After school districts in Los Angeles and Chicago softened their policies to curb suspensions, teachers reported more disorder, and students reported feeling less safe. While reminding us that some kids need tremendous help, our public schools may not have the knowledge, skills and resources to provide it. So how should we move forward?
As we look toward reopening schools, it’s not just time for addressing an unprecedented learning loss crisis. It’s time for laying a policy foundation to enable schools to provide students with individualized learning experiences so they can thrive, says DA guest columnist Scott Muri.