“There is just no substitute for students being with teachers as lessons are being taught.”
The “earliest possible return date” is pushed back, and our 50-state plus Washington, D.C., coronavirus school-closure infographic gets an update.
As schools across the country closed, Khan Academy, with the support of Bank of America, pushed to create daily learning schedules for students age 4-18 and expand access to its online resources for millions.
Not every test is entirely out of the question, even now.
A parent’s plan meets reality.
Expect more closures in fall 2020
“The more we can simplify things, the better.”
How teaching is like playing the piano
It’s time to waive the assessment requirements, everywhere and for everyone.
Benchmarking against other schools with similar demographics makes for fairer comparisons
Play nerf basketball. Watch Ted Talks.
“On account of the pestilence that occurred in this year, all the teachers of the boys are dead”
Rick talks with the CEO of Panorama Education, an ed-tech company whose college- and career-readiness tools are currently used each year in 11,500 schools.
Many courses will be poor substitutes for the originals
Balancing potential public health benefits against the cost of keeping parents away from work.
Threats to quality and innovation outweigh benefit of increased access.
Attending a KIPP school led to a 10-13 percentage point improvement in the likelihood of enrolling in college
The U.S. Civil Rights Commission’s 2019 report on Civil Rights enforcement includes vast amounts of data. But its capacious understanding of “enforcement” allows it to disguise key policy choices.
Democratic presidential candidate aims to boost low-income college access, end legacy admissions.
“It must be true, and it must be faithful to genuine moral values.”
Democratic presidential candidate gave more than $63 million to education causes in 2017, 2018.
Similar education policies, different New Hampshire primary outcomes
Shifting risk away from students, adding transparency
Janiyah Davis, meet Landel Shakespeare.
Before expecting to effectively shape policy in a world full of complexity and honest disagreement, learn about the world you want to change.