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National Survey on Coronavirus Preparedness Shows School Leaders Aren’t Ready for Remote Learning

By Lesli A. Maxwell & Emma Patti Harris — March 12, 2020 1:41

To get a handle on how schools are preparing and responding to coronavirus, EdWeek surveyed over 1,000 district and school leaders. The results are striking, especially as the number of confirmed cases grows in the U.S. and the possibility of widespread closures becomes more likely.

Lesli Maxwell is managing editor. She also writes The Savvy Principal newsletter.
Emma Patti Harris is a deputy managing editor for Education Week who oversees visuals and immersive experiences.

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