Reopening the Schools – Weighing the Risks

In-person and online learning takes place in Dodd Middle School in Cheshire, Connecticut. (Dave Zajac/Record-Journal via AP)

For nearly a year, schools in the United States have adapted to the pandemic by utilizing distance-learning models with varying success levels. Many studies indicate that the interruption to in-person learning has drastically affected standardized test scores, graduation rates, absenteeism, and social development for all students. The heaviest toll falls on Black, Hispanic, and low-income… Continue reading Reopening the Schools – Weighing the Risks