"We have to be clear-eyed about the wrongs and failings in our history. We also have to be equally clear-eyed about the value and the achievements."
"An ideological indoctrination program" aimed at "revolutionary mobilization," a critic says.
And how a "mystery shopper" program made sure students with disabilities were welcomed
The Education Exchange: Stanford Doctor Bendavid Says Lockdowns Don’t Reduce Coronavirus Spread Any More Than Less Restrictive Measures
"The downsides of keeping schools and colleges closed on kids have not been appreciated enough," he says.
"It's a little absurd to see hundreds of families from different states across the Eastern Seaboard descending on small rural Virginia towns to sit for college admissions tests."
"However schools are restarted, they have to be emphasizing student learning. It's not a matter of just how much distance there is between desks or whether everybody has an iPad, we have to really focus on the learning of students," says Eric Hanushek.
The Education Exchange: Student Achievement Growing More Rapidly in Charters Than District Schools, New Study Finds
From 2005 to 2017, biggest gains for African Americans