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 new polls assessing the pandemic’s effects on families and schools.
On the critical importance of engaging students’ families while schools are closed.
Discussing school closures and English-learning students on the Highest Aspirations podcast.
On the educational and economic imperatives around early education policies.
On how schools’ expanding mission makes it more complicated to close them in an emergency.
On the inherent injustice of neighborhood schools.