These 8 Basic Steps Will Let Us Reopen Schools
July 9, 2020 via The Atlantic – A former CDC director and two former secretaries of education outline the steps districts can take to safely reopen schools…
Supreme Court Hands Victory to School Voucher Lobby
July 7, 2020 via The Conversation – The Supreme Court’s recent decision that Montana cannot exclude religious schools from a small tax credit program could have consequences felt…
Pediatric Group Calls for Children to Return to Schools Despite Coronavirus
June 29, 2020 via US News – Do the academic and psychological benefits of returning children to schools outweigh the risks?
Schools Plan to Reopen as Federal Watchdog Finds Major Facility Problems
June 4, 2020 via US News – More than half of the 13,000 schools across the U.S. need major upgrades to basic systems.
With School Buildings Closed, Children’s Mental Health Is Suffering
May 14, 2020 via NPR – We need to re-balance the risks to children’s learning, emotional development, and mental health against the risks of spreading the coronavirus.
Why both left and right are knocking charter schools
March 9, 2020 via The Christian Science Monitor – For years, charter schools garnered uncommon bipartisan support, with boosters on both sides of the aisle promoting policies…
School District Borders Can Worsen Inequality. These Students Are Fighting for a Better Education
February 20, 2020 via Time – Sixty-six years after Brown v. Board of Education declared public school segregation unconstitutional, the boundary lines of American school districts still…
2 Big Teachers Unions Call For Rethinking Student Involvement In Lockdown Drills
February 11, 2020 via NPR – Almost all American schools conduct some form of active shooter safety drill, while parents increasingly report that students find them traumatic.