Secondary school suspensions cost some districts over a year of instruction

Dive Brief: A new analysis of middle and high school out-of-school suspension data shows Black students were suspended at much higher rates than White students, according to a report by The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at The Civil Rights Project, produced in collaboration with the Learning Policy Institute. The national analysis shows Black students […]

27 districts join Century Foundation school integration effort

Dive Brief: This week, The Century Foundation announced The Bridges Collaborative, a grassroots effort to improve racial and socioeconomic integration and equity that involves 56 organizations, including 27 school districts of various sizes, geographies and student...

Districts struggle to find balance in online instruction

Dive Brief: With 85% of schools offering some type of online learning this fall, most districts are upping the stakes from spring approaches that relied on prerecorded lessons accessible at any time, opting now for live online lessons with students expected to spend...

Districts embrace in-person learning pods for marginalized students

Dive Brief: An increasing number of school districts are adopting in-person learning pods for lower-income families and vulnerable populations, according to Robin Lake, director for the Center on Reinventing Public Education, who hosted a virtual panel on the trend...