School Reopening

National Trends in School Openings Since January

FutureEd has produced a national school-opening trend line by aggregating weekly…

Education in the 2021 State of the State Addresses

When governors delivered their State of the State addresses this winter — often via…

How the Federal Government Can Help Schools Reopen Safely

As the country awaits widespread distribution of COVID-19 vaccines during the coming months—and with President-Elect…

The Effects of School Reopenings on Covid-19 Hospitalizations

With rising Covid-19 hospitalizations across the country, schools are grappling with whether to reopen for…

An Educator to Lead the Education Department

In nominating Miguel Cardona as education secretary, President-Elect Joe Biden has delivered on his promise…

To What Extent Does In-Person Schooling Contribute to the Spread of Covid-19?

Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, schools have grappled with how, and…

Why We Shouldn’t Be So Certain That Schools Should Be Open

With the coronavirus surging again and state and local officials closing down communities for a…

The Pandemic and the Educational Opportunity Gap

Students in the nation’s wealthiest school districts have greater access to hybrid instructional approaches, which…

Podcast: The Debate Over Reopening Colleges

Boston University welcomed students back in the fall, but not without some serious…

Podcast: Emily Oster and the Role of the Public Intellectual

FutureU podcast hosts Michael B. Horn and Jeff Selingo chat with Emily Oster; Royce…

Podcast: Governors and Their Discretionary CARES Act Dollars

In a new podcast, FutureEd Editorial Director Phyllis Jordan talks with the Consortium for…

Public Health and the Safe Reopening of Schools

This piece was orginally published as a commentary in Politico. The unfolding complexity of school reopening…

A Debate on School Reopening Plays Out on Twitter

The reopening of schools and the wearing of masks have dominated the national coronavirus debate…

Key Decisions for More Effective Distance Learning in the Fall

From the beginning of the pandemic, school system leaders understood that some students would need…