a hurricane, wildfire, earthquake, and worse, violence—there was no emergency plan, 'playbook,' or set of well-practiced drills for a global pandemic," says Stockton's superintendent, John Deasy.
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April 17, 2020
Hundreds of colleges have confirmed that they will continue to use AP scores as they have in the past, says the College Board's Trevor Packer.
April 16, 2020
Meant as a short-term relief measure, the federal CARES Act won't cover expenses for schools to recover from the COVID-19 crisis, says Georgetown economist Nora Gordon.
April 15, 2020
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April 14, 2020
I recently talked to Carissa Moffat Miller about how states are handling school shutdowns resulting from COVID-19.
April 13, 2020
I recently talked to Duncan Klussmann about the challenges coronavirus has presented for school system leaders.
April 10, 2020
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April 08, 2020
I recently talked to Nat Malkus about his new nationally representative survey that tracks school district responses to the coronavirus.
March 12, 2020
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