Plans must be rooted in health and safety. But to attack the inequities exacerbated by the pandemic, our priorities as a nation must also be reevaluated.
Looming budget cuts will profoundly impact educators and students, especially in low-income and communities of color. Only Congress can mitigate the damage.
“We need the best masks and gloves to keep us healthy so we can keep working to keep the school healthy.”
When asked this past week if she was using the crisis to push private school vouchers, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos replied, “Absolutely.”
Whether school doors reopen or remote learning continues, student progress will depend on how we support their emotional and mental health.
“We Rise Together” campaign calls on Congress to pass the HEROES Act to help stabilize education funding.
Looking ahead to the new school year, educators and parents join forces to make sure students get what they need to stay safe and to succeed.
The National Education Association celebrates the amazing educators who have served as a lifeline for students – and each other – during the pandemic.
While some ESPs are eager to return, many are nervous that it’s too soon.