Tracking National and State Discussions About Reopening Schools, Addressing Learning Loss, and the State of Education Following the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have seen educators, advocates, experts, and policymakers shift their projects and priorities. We have been tracking discussions about learning loss, plans for reopening schools, district and state decision-making regarding these plans, and the effect that widespread school closures will continue to have on educational equity.
The Collaborative has been intentional about communicating these conversations to our audiences and creating a space to foster actionable discussion as states and districts make plans to reopen schools for the 2020-21 school year.
In this spirit, we have created a new newsletter, the COVID Slide Quick Sheet, which launched in early June.
The COVID Slide Quick Sheet collects and shares news updates from the district, state, and national levels as all stakeholders continue to work on developing safe, innovative plans to resume schooling and address learning loss. The tone of the COVID Slide Quick Sheet is factual, not commentary—though we hope to amplify what states and districts are doing to best support students and advance equity, accountability, and transparency.
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