On how data from the spring hints at how schools can better support English learners in the fall.
On new research studying open enrollment policies (and corresponding school lotteries) in Washington, DC.
On whether or not we can safely reopen schools in person this fall (most communities probably can’t).
On the end of our longstanding paradigm for improving schools.
On the impossibility of safely reopening schools without meaningfully reducing community spread of the coronavirus.
On the Trump administration’s threat to withhold federal education funding from schools that do not reopen for in-person instruction this fall.
On the precarity of working family economics…particularly during the pandemic.
On the recent Department of Education guidance for schools serving English learners via distance learning.
On district and charter schools working together.
Talking neighborhood schools and segregation with Tim DeRoche.