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Districts reported lower kindergarten enrollment in 2020-21, which means returning students could alter the traditional makeup of the early grades this fall.
Black high school students in a college residency course said they felt safer at home and could better focus on schoolwork away from the stress of racist environments.
The technology has enabled students to thrive and continue their learning while educators and educational institutions have also benefitted from the support these resources have offered.
Social justice education and teacher empowerment will play key roles as Madison Public Schools leverages stimulus funds to move past COVID.
The idea was simple: Replace the label for the student referred to as “at-risk” with the more positively framed “at-promise.”
Equity means every student should have access and opportunity at the right moment in their education to a physically, societally, socially, and emotionally safe environment.
Post-COVD buzzwords such as new normal, reimagined schools and transformation amount only to "tinkering at the edges," to a think tank focused on K-12 equity.
Integration may have had unintended consequences as a new study finds that Black students have not always benefited from attending racially balanced schools.
Fixing the inequities exposed in greater relief by COVID will require "bold steps" on culture, social-emotional growth and resources
Many educators are coming to recognize that the disruptions of COVID have thrown into sharp relief the need to assess students more equitably.
Students, particularly first-generation and low-income students, don't file for financial aid because they think they won’t qualify.