Many districts still lack consistent plans months into closures

Many districts still lack consistent plans months into closures

Dive Brief: A Center on Reinventing Public Education project tracking 82 school districts nationwide shows 33% still lack consistent expectations for teachers to deliver instruction, while half don’t require teachers to give students feedback, The 74 reports. The data shows that, as of May 6, 59% of the districts analyzed are providing curriculum, instruction and […]
As summer nears, school districts begin ‘scenario planning’

As summer nears, school districts begin ‘scenario planning’

Saturday “academies” and extending the current school year are among the possible ways state and district leaders say they plan to use the summer months to counter some of the learning loss expected due to school closures, uneven internet access and delays in...
Would IDEA waivers benefit districts during school closures?

Would IDEA waivers benefit districts during school closures?

Dive Brief: A provision under the recently passed CARES Act requires the U.S. Department of Education to report to Congress by late April recommendations for waivers needed under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for states to flexibly meet the needs of...