Coronavirus

Tracking State Coronavirus Legislation

Coronavirus has shaken nearly every aspect of the education sector. Widespread closures prevent…

What Congressional Covid Funding Means for K-12 Schools

(Updated 7/1) The coronavirus outbreak has upended the way schools are operating, but…

How Do We Reopen Schools?

While many states and districts in the U.S. are still mapping out how to reopen…

Who’s Learning Under Quarantine, Who’s Not

Much has been written about how the academic and social disruption from the coronavirus outbreak…

A Vision for the Next Generation of Testing

When schools were shuttered around the country two months ago, the pandemic did what nearly…

What I Learned Teaching in a Remote Classroom

It’s Wednesday morning, and I’m sitting at a desk shoved into the corner of my…

How Covid-19 Could Doom the SAT and ACT

This initially appeared as a commentary piece in The Hill. One of the…

Teaching Under Quarantine: Results From A New Survey

Studies point to alarming consequences for students of the sudden shift to distance learning…

Projecting the Potential Impacts of Covid-19 on Academic Achievement

Covid-19 has resulted in school closures around the country. But how has this impacted students’…

With Schools Shut Down, Are Districts Saving Money?

Without the need to pay for bus fuel, substitute teachers or school supplies, districts must…

Advancing Higher Ed Equity During the Pandemic—and Beyond

In late 2007, I was at a crossroads. Another automobile plant in Michigan was closing,…

How Federal Covid Aid Can Support Students and Schools

Covid-19 has upended, along with everything else, the balance sheets of the nation’s elementary and…

The Pandemic and the Teacher Pay Problem

There have been countless headlines about the American education system’s struggles to educate 50…

Fighting Coronavirus with National Service

This piece appeared as a commentary in The Hill. This May, more than…

The Great Unknown for Colleges: This Fall’s Freshmen Class

The coronavirus has sent a shockwave through higher education. FutureEd Policy Associate Brooke LePage explored…

The Power—and Limits—of Experts in a Populist Age

With the rise of populism, advocates are questioning whether idea-centered change organizations such as think…

Inside Post-Covid Schools, Next Year and Beyond

Let’s not repeat the mistakes the education sector made in responding to the last major…

A Teacher’s Message to His Students on the Coronavirus—By Rap

The San Miguel School is an independent, tuition-free Catholic middle school that educates 90 low-income…

Podcast: The Coming Enrollment Crunch

Pete Fritz, a Senior Manager at Deloitte in its Higher Education practice, talks…

Chronic Absenteeism in the Time of Coronavirus

The spread of coronavirus, the need for “social distancing,” and the shuttering of schools in…

The Parental Challenges of Homeschooling During Quarantine

FutureEd Senior Fellow Mike Goldstein is the founder of Match Education in Boston, an organization…

How Can We Use Summer to Keep Students Learning?

With schools across the country shuttered for the foreseeable future, educators and policymakers are looking…

The Dos and Don’ts of Distance Learning in a Pandemic

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has produced a cascade of school closings. Several states…

Managing Campuses During the Coronavirus Outbreak

With college campuses shutting down across the country, FutureU hosts Jeff Selingo and Michael B.