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Girl working alone in a hall

States Grapple with Standardized Testing during Pandemic

“Teaching without testing is talking”
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Ethnic Studies in California

An unsteady jump from college campuses to K-12 classrooms
Protesters calling for Boston schools to keep the admissions exam in place for exam schools rally outside of Boston Latin School in Boston on October 18, 2020.

Exam-School Admissions Come Under Pressure amid Pandemic

Efforts to change selective admissions policies fuel parent activism
United States President Joe Biden signs executive order on Covid-19 during his first minutes in the Oval Office, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021.

Condition Covid Aid on Opening Schools

Or else let funding flow directly to parents
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Statewide Assessments in 2021

An essential lens or a fruitless imposition?
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A Post-Covid Case for Classroom Cameras

When the pandemic ends, let’s keep teachers’ cameras on
A student applies hand sanitizer at the entrance of a school

How Boston-Area Catholic Schools Opened for In-Person Learning Amid the Pandemic

“Forming the souls of children requires us to be physically present with them,” says superintendent, as “public school refugees” add to enrollments
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The Top 20 Education Next Articles of 2020

Race and the pandemic dominate the discussion

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