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School officials at the state level say that summer is the time for conversations about what worked and what didn't work for students and teachers.
Learn the five key considerations educators should ask when responding to students' academic, behavioral, and social-emotional needs when school resumes.
Ithaca City School District Superintendent Luvelle Brown—who is examining the way forward in a series of equity webinars with education leaders—says the pandemic offers an opportunity for progress.
Many states could extend their suspensions of high-stakes school testing into the next year due to complications relating to the novel coronavirus.
School closures may widen the skills gap that results in some fifth-graders learning at a high school-level while students in the same class have yet to master third-grade content.
Colleges and universities dropping SAT and ACT scores in admissions may be the most positive development for equity in education during coronavirus, one higher ed advocate says.
With the "COVID-19 slide" likely to impact some students severely, administrators will have to assess learning loss and use the data to develop interventions.
Teachers need high-quality assessment data and the know-how to use it effectively to determine where their students will be this fall—particularly those facing the 'COVID Slide,' says DA guest columnist Jacob Bruno.
Postponement of SATs and ACTs, and the elimination of other standardized tests, shows their academic value has been overestimated, says one superintendent.
The three-day Academic Esports Conference features nearly 60 sessions with academic and esports experts who will address needs at both K-12 and higher education and offer strategies, guidance and best practices.
Reforms resulting from coronavirus closures might include blended learning where struggling students spend more time in classrooms while others take online classes.
National and districtwide school improvement and transformation plans can struggle when leadership doesn't accommodate the needs of individual schools, says Eric Kalenze.