School districts across the U.S. are renovating their buildings and upgrading dilapidated ventilation systems with the help of $190 billion US dollars of federal COVID relief. But these improvements will take time, and some won’t...Read more
Like many New York City charter schools, Brooklyn’s Ascend network started off the year fully remote. But just a few months in, it became clear: Remote learning wasn’t working for certain students. Read more
A teacher in Newark trudges through the snow to find students who haven’t logged into her all-remote class, a sad ritual of tracking down teens that began for her last March. A student in Indiana...Read more
When school buildings first began closing in March, we started talking with a high school junior in Chicago named Sarah Alli-Brown about how the coronavirus pandemic had affected her education and her life.Read more
Nestled on her couch, Karin Burrell-Stinson fills her long workdays in her small Manhattan studio apartment videoconferencing with her classes, checking in with individual students, and providing feedback on their work. But, she says, a...Read more
Michelle Taylor’s first-grader had only been at Chrysler Elementary School for a few months, but already she was bored.
“They didn’t have the tools to support my daughter,” Taylor said. Unsure where else to turn, she...Read more