November 25, 2020
Education Week, Vol. 40, Issue 14
Teaching Opinion Parents Are Watching Like Never Before. 'Trust Us' Isn't Enough
Now is the moment for educators to focus inward and repair classroom inequities, writes the CEO of Baltimore's public schools.
Student Well-Being COVID Vaccine Isn't Ready, But Schools Need to Push Families to Vaccinate Now. Here's How
Schools can lay the groundwork by bolstering immunizations for other diseases, like measles, on the cusp of dangerous outbreaks.
Teaching Profession Teachers' Rights Under COVID-19: Anxiety Meets Legality
Schools and staff confront a welter of employment laws and regulations when it comes to on-site work under the pandemic.
Student Well-Being Schools Are Retreating to Remote Learning as COVID-19 Surges. Do They Have To?
More districts retreat to remote learning or halt reopening, jeopardizing a widespread return to in-person learning in 2020-21.
Equity & Diversity Training Bias Out of Teachers: Research Shows Little Promise So Far
There's no evidence that anti-bias training on its own stops discrimination, and it may backfire if used as a Band-Aid for racism.
School Climate & Safety Opinion The Pandemic Is Raging. Here's How to Support Your Grieving Students
What do students who have experienced a loss need in the classroom? Brittany R. Collins digs into the science.
Student Well-Being A Highly Effective Vaccine Is Likely on the Way. What Does That Mean for Schools and Kids?
Two infectious disease experts weigh in on how a COVID-19 vaccine that’s 90 percent effective, as early results are showing, could change school health and safety protocols.
School & District Management How Hybrid Learning Is (and Is Not) Working During COVID-19: 6 Case Studies
The mix of hybrid learning approaches is dizzying, but schools are learning valuable lessons about what is worth replicating.
Special Education How Will Schools Pay for Compensatory Services for Special Ed. Students?
States’ efforts so far suggest there won’t be enough money to go around for all the learning losses of students with disabilities from COVID-19 school shutdowns.
School Choice & Charters Home Schooling Is Way Up With COVID-19. Will It Last?
The shift could have lasting effects on both public schools and the home-schooling movement.